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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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This year, Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business is honored to host the 2016 FOCUSS Idea Competition. FOCUSS (Framework for Opportunity Convergence and the Utilization of Sustainable Solution) is a non-profit organization created to assist American ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and members of the LGBT community to discover sustainable solutions that will benefit society. Sponsored by the …

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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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