PVAMU mourns the loss of two students

April 7, 2017
Prairie View A&M University

As we approach the close of the spring semester, Prairie View A&M University is mourning the loss of students, Mr. Christopher Chappell and Tristan Houston, who passed away late last week.  Chappell, a junior double major in communications and theater arts was a native of Montgomery, Alabama. Chappell relocated to Houston in 2007, where he eventually attended and graduated from Cy-Fair High School in 2014.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Freewill Missionary Baptist Church, 1724 Hill Street, Montgomery, Alabama.

Mr. Tristan Houston, junior kinesiology major from Beasley, Texas was an aspiring football coach. Funeral arrangements are forthcoming.

Student Counseling Services (SCS) is available for students seeking grief counseling.

Student Counseling Services is available:

Monday through Wednesday 8:00a.m. – 7:00p.m.

Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. — 2:00p.m.


Students seeking services must do so in-person by visiting SCS at room 226 in the Owens-Franklin Health Center or calling 936-261-3564.