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Scholarships available for students impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Through a $1 million grant from the State of Qatar via the Qatar Harvey Fund and the Rebuild Texas Fund, scholarships are now available to Hurricane Harvey-impacted students at five campuses within the Texas A&M University System, including Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). The generous grant will help students whose lives were upended by Hurricane [...]

Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Phase 9 Housing Community

Prairie View A&M University and American Campus Communities are celebrating the beginning of construction on the partnership's next phase of student housing. The Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  For more than 20-years, the Prairie View A&M University and American Campus Communities partnership has revitalized the university’s on-campus [...]

PVAMU professor directs robotic scout for Bechtel

Stories about robots doing the work of human beings have almost become routine. But some jobs are truly made for robots — and unquestionably not for humans. One clear example can be found at Prairie View A&M University’s College of Engineering, where intensive research will soon lead to robots going where no human body would [...]

PVAMU Dean of the College of Nursing featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

President Simmons in studio with Khambrel Marshall on Houston Newsmakers

Former Ivy League President Simmons Leading by Example Ruth Simmons, Ph.D. was the youngest of 12 children in Grapeland, Texas and rose to become president of Brown University for 11 years. How was that possible? She says even with all of the challenges of growing up in poverty and segregation, education became her way out. [...]

PVAMU Reference Librarian shares ways to find your family history for free

Do you want to find your family roots for free? Prairie View A&M University's Reference Librarian Kimberly Gay shows you how! Gay discusses with Houston's CW39 the benefits of discovering ancestral stories, during a university event "Find Your Roots! Family Pedigree Research."

New Fabrication Design Center Receives AIA Houston Design Award

With a grand opening ceremony planned for February 2019, Prairie View A&M University’s newly constructed Fabrication Design Center won a design award from the Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Twelve projects located in the Houston metropolitan area received the award, which is based on the quality of design, resolution of the program [...]

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 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 [...]

President Simmons Promotes State Fair Classic on Tom Joyner Morning Show