Students Win at Biomedical Research Conference

Prairie View A&M University students traveled to Phoenix, AZ for the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students where over 1,000 students were in attendance. Ali Fares, interim dean and land-grant program director, said he was proud of all the hard work the students exhibited at the conference. “This is a great opportunity for [...]

College of Business Hosts Inaugural Stock Trading Competition

This Spring, the College of Business will host its inaugural high school stock trading competition. Open to high school teams in the greater Houston area, each team should consist of three to four 10th to 12th-grade students. This competition is conducted 100% online on PVAMU's virtual trading platform (; a web-based trading simulation program. Each team [...]

Five PVAMU Football Players Participate in the HBCU of America Spirit Bowl

A Reflection on the Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The tragic circumstances of Martin Luther King’s untimely death and the upheaval and alienation that followed are etched in the memories of anyone who lived through that turbulent period. But the fact that MLK recognition events remain relevant a half-century later reveals not simply the importance of King’s life and vision, but also the stark [...]

PVAMU Alumna Selected as Presidential Management Fellows Program Finalist

De’Ahna Johnson, a graduate student from Waterbury, Connecticut, was selected as one of 417 finalists for the Presidential Management Fellows Program. Created more than three decades ago by Executive Order, the PMF program is a two-year leadership development program for potential government leaders. According to its website, the PMF Program, “provides some sustenance during the [...]

National FFA Organization Honors PVAMU’S CEP-AGNR Program Leader

Alumna and Legendary Educator Nellye Joyce Punch Dies at 96

Students Win 2nd Place in National Design Competition

By Marchita Shilo A group of students from the School of Architecture took home second place in the American Institute of Architects, Custom Residential Architects Network (AIA CRAN) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA)’s 2017 HERE+NOW: A House for the 21st Century Residential Student Design Competition. The competition had more than 560 [...]

Lockheed Martin Awards College of Engineering $100,000

The Roy G. Perry College of Engineering at Prairie View A&M University received a $100,000 donation from global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin. “The donation will give us the ability to recruit more incoming freshmen to the College of Engineering Institute Summer Bridge program. In addition, we will be able to attract more students [...]

Dooley Named Head Football Coach