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Prairie View A&M University is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanye Price ‘95 as Endowed Professor of Political Science and principal investigator for the Mellon Foundation African American Studies Initiative. Price's research and teaching interests include black politics, public opinion, political rhetoric, and social movements. Her most recent book, "The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama [...]
President Ruth J. Simmons announced Fred E. Washington as Prairie View A&M University’s Vice President and Director of Athletics (AD). As Vice President and Director of Athletics, Fred will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. He will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for an eighteen-sport NCAA Division I FCS intercollegiate [...]
PVAMU USDA/1890 National Scholars Prairie View A&M University is pleased to recognize the latest Panthers selected as USDA/1890 National Scholars by the United States Department of Agriculture. Kyla Faith Peer was selected by the Foreign Agriculture Service as a USDA/1890 National Scholar. She is a Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) freshman Agriculture major, focusing in Agribusiness [...]
This year’s Faculty Conference hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs was engaging, informative, and inspiring. “Faculty were given a chance to hear and reflect on student voices – we had six students, ranging from undergraduate and graduate students to athletes, non-traditional, and honors students share their experiences,” said James Palmer, interim provost [...]
The second issue of the undergraduate research journal PURSUE came out this summer. Students from three colleges and universities, including Prairie View A&M, contributed. “Six students from Prairie View wrote five articles for Volume 1, Issue 2.
As part of Women’s History Month, actress Phylicia Rashad addressed the Prairie View A&M University community as a SPIT Knowledge Lecturer. Rashad, a native Houstonian, is most famous for her role as Clair Huxtable on the Cosby Show and currently plays the mother of actor Taye Diggs on the FOX TV Show Empire. SPIT Knowledge [...]
Roy G. Perry College of Engineering celebrated National Engineering Week (E-Week) February 18-24. There were a host of events including the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony and the Outstanding Student Awards Luncheon; the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony congratulates and recognizes faculty, staff, students, and corporate sponsor achievements. PVAMU, along with the University of Houston [...]