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Department of Homeland Security Awards Grant to COB Professor

Hurricane Harvey did a number on Southeast Texas, but many can attest, social media helped lessen the storm’s impact. "The focus and basis of my research for the past eight years has been how to use technology, such as social media, effectively in disaster management to benefit everyone, including the young and the elderly, in [...]

Student Affairs Receives $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

Dr. Bernadine Duncan Director of Student Counseling Services Dr. Bernadine Duncan, Director of Student Counseling Services, was awarded two grants totaling approximately $1.8 million. The first award is a Title III grant of $180,000 per year for five years, for a total of $900,000. The primary goal is to enhance Student Counseling Services in order [...]

H-E-B Chairman and CEO Donates $100,000 to Prairie View A&M Students Affected by Hurricane Harvey

CHARLES BUTT DONATES $100,000 TO PRAIRIE VIEW A&M STUDENTS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE HARVEY FUNDS TO EASE LOSS, SUPPORT STUDENTS’ RETURN TO SCHOOL   September 18, 2017   PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — Charles Butt, H-E-B Chairman and CEO, today announced a personal, $100,000 contribution to Prairie View A&M students affected by Hurricane Harvey. In the aftermath of [...]

Alumni Attend Business Conference in Las Vegas

Prairie View A&M University was well represented at the WBENC National Conference & Business Fair in Las Vegas, Nevada. Recent graduates Isis Ashford ’17 and Alexa Pete ’17 were two of 20 women selected to participate in the 2017 Student Entrepreneur Program and Pitch Competition this past June. The program’s purpose is to, “foster growth [...]

Specialty Crops Program Defines Service

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 [...]

Former SGA President, Priscilla Barbour tapped as Keynote for 2017 General Assembly

The Fall 2017 Semester General Student Assembly will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building, the Baby Dome. The Assembly will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. The invited guest speaker is former SGA President, Priscilla Barbour. Priscilla R. Barbour is a native of Dallas, Texas and currently serves [...]

PVAMU Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

  "The PVAMU Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund is being established to support the immediate needs of students, faculty and staff who have been adversely impacted by Hurricane Harvey."   - Ruth J. Simmons, Interim President   Request Emergency Funds: Small grants of up to $500 are available to assist faculty, staff and students with emergency [...]

Special Message from the Interim President: Hurricane Harvey

Members of the Community,                   The ongoing crisis brought on by the aftermath of the flooding in the greater Houston area has led us to close the university for the remainder of the week.   The university will reopen for normal operations on September 5, following the Labor Day holiday. Students may return to campus this [...]

The Panther P.U.S.H. after Hurricane Harvey

In response to Hurricane Harvey, the Power Administration sends our deepest prayers to all those adversely affected by this unprecedented weather event. All of us have been impacted in some way from this natural disaster. We want to assure everyone that we have been diligently planning ways that we can help our surrounding community in [...]

University and Foundation Postpone Labor Day Activities and Events

Hurricane Harvey has caused massive flooding across Houston and in surrounding areas. As a result, entire communities have been devastated and displaced. Families have been evacuated from their homes and roads have become impassible. Due to the terrible toll that the flooding has had on the region and out of concern for the safety of [...]