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PVAMU alumnus and drumline captain for Beyonce’s Coachella performance sits down with Fox 26

There is still lots of buzz about Beyonce's brand new live album and documentary "Homecoming." One of the performers featured is Houston drummer and former Prairie View A&M University Marching Storm member Larry Allen '07 and '10. Beyonce’ blew everyone's mind when she headlined Coachella a year ago, and now we're getting an in-depth, behind-the-scenes [...]

PVAMU hosts inaugural Young Investor Symposium for local high school students

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business (COB) hosted its first-ever Young Investor Symposium for dozens of students from three area high schools (Nimitz High School, Cleveland High School, and Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy). According to Dr. Yi Zhang, associate professor of finance, the goal of the event was to expose young students to [...]

This Week on The Hill: Harold Owens joins Peace Corps

This Week on The Hill sits down with Harold Owens.Prairie View A&M University senior, English major Harold Ellis Owens has been selected to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer.The Houston, Texas native departs September 24 to immerse in the Senegal, West Africa community. Mr. Owens will spend two years working side by side [...]

PVAMU freshman wins Houston Poetry Slam

In this sound portrait, we meet Poet Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart. She talks about her inspirations, writing poems at 3 a.m. and winning her first poetry slam. She reads her poem, “05092000.” Born and raised in Humble, Ashlyn “Lyn” Stewart is a freshman at Prairie View A&M University. A three-time member of Meta-Four Houston, she believes [...]

PVAMU to host inaugural Research Week

Prairie View A&M University will host its first ever Research Week on April 10-12. Initiated by the Office of Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs, in partnership with the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center (under the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology), the event will feature research work done by faculty members, scientists, and undergraduate and [...]

PVAMU’s Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr. named ACE Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr., Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of Faculty Innovation and Enhancement (FIE) at Prairie View A&M University, as an ACE Fellow for its 2019-20 program. Thirty-nine Fellows were selected to begin work this fall following nominations by senior administration at each of [...]

PVAMU alumnus and county agent talks vertical planting on Great Day Houston

Though a new concept to many, vertical planting is becoming more popular in urban communities that offer minimal space for farming. Jeremy Peaches '15, Prairie View A&M  University alumnus and Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) county agent is doing his part to teach and inform youth on proper techniques to grow food in the city with [...]

Prairie View A&M University participates in We Teach Texas initiative

Prairie View A&M’s Whitlow R. Green College of Education was established by the 16th Texas Legislature specifically for the training of African American teachers. Prairie View A&M prides itself on the impact that its graduates have made to multi-cultural students across the nation. Prairie View A&M has a legacy of preparing and cultivating educators who [...]

PVAMU Alumna Judge Erica Hughes ’03 and ’06 featured in Houston Style Magazine

PVAMU Alumna Erica Hughes '03 and '06 can’t stop smiling these days. She did a lot of smiling on the campaign trail when she was running for criminal court judge. A huge smile was on her face when the election results revealed she had won. The smile got bigger when she took the oath of [...]

PVAMU Alumnus and Tuskegee Airman, Robert T. McDaniel ’49 and ’52, dies at 96

Robert T. McDaniel '49 and '52 earned both a bachelor’s and master’s of science at Prairie View A&M and became a teacher, counselor, coach, and principal in Fort Worth ISD schools. Many of his students never knew what a giant stood before them, of his pioneering role in World War II and in the civil [...]