Anna Laura Evans was described in the 1952 Prairie View year book as a “polished woman with finished tastes and rare judgment.” A Texas native, she came to Prairie View Normal and Industrial College around 1901 after attending Oberlin College and the University of Chicago.  At Prairie View, Evans initially taught history and English.  She …

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Dr. Fred Bonner II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership and Counseling at Prairie View A&M University has co- edited the informative book, Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy.  The book explores how more African- Americans can become distinguished and endowed professors. For more information, visit http://diverseeducation.com/article/80479/

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Veteran coach Byron Rimm II has resigned from his position as head basketball coach at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Assistant coach Byron Smith has been named interim head coach, effective immediately. “Coach Rimm has represented Prairie View A&M University with class and professionalism during his tenure as head basketball coach,” said PVAMU Athletic Director …

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For 140 years, Prairie View A&M University has been a leader in serving underserved communities and has maintained a strict adherence to its founding principles of teaching, research and service. Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest public institution of higher education in Texas. On August 14, 1876, the Texas Legislature established the “Agricultural …

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