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Dr. Deland Myers On How Community-Focused Solutions Are Essential to Improve Food Security

Dr. Deland Myers is taking on a big task: trying to solve hunger in Texas. Luckily, he’s not alone. Thanks to the way Prairie View’s Agriculture Department is structured, he’s able to work with researchers in areas ranging from soil science to sociology to develop a holistic approach to keeping people fed. He explained how [...]

Architecture Professor to use AIA Grant to help portion of Houston’s aging population

The American Institute of Architects’ Design for Aging Knowledge Community selected Assistant Professor Jessica April Ward in Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture as a 2019-2020 AIA Design for Aging Fellow. As a fellow, Ward will use a $10,000 grant to further research being done in PVAMU’s Regenerative Design Studio course – one of [...]

PVAMU President to deliver keynote address for the NAACP 100th anniversary banquet

The Corpus Christi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is gearing up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its H. Boyd Hall Chapter. The celebration, dubbed the 100 Year Jubilee Celebration Program, will take place Sunday, Jan. 19 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, and features PVAMU [...]

PVAMU team participates in Houston Mayor’s Trade Delegation to Bahamas

A team of representatives from PVAMU recently participated in a trade delegation from the City of Houston that visited The Bahamas from Dec. 5-8. Due to the events surrounding the passing of President George H.W. Bush, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had to cancel his plans to lead the delegation. The delegation ultimately included Vice Mayor [...]

PVAMU Band Students Participate in 369th Band for Armistice Centennial in D.C.

As the nation honored its veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces during the recent Veterans Day weekend, several PVAMU students played a major role in remaking history in Washington, D.C. as part of the festivities. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice, a recreation of the 369th Regimental [...]

PVAMU Engages with Holleman Elementary School for Science Fair

Crossing the lines of learning is something that Prairie View A&M University prides itself on and that was no different when the Cooperative Agriculture Research Center and the Department of Biology recently collaborated to serve as judges for a science fair held at Holleman Elementary School in Waller ISD. Dr. Gloria Regisford, serves as a [...]

PVAMU Veteran Students Give Back to Flight #55 Initiative

Seven Prairie View A&M University Veterans Services students recently participated in the trip of a lifetime, escorting a total of 51 World War II, Korean, and Vietnam veterans to D.C. on the weekend of November 2 - 3, 2018. These students were chosen as Honor Guardians for Flight #55 an all-African American group, providing a significant [...]

PVAMU is Taking the Lead on Tackling Food Insecurity

Prairie View A&M University is about to embark on something monumental, as it seeks to find a cure for the real-world problem of food insecurity. Food Insecurity is the lack of access to healthy and nutritious food, especially in underserved communities. PVAMU's Endowed Professor of Food Systems, Dr. Deland J. Myers Sr. has been awarded [...]

PVAMU Alumna Appointed to Council by Governor Abbott

PVAMU alumna Dr. E’Loria Simon-Campbell, Ph.D. '95 was recently appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke for a term set to start on February 1, 2019. This council is charged with developing an effective and resource‐efficient plan to reduce the morbidity, mortality and economic burden of cardiovascular disease and [...]

Finance Professor to Host “Money Matters” Financial Planning Event

While many college students are likely somewhat aware of the importance of financial planning in their adult lives, they likely don’t realize it should start even before their college graduation. Danny Harvey, a finance professor and financial planning program director at the university, is aiming to change those attitudes. Harvey will be hosting “Money Matters,” [...]

Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.