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PVAMU ranks in top 10 on affordability meter

Digital publication affordableschools.net recently released its annual list of The Most Affordable Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Prairie View A&M University rose to the top of the list, ranking number 10 in affordability among HBCUs that grant bachelor’s degrees.  The publication ranked the institutions on the basis of average yearly net price for …

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Prairie View A&M University Participates in State Department EducationUSA Forum on Internationalizing U.S. Campuses

Prairie View A&M University recently participated in the U.S. Department of State’s eighth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C. More than 570 U.S. university representatives from 46 states, 60 EducationUSA regional coordinators and advisers from around the world, and U.S. and foreign government officials will convene to discuss international student recruitment and retention strategies. International …

The Women of Prairie View: Barbara Jacket

In  our ongoing series highlighting the women who helped build and shape PVAMU, this week, we spotlight Legendary Track Coach Barbara Jacket.  Barbara Jacket set the pace for women in university sports. From a young high school and college athlete, she evolved into a highly competent and widely celebrated coach taking the height of her …

Interim President Ruth J. Simmons referenced in Newsweek article

A Newsweek opinion piece co-written by Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College and Dan Porterfield , president of Franklin & Marshall College highlights the potential danger in eliminating programs designed to attract more minority students to top universities.  The extremely insightful article mentions PVAMU Interim President Ruth J. Simmons alongside CEO and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg and United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. To …

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