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(Source Wikepedia) Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American Baptist minister, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs. King became a civil rights activist …

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A legend at Prairie View A&M University, Dr. Alfred N. Poindexter joined the University family in 1945 and retired in 2004 after 59 years of service.  Known affectionately as “Doc” by clients, students, colleagues and friends, Dr. Poindexter taught anatomy and physiology, diseases and sanitation, animal health, animal breeding and reproductive physiology. The Kansas City …

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The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently designated 12 faculty members and eight agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows for 2014-2015.  This year, Prairie View A&M University professor, Dr. Premkumar B. Saganti was selected as a Regents Professor. “These awards recognize and honor …

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APLU Names Inaugural Recipients of the 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards, Celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act  The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today named 19 recipients of its inaugural 1890 Universities Career Exemplar Awards. The recipients, distinguished alumni representing each of the 19 historically black land-grant universities, have achieved …

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