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PVAMU wins 2nd Place at HBCU national debate tournament

The PVAMU Speech and Debate team won 2nd place in the nation, in Small School Sweepstakes at the 2nd Annual HBCU National Tournament at Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN, March 1-3. Students performed very well individually to help the team garner their 2nd place finish. This caps off a year where the team set [...]

PVAMU Alumna Robbyn Traylor, MD ’00 is among top 25 women in healthcare

Chief Medical Officer of Next Level Urgent Care, LLC, Robbyn Traylor, MD '00 is named among the Texas Healthcare Diversity Council’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare 2019. The council will present Traylor with the prestigious award at the upcoming Healthcare Diversity Summit to be held in Houston late February. The award recognizes doctors, nurses, health [...]

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 healthcare research team to present at health conference

On May 9, 2019, Dr. Mark Tschaepe, associate professor of philosophy at Prairie View A&M University, Christian Farley, graduating senior honors student at PVAMU, and Michael Zhou, junior at Cypress Ranch High School, will present the research session "How Did This Become a Medical Desert?" at the National Rural Health Association's 42nd Annual Conference in Atlanta, [...]

Cornel West returns to Prairie View to revel in what he says is its ‘renaissance’

Half an hour before his lecture began Friday afternoon, Harvard University professor and renowned civil rights activist Cornel West could be spotted giving his audience at Prairie View A&M University an early welcome with an impromptu appearance, handing out hugs and handshakes to students, alumni, and other attendees. “How are you, brother?” the author said [...]

Live Stream Cornel West Lecture

Prairie View A&M University welcomes prominent activist Dr. Cornel West to campus on Friday, January 18 at 4:00 pm, for a Symposium: Scholars' Voices Series,  African American Culture and History. The symposium will take place in the Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center, Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium. Cornel West is an American philosopher, political activist, social [...]

Sold Out Cornel West Lecture will be available on Live Stream

Prairie View A&M University welcomes prominent activist Dr. Cornel West to campus on Friday, January 18 at 4:00 pm, for a Symposium: Scholars' Voices Series,  African American Culture and History. The symposium will take place in the Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center, Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium. Cornel West is an American philosopher, political activist, social [...]

PVAMU Alumna Melanye Price appointed as Endowed Professor of Political Science

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 [...]

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 [...]

Students Win Big During Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium

Nine Prairie View A&M University students took home awards at the Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium, which was held November 1-2 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Graduate deans from each member institution host the annual event. “Prairie View A&M University students have consistently presented competitive and intriguing research during [...]