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PVAMU student studying abroad in Switzerland, Italy, Croatia this summer

This summer, Ines Frazier, a second-year agriculture major and chemistry minor at Prairie View A&M University, will participate in Switzerland’s School for International Training’s (SIT) Study Abroad Program for Food Security and Nutrition. The PVAMU Honors Program student will spend six weeks, from June 3-July 15, examining food security, nutrition, sustainable agriculture, genetically modified organisms [...]

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services selected for ApplyTexas Advisory Committee

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board appointed Michelle Hill, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services at Prairie View A&M University, as a member of the ApplyTexas Advisory Committee (ATAC). Her term runs through May 2020. “It is a great honor to represent Prairie View A& M University as a new member of the ApplyTexas Advisory [...]

Bonner scheduled to speak at Akita International University in Japan

Later this month, Dr. Fred A. Bonner, II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Prairie View A&M University’s Whitlowe R. Green College of Education, will speak at Akita International University in Japan. The provost of the university invited him to campus to deliver a series of lectures to faculty and students. “One lecture will focus on [...]

PVAMU wins HBCU Battle of the Brains during SXSW

Prairie View A&M University Panthers won this year's HBCU Battle of the Brains competition in Austin on March 10, 2019, during South by Southwest (SXSW). PVAMU’s team conquered well-known HBCU rivalries battling it out, winning $25,000 – and bragging rights. The event's mission is to promote the talented business and STEM students within the African American [...]

PVAMU welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment for a lecture presentation

Prairie View A&M University College of Business welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles to campus on Wednesday, February 20 at 3:30 pm, for a presentation, “The Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship: The Business of Music, Film and Entertainment Industry."  The lecture will take place in the Agriculture/Business Multipurpose Building in the Ernest Boyd and Floretta Brown Collins Auditorium. Dr. Knowles is an author, [...]

PVAMU TV professor announces production of documentary series

Professor Terésa Dowell-Vest, director of film and television production in the department of languages and communication at PVAMU, recently announced her plans to produce the 10 episode documentary series, “The Leap, The Lane, and the Lens: Prairie View A&M University Lady Panthers Basketball and Film.” The documentary will follow the journey of the women’s basketball [...]

PVAMU Professor Receives A&M System’s Regents Professor Award

Dr. Lijun Qian, AT&T Endowed Professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Along with Qian, the Board of Regents designated 14 other faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents [...]

First Aid Training Addresses Youth Mental Health

This fall, Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center hosted a first aid training on youth mental health. Teachers, counselors, and school resource officers from surrounding school districts, as well as officials with the Prairie View Police Department and the City of Prairie View, attended the training on November 2 for free. “The [...]

PVAMU International Student One of the Top Chosen for GE Aviation Summit

A PVAMU engineering student recently had the chance to represent the university at a leadership summit for women. Maria Rossana Ruiz, a senior set to graduate with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering spring 2019, was chosen as one in the top 30 of 950 candidates to attend the General Electric (GE) Aviation Female [...]

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 [...]