The Prairie View A&M University community is mourning the loss of junior biology major, Donnie Wade, who died Tuesday at North Cypress Medical Center Hospital.
Wade, of Dallas, Texas, was a second semester transfer student from Stephen F. Austin University. Wade was transported to the hospital after experiencing difficulty during an early morning run at Hempstead High School. The circumstances of his death are being investigated by University Police. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
“The entire Prairie View family is saddened by Donnie’s death. He was an emerging leader and scholar who significantly contributed to the university community. We are deeply moved by his death and extend our condolences to his family and friends during their time of bereavement,” said Prairie View A&M President George C. Wright.
The university will provide grievance counseling and assistance to university students, faculty and staff.
Wake and funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced at a later date.