Dr. Cristal Truscott

Dr. Cristal Truscott, department head of Music & Theatre in the Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences, was selected as a recipient of the 2014 Doris Duke Artist Impact Award. The Impact Awards honor those artists who are influential in the shaping of powerful creative movements in contemporary dance, jazz, …

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Dr. Felecia Nave

Felecia McInnis Nave, Ph.D. has been named Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. She will assume the role of chief academic officer on August 1, 2014 pending Texas A&M University System Board approval. “The Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs is an extremely important position. Having served as Provost, I know …

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Senator Royce West

If you’re familiar with the Langston Hughes poem, Mother to Son, you’ll recognize the phrase, “Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.” The College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology will host an event that explores a similar theme through the scope of juvenile crime and mental health. The 2014 Royce West Forum and Lecture …

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Priscilla Barbour

Priscilla Barbour, a senior political science major, has been named a 2014 HBCU All-Star by the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. She is one of 75 HBCU students selected for the WHIHBCU’s first class of All-Stars. Barbour serves as the Student Government Association president and plays an active role in political …

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Yasmin Arzola

The PVAMU community is mourning the loss of student Yasmin Arzola, who passed away on Friday, January 31. Arzola, 26, was a student in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences and was studying to become a dietician. She was a wife and mother of a son and daughter. “Yasmin was a mother to two …

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