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Dr. John Adolph to Speak at Spring General Assembly

Prairie View A&M University welcomes Pastor John R. Adolph, Thursday January 26th at 10 a.m. in the Opal Johnson – Smith Auditorium (MSC). Pastor Adolph will serve as the Guest Speaker for the 2017 General Assembly and kick off Black History Month and the President’s Lecture Series.   Pastor Adolph is a native Houstonian, pastor …

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College of Engineering Receives $1 million NSF Scholarships in STEM (S-STEM) Award

A S-TEM grant in the amount of $1,000,000 has been awarded to The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering. The five-year STEM (S-STEM) grant is from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for the “Engineering Scholars Program: Fostering the Next Generation of STEM Leaders” project. “The project is designed to increase the retention of students from …

Alumna Retires After 50 Years In Education

Jo Shedwin ’66, will retire this year from Ector County Independent School District after 50 years of service. A native of Tennessee Colony, Texas, Shedwin has been a teacher in the school district since she graduated from Prairie View A&M University in 1966. When Shedwin was hired in ’66, she was teaching United States History …


Graduate Student Brings Santa to Jones Elementary

Smiles were on the faces of the students of Jones Elementary when Santa Claus paid a visit. Marquice O’Leary, a graduate assistant in the Office of Disability Services, approached his superiors about an idea of his. He wanted to do something special for the kids and needed their support. O’Leary took it upon himself to …


Architecture Students Win Prize at Texas Central Competition

Prairie View A&M architecture students competed in the Future Architects Design Competition this past August. Hosted by Texas Central, the contest allowed students to present proposals for the Texas Bullet Train Passenger Station in front of a panel comprising of respected architects and members of the Texas Central team. PVAMU students presented proposals that received …

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