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Architecture Professor to use AIA Grant to help portion of Houston’s aging population

The American Institute of Architects’ Design for Aging Knowledge Community selected Assistant Professor Jessica April Ward in Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture as a 2019-2020 AIA Design for Aging Fellow. As a fellow, Ward will use a $10,000 grant to further research being done in PVAMU’s Regenerative Design Studio course – one of [...]

PVAMU alumnus featured on 60 Minutes for initiatives in Nigeria

In April 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped from the school they were attending in Chibok, a town in Borno State, Nigeria.  Alumnus Reginald T. Braggs ’90, who serves as the Assistant Vice President for Foundation Programs at the American University of Nigeria (AUN), was given the enormous task of developing a program that would educate the [...]

PVAMU alumna secures a job at IBM after completing an internship

Alexa Jackson, a recent alumna who graduated from PVAMU December 2018, has secured a job at IBM in Atlanta after working as an intern in the Watson Customer Engagement department as a digital development representative last summer. Jackson, who graduated with her bachelor’s degree in business administration with a minor in economics, will be working [...]

Alumni Use Decades of Industry Experience to Teach Younger Generations

Alumni Use Decades of Industry Experience to Teach Younger Generations Two Prairie View A&M University alumni are making an impact in PVAMU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Horace St. Julian (’71) and Vewiser “VJ” Turner (’80) are instructors who came out of retirement to teach. St. Julian has over four decades of experience from [...]

PVAMU Endowed Professor of Political Science, Melanye Price, Pens Powerful New York Times Op-Ed

Mathew Knowles Lecture Registration

PVAMU welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment for a lecture presentation

Prairie View A&M University College of Business welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles to campus on Wednesday, February 20 at 3:30 pm, for a presentation, “The Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship: The Business of Music, Film and Entertainment Industry."  The lecture will take place in the Agriculture/Business Multipurpose Building in the Ernest Boyd and Floretta Brown Collins Auditorium. Dr. Knowles is an author, [...]

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 [...]

Fabrication Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Join President Ruth J. Simmons, Dean Ikhlas Sabouni, faculty and staff for the grand opening of the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Fabrication Center. The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 11:00 am.

PVAMU welcomes historian and alumnus W. Gabriel Selassie I ’88 for Scholars’ Voices Series

Prairie View A&M University welcomes Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I to campus on Thursday, February 21 at 4:00 pm, for a Symposium: Scholars' Voices Series,  African American Culture and History. The symposium will take place in the Don K. Clark Auditorium. About Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I: Dr. W. Gabriel Selassie I is the Ralph Bunche Associate Professor of History [...]