PVAMU Athletics Hosts Family and Friends Weekend

Phylicia Rashad Addresses “The Hill” as a SPIT Knowledge Lecturer

As part of Women’s History Month, actress Phylicia Rashad addressed the Prairie View A&M University community as a SPIT Knowledge Lecturer. Rashad, a native Houstonian, is most famous for her role as Clair Huxtable on the Cosby Show and currently plays the mother of actor Taye Diggs on the FOX TV Show Empire. SPIT Knowledge [...]

NMAAHC Director Lonnie G. Bunch III Tapped as Commencement Keynote Speaker

A keynote speaker has been tapped for the spring 2018 Commencement Exercises! Lonnie G. Bunch, III, is the founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. The historian, author, curator, and educator is a scholar who brings history to the people. In this position at NMAAHC, Bunch promotes the museum’s [...]

Roy G. Perry College of Engineering Celebrates National Engineering Week

Roy G. Perry College of Engineering celebrated National Engineering Week (E-Week) February 18-24. There were a host of events including the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony and the Outstanding Student Awards Luncheon; the Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony congratulates and recognizes faculty, staff, students, and corporate sponsor achievements. PVAMU, along with the University of Houston [...]

Founders’ Day and Honors Recognition Convocation

At 10 a.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2018, the Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing will host the 2018 Founders’ Day and Honors Recognition Convocation in the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr.  Building (Baby Dome). The event celebrates the academic achievement of our students as well as the founding of our beloved University, and the [...]

Winners Announced for Fourth Annual Essay/Oratory Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 4th Annual Essay/Oratory Contest! This year's theme was "The Awakening" and contestants were required to submit an essay that captures the theme's essence. Oratory finalists were present the opportunity to deliver a 7-9 minute oration based upon the written essay at the Winners' Oratorical Showcase which occurred, February 22, 2018. Below [...]

CAHS Scientists Published on Effect of Drought on Crop Production and Cropping Areas in Texas

Agricultural production is directly affected by climate variables and climate change. These variables control crop growth and health, and annual crop yield over time. Increased crop yield is required to meet the needs of future population growth, but drought causes significant yield reductions for rain-fed and irrigated crops. Thus, studying the effect of climate change [...]

PVAMU Women’s Council On Leadership Kicks-Off Women’s History Month

Tuesday, the Women's Council for Leadership kicked off Women's History Month with President Ruth J. Simmons as their keynote speaker. The program featured students, faculty, and staff with a special performance by the Classic Dance Ensemble. Read President Simmons' speech below. To view her speech, click the link.    And Still We Must Persist   [...]

Small Business Development Center Cultivating One Dream at a Time

A few weeks ago, a fellow staff member at Prairie View A&M University wrote in about Bridget Ross, director of PVAMU’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and how she’s going above and beyond to serve the public. “I recently met with Ross to learn about the activities of SBDC. I was highly impressed with the fine [...]

New Research Center Inspires Promising, Long-term Expectations

Prairie View A&M University’s growing achievements in research, combined with its intensified outreach to industry partners, represent a powerful and promising future for the university’s new Innovation and Commercialization Center for Entrepreneurs (ICCE). ICCE is the culmination of a $10 million Chancellor’s Research Initiative, sparked by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp’s challenge to [...]