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Down That Road: Dr. Flossie M. Byrd

Flossie M. Byrd served as the first Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Prairie View A&M University. Dr. Byrd earned the Bachelor of Science degree in Home Economics at Florida A&M University (FAMU); the Master of Education degree in Home Economics Education at Pennsylvania State University and the Doctor of Philosophy degree in …

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PVAMU Remembers 3rd Class Midshipman Patrick Lantz

The Prairie View A&M University community mourns the loss of Patrick Lantz. Lantz was a Criminal Justice major, Squad Leader and 3rd Class Midshipman in the Naval ROTC. He was known for his warm demeanor and natural leadership abilities. He was also a talented student, having been awarded the American Legion Academic Excellence Award, and having …

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PVAMU Marching Storm Band Headed to NYC for 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Prairie View A&M Marching Storm has been selected to perform in the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, representing the University and the State of Texas. This will mark the first Parade appearance by the band. The Marching Storm will join the Parade to the call of Let’s Have a Parade, the iconic phrase that …

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PVAMU Dedicates B.E.S.T. Learning Laboratory to Alumna Dr. Twana Edwards

Twana Edwards was born in Houston, Texas in 1968 to Elnora and Jessie James Edwards. She attended Houston ISD, graduating from Ross Shaw Sterling High School in the top of her class. Following graduation, Edwards enrolled in PVAMU as a biology major.  She had a number of experiences at PVAMU that enhanced her academic development. …

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Happy Birthday to Willie Mena Jones-Glass, one of PVAMU’s Longest Living Alumni!

Willie Mena is among the longest living Prairie View A&M University alumni. On April 30, 2016, she will turn 106 years old. Born in Caldwell, Texas, she was one of 8 children born to Willie and Julia French Jones. She chose to attend what was then Prairie View Normal and Industrial College because she wanted to …

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