The Prairie View A&M University family mourns the loss of alumnus and long-time supporter, Ernest Vassel Martin, a retired Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army Special Forces (“Green Berets”).  Lt. Col. Martin died Wednesday, 28 October 2015 in Colorado Springs, CO. He is survived by his two daughters, Marjorie A. Martin of NYC and Michelle M. …

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CollegeNet ranked more than 900 colleges and universities based on how well those institutions improved economic mobility and provided affordable education to disadvantaged families. Virtually none of the top 50 in this “social mobility index” are Ivy League schools such as Harvard, Yale, Virginia, Notre Dame or Stanford. Instead, there are names such as City …

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