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PVAMU mourns the loss of student Brayon Molden

As we reach the mid-term of the fall semester, Prairie View A&M University is mourning the loss of student, Mr. Brayon J. Molden, who passed away Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Prairie View, Texas.  Molden, a junior health major from Spring, Texas who was enrolled as a full-time student in the Whitlowe R. Green College of …

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Mandela visit sheds light on Entrepreneurship and the African Diaspora

The College of Business recently welcomed Ndaba Mandela, the grandson of Nelson Mandela, rounding out a week of International events exposing students to cultural globalization. The younger Mandela spoke about his numerous accomplishments as an entrepreneur and organizational leader and addressed African stereotypes. Mandela opened his speech by detailing a particular incident that sparked his …

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PVAMU to offer free highway construction career academy

More people will have access to careers in highway construction this fall thanks to funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. The Texas Construction Career Academy, a two-week program planned by the Office of Continuing Education, exposes participants to various aspects of the highway construction industry including training in heavy equipment and skid steer use. An OSHA construction course, flaggers …

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Bowman among 2014 H.S. Warwick Research Award winners

Nelson Bowman, executive director of development at PVAMU, believes cultivating an environment of philanthropy through the engagement of alumni is vital to the success of any collegiate fundraising campaign. His work in this area has received recognition by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Bowman recently received the H.S. Warwick Research Award …

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Dr. Amber Johnson receives National Communications Association award

Dr. Amber Johnson, assistant professor in the department of Languages and Communications, was selected as one of the 2014 recipients of the NCA Golden Anniversary Monograph award winners. The award given annually, recognizes the most outstanding scholarly monograph published during the previous calendar year. Johnson is being acknowledged for her article, “Antoine Dodson and the …

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