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Alumni Use Decades of Industry Experience to Teach Younger Generations

Two Prairie View A&M University alumni are making an impact in PVAMU’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Horace St. Julian (’71) and Vewiser “VJ” Turner (’80) are instructors who came out of retirement to teach. St. Julian has over four decades of experience from working at companies like AT&T, IBM, Cooper Industries, and Raytheon. [...]

Architecture Professor to Use AIA Grant to Help Portion of Houston’s Aging Population

Photo credits: Shelby Skinner, Clifford Robinson, Kennia Lopez, April Ward The American Institute of Architects’ Design for Aging Knowledge Community selected Assistant Professor Jessica April Ward in Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture as a 2019-2020 AIA Design for Aging Fellow. As a fellow, Ward will use a $10,000 grant to further [...]

Professor Receives A&M System’s Regents Professor Award

Dr. Lijun Qian, AT&T Endowed Professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Along with Qian, the Board of Regents designated 14 other faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents [...]

Training Specialist Featured in National Newsletter

Dr. Angela Broadus, Training Specialist at the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University, was featured in the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology Fall 2018 newsletter, SoAP Box. SoAP Box is released three times a year and features articles relevant to the science and practice of addiction psychology, as well [...]

Professor, Graduate Student Publish Article

Dr. Sesha Kethineni, professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Justice Studies, recently started focusing her research on cryptocurrency and its involvement in criminal activities. She and graduate student Ying Cao published their first peer-reviewed article on the topic Use of Bitcoin in Darknet Markets: Examining Facilitative Factors on Bitcoin-Related Crimes in the “American [...]

Healthcare Research Team to Present at National Conference

On May 9, Dr. Mark Tschaepe, associate professor of philosophy at Prairie View A&M University, Christian Farley, graduating senior honors student at PVAMU, and Michael Zhou, junior at Cypress Ranch High School, will present the research session "How Did This Become a Medical Desert?" at the National Rural Health Association's 42nd Annual Conference in Atlanta, [...]

Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Williams ’18

Rachel Williams (’18) is the first alumna to represent Prairie View A&M University as an HBCU Fellow at Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies. She just wrapped up the first of three semesters at the school in New York City. “I graduated from PVAMU with a degree in business management, but I’ve always wanted to [...]

Alumni Spotlight: Loushay Davis ’18

Loushay Davis (’18) is a proud new Prairie View A&M University alumna who has overcome a lot in her days. She was born 25 weeks premature, weighing only one pound. Growing up, she had to deal with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and asthma, to name a few. But she did not let challenges with her health [...]

New Fabrication Design Center Receives AIA Houston Design Award

Prairie View A&M University’s newly constructed Fabrication Design Center won a design award from the Houston chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Twelve projects in the Houston metropolitan area received the award, which is based on the quality of design, resolution of the program idea, sustainable responsibility, innovation, thoughtfulness, and technique of the [...]

Professor Achieves 40-Plus Years of Teaching Excellence

Dr. Alfred L. Parks is the College of Agriculture and Human Science’s (CAHS) 2018 Outstanding Faculty Member. It’s no wonder – this is his 42nd year teaching at Prairie View A&M University. He started back in the ‘70s as an associate professor and department head in the CAHS. “When I started in this profession, I never [...]