Outreach Archives - Academic Affairs

Dozens of Children Take Part in Summer Camps on “The Hill”

Junior Mini Medical School, Is There an Engineer Inside of You?, Donnie B’s Golf Camp, and A Taste of Etiquette and Cooking. These are a few camps for kids in grades K-12 that happened at Prairie View A&M University this summer. “There was a new theme each week,” said Dr. Talitha Lewis, director of the [...]

College of Nursing Hosts its Largest-Ever Open House

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Nursing held its annual Spring Open House on April 19. “Reporting over 160 potential students, the largest attendance in the history of the event, made it a very special occasion,” said Dr. Forest Dent Smith, director of Admissions and Student Services. Dozens of local high school students interested in [...]

Elementary Partnering School Day

PVAMU’s Office for Strategic Partnerships and K-12 Outreach hosted its 5th-ever Elementary School Day. More than 1,000 students from 12 area schools attended. “Our theme this time around was “It’s Carnival Time.” We had hotdogs, sack races, fraternities and sororities stepping, music, etc., in addition to the kids learning about our campus, meeting some of our [...]

Nearly 100 Students Attend Scholarship Reception

Ninety-three students from 40 school districts across Texas attended PVAMU’s annual University Merit Scholarship Reception on March 2. The students received one of the University’s three most prestigious scholarships: the Regents’ Student Merit Scholarship, Presidential Academic Scholarship, and Distinguished Achievement Academic Scholarship. “These types of programs are designed to showcase our academically gifted students, academic [...]

Middle School Partnering Day

Twelve-hundred students from nine school districts across Texas attended Middle School Partnering Day on March 21, 2018, “It’s Hollywood Style at PV.” Dr. Talitha Lewis, director of PVAMU’s Office for Strategic Partnerships and K-12 Outreach said, “This year’s Middle School Day was exciting. It was truly like we were in HOLLYWOOD with lots of talent [...]

Fall Outreach Events Bring Thousands of Students to Campus

“It’s Showtime at PVAMU.” That was the theme for this semester’s Elementary Partnering School Day. It could have been the theme for HISD Day a few weeks earlier. That’s because, for both programs, close to 2,000 students came to visit “The Hill.” “This was our first-ever HISD Day for the Houston Independent School District,” said [...]

Two Alum Volunteer at Madison Area College Fair to Help Recruit Future Panthers

Prairie View A&M University alumni are making a difference from Texas all the way to Madison, Wisconsin. That’s where TJ McCray, director of Instructional Technology and Media Services for the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD), and Victoria Crosby, who is pursuing a law degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently volunteered to help recruit future Panthers [...]

Hundreds of Students Rock “The Hill” on High School Band Day

More than 800 students from nearly a dozen high schools from around Texas played their hearts out at Prairie View A&M University’s Panther Stadium for High School Band Day. “Each year around June, we solicit participation from various schools for High School Band Day,” said Dr. Timmey Zachery, PVAMU’s Director of Bands. “For this year’s [...]