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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 welcomes historian and alumnus W. Gabriel Selassie I ’88 for Scholars’ Voices Series

Prairie View A&M University welcomes Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I to campus on Thursday, February 21 at 4:00 pm, for a Symposium: Scholars' Voices Series,  African American Culture and History. The symposium will take place in the Don K. Clark Auditorium. About Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I: Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I is the Ralph Bunche Associate Professor of History [...]

A Special Message from the VP of Student Affairs

Our community is shaken by the on campus shootings on January 30thand last night. These events challenge our sense of community and safety. Although no one was hurt during these incidents, there is no place for these acts within our Prairie View community. The university is committed to their immediate end. Investigations from last night’s [...]

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 Alumnus Khadarel Hodge ’17 to play in the Super Bowl

On Sunday, the 390 or so citizens of D’Lo, Mississippi and the entire PVAMU family can take pride in one more distinction: they will have a player in the Super Bowl. Meet KhaDarel Hodge, 23-year-old rookie wide receiver of the Los Angeles Rams, who also is an aspiring male model. We’ll eventually get to the [...]

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, [...]

Special message to the PVAMU campus community

The safety and security of our students is always the primary concern for our University. We are grateful that no one was physically injured during this incident and we are confident that the University Police Department is conducting a thorough investigation. We urge anyone with knowledge about this crime to contact the University tip line [...]

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 [...]

Special Message from the VP of Student Affairs

Toward the end of last semester, I wrote you an update on the ongoing challenges within Panther Hill (PH) apartments. At that time, I also promised the creation of an office that would be responsible for supporting all of off-campus student life. This new office would work with relevant stakeholders to ensure that our students [...]

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 [...]