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PVAMU 4-H County Agent introduces coping skills for healthy living

Prairie View A&M University’s Extension Agent (Fort Bend), Amber Foster has provided an hour-long yoga session for more than 40 students from diverse backgrounds-Asian, Middle Eastern, African, African American, and Hispanic, for nearly a year. The students learned the importance of yoga practices, how it leads to healthy living habits and relieve everyday stressors from [...]

PVAMU Leverages Terra Dotta Tech for Study Abroad Program Growth and Visibility

Terra Dotta, the trusted leader in higher education travel, study abroad and international program management solutions, today announced that Prairie View A&M University, a Texas-based historically black college, is using its Study Abroad solution. With an expanding study abroad program, Prairie View deployed Terra Dotta’s solution to automate and streamline its study abroad recruitment, application [...]

PVAMU chaplain evolves to meet students’ spiritual needs

At 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, students will find Charles H. Lewter IV preaching from his iPad during worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. Part of the reason for this preaching method is to keep students engaged, said Lewter, who is dean of the chapel and assistant director of student engagement at Prairie [...]

PVAMU takes the lead in Texas in graduating Black Men

The numbers are staggeringly low: Only one college in Texas graduated more than 100 African-American men in 2016. It's a grim statistic that punctuates glaring disparities across their educational journey. Black males are more likely to get disciplined more harshly than their peers even as early as prekindergarten. They're less likely to get tapped for [...]

PVAMU team participates in Houston Mayor’s Trade Delegation to Bahamas

A team of representatives from PVAMU recently participated in a trade delegation from the City of Houston that visited The Bahamas from Dec. 5-8. Due to the events surrounding the passing of President George H.W. Bush, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had to cancel his plans to lead the delegation. The delegation ultimately included Vice Mayor [...]

A Special Message from the VP of Student Affairs

As the fall semester draws to an end, and in light of recent discussions regarding the semester-long challenges among our students living at privately owned Panther Hill (PH) Apartments within the town of Prairie View, I write to provide a brief update on some of the things that the university has done to support our [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Andre’ Walker ’08 recognized by NIAAA

HISD Director of Athletics Andre’ Walker has received the designation of Certified Master Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Through a voluntary NIAAA certification process, Walker was evaluated on his background, experience, and professional contributions.

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’s Research Partnership Wins National Science Foundation’s HBCU Collaboration Grant

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and Texas Southern University (TSU) are collaborators on a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project is called Excellence in Research: Collaborative Research: Strengthen the Foundation of Big Data Analytics via Interdisciplinary Research among HBCUs. “Our teams have joined forces to enhance the research capabilities of PVAMU [...]

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 [...]