A Newsweek opinion piece co-written by Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College and Dan Porterfield , president of Franklin & Marshall College highlights the potential danger in eliminating programs designed to attract more minority students to top universities.  The extremely insightful article mentions PVAMU Interim President Ruth J. Simmons alongside CEO and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg and United States Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. To …

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     Ruth J. Simmons, Interim President          Good morning and thank you all for being here.  It is rather a surprise to me that I am here among you; just over a month ago, I would not have imagined I would be taking up the duties of Interim President of Prairie View.  In truth, I come …

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TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship and Grant Program has awarded Danny J. Harvey, a Prairie View A&M University professor of finance, a $25,000 grant for his financial planning program. TD Ameritrade Institutional NextGen Scholarship and Grant Programs are designed to help promote careers in financial planning and attract top talent to the industry. Grants are …

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