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PVAMU Alumna Named 2019 CNN Hero of the Year

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 9, 2019) - Prairie View A&M University alumna Freweini Mebrahtu has been named the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year. Mebrahtu earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from PVAMU in 1992. She has dedicated her life to keeping girls in school by designing a reusable menstrual pad and trying to end [...]

PVAMU Student to Attend International Forum as Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 6, 2019) – The year 2019 is wrapping up to be a monumental and memorable one for Prairie View A&M University student Olivia Mackey. She is finishing final exams and preparing to head to the Middle Eastern country of Qatar as a Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar. “When I applied to be [...]

PVAMU Debate Students Place First in National Competition

DETROIT, Michigan (December 4, 2019) – Students from Prairie View A&M University won a national debate competition hosted by United Automobile Workers (UAW) and Ford Motor Company. PVAMU went up against Tennessee State University, University of Michigan – Flint, and Central Michigan University in “Debate in the D” on Nov. 22 in Detroit, Michigan. “Our [...]

PVAMU Kicks Off New Season of “The Overview” Podcast

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 3, 2019) - Prairie View A&M University’s Office for Marketing and Communications, in conjunction with KPVU 91.3 FM, kicked off a new season of The Overview. The rebranded monthly podcast (which initially launched in the spring) highlights research, innovations, and recent accomplishments from faculty, staff, and students on “The Hill.” The [...]

Michael McFrazier Appointed Dean of PVAMU’s Whitlowe R. Green College of Education

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 3, 2019) – Dr. Michael L. McFrazier has been appointed professor and dean of the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education (WRGCOE) at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), following approval by the chancellor of the Texas A&M University System, John Sharp. McFrazier’s appointment comes with the enthusiasm of the faculty, students, [...]

PVAMU College of Business Receives Top Ranking for Online MBA Program

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 2, 2019) – Prairie View A&M University's College of Business (COB) provides the best online MBA program in Texas, according to College Consensus. The website researched and ranked more than 570 U.S.-based online MBA programs for its 2019 review. After identifying the programs residing within the state of Texas, each program [...]

PVAMU Leads Efforts to Assist Houston Food Bank Following Detrimental Ammonia Leak

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 26, 2019) - As the Houston Food Bank (HFB) continues to recover from being forced to toss 1.8 million pounds of food last week due to an ammonia leak, a group of Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) students has jumped into action. Sophomore agriculture major Lenaye Palmer is a member of [...]

H-E-B Chairman and CEO Donates $250,000 to PVAMU for Teacher Education

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 25, 2019) -  A major gift from Charles Butt, Chairman and CEO of H-E-B, to Prairie View A&M University will provide the institution with a half-million dollars to establish scholarships for high achieving students seeking to become educators.  The university received a $250,000 donation from Butt to create the Mary Elizabeth [...]

PVAMU Helps Sustain Bahamian Students in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

Front row (left to right): Stanraj Knowles, Cordell Bain, Loran Bailey, and Rhon Adderley. Back row (left to right): Stanico Knowles, Jabari Roberts, David Burrows, and Clevans Rolle. PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 25, 2019) – As Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on Sept. 1, it also spun a storm of concern and worry [...]

PVAMU Student’s “Bacteria Art” Places First in National Competition

WASHINGTON, DC (November 22, 2019) - The American Society for Microbiology announced the winners of their 5th annual Agar Art Contest. Korey Abram, a digital media arts undergraduate student at Prairie View University, won first place in the Maker category. Submissions of artwork were created using living, growing microbes ‘painted’ on agar, a gelatin-like substance [...]