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PVAMU Alumna Remembers Husband, Late Rep. Elijah Cummings

Maryland Representative and Civil Rights Leader Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday morning at the age of 68 due to health complications, and his widow, a PVAMU alumna, was among the first to speak. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings said in a statement posted by MD Democratic Party that her husband was "an honorable man who proudly [...]

PVAMU Secures Federal Grant to Expand Cybersecurity Research

Students and faculty interested in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and computer forensics now have enhanced learning opportunities at Prairie View A&M University, due to a new grant from the Department of Defense (DoD). Shumon Alam, Ph.D., research scientist and principal investigator (PI) of the project, says the $432,854 award would go towards research and teaching in [...]

Six PVAMU Students Accepted into USDA/1890 National Scholars Program

This school year, the United States Department of Agriculture has selected a new team of Prairie View A&M University students to the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. With the addition of the new scholars, PVAMU now has ten USDA/1890 National Scholars representing the university not only on our campus but also as these scholars attend various [...]

2019 PVAMU Homecoming Week

PVAMU to Open LGBTQ+ Resource Office as Part of “HBCU Out Loud Day”

The Office of Multicultural Affairs participates in "HBCU Out Loud Day" on October 16, 2019, with the grand opening of the LGBTQ+ Resource Office. Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is slated to open an LGBTQ+ Resource Office on its main campus.  The grand opening is Wednesday, October 16, 2019, as part of the Human [...]

PVAMU Opens Hilltop Reserve: A Student Resource for Food, Finances, and Fashion

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has opened the doors to Hilltop Reserve, an emergency resource center (ERC) designed to ease students' financial worries when it comes to having access to food, clothing, and emergency funds. Tondra Moore, Ph.D., Health Administrator and Executive Director of Health Services, said the idea of having an emergency resource program [...]

Scholars’ Voices Series When and Where I Enter at 35: A Symposium in Honor of Paula Giddings

Prairie View A&M wins State Fair Classic over Grambling State as RB Dawonya Tucker has record-breaking performance

At a mere 5-5 and 180 pounds, Dawonya Tucker appears far from menacing on the football field. But as the saying goes, good things come in small packages. Tucker and Arlington Seguin alum Jalen Morton sparked Prairie View A&M as the Panthers surged from an early deficit to top SWAC rival Grambling State 42-36 Saturday [...]

Prairie View A&M University Band Members Inspire Local High School Students

In rural Texas, black students’ fight for voting access conjures a painful past