American Campus Communities recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their new 466-bed housing facility on the Prairie View A&M University campus called “University Square”. Chancellor of the Texas A&M University System John Sharp, Interim President Ruth J. Simmons and CEO and Founder of American Campus Communities Bill Bayless all provided remarks during the ceremony. This …

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Ervin A. Bryant, a junior History major from Spring, Texas, was selected as a 2017 HBCU All-Star. The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) works to promote excellence, innovation, and sustainability. Bryant is one of 62 All-Stars and the only student representing Prairie View A&M University.  “I’ve had many amazing opportunities …

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Mechanical Engineering student Maria Rossana Ruiz has been selected as the 2017 winner of the National Technical Achievement Recognition STAR Award for Undergraduate Student Role Model by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Of over 130 nominations, Ruiz is one of the 21 winners announced for their contributions to the STEM field. “This is the …

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If you haven’t taken a ride through Prairie View A&M University’s farm lately, you’re missing out on something special – the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences’ (CAHS) Specialty Crops Program. “The goal of this project is to help Texas’ small farmers diversify their farm operations, and improve their incomes and livelihoods,” said Dr. Peter Ampim, …

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