Staff Archives - Academic Affairs

First Aid Training Addresses Youth Mental Health

This fall, Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center hosted a first aid training on youth mental health. Teachers, counselors, and school resource officers from surrounding school districts, as well as officials with the Prairie View Police Department and the City of Prairie View attended the training on November 2 for free. “The [...]

Students Win Big at 15th Annual TAMUS Research Symposium

Nine Prairie View A&M University students took home awards at the Texas A&M University System’s Pathways Student Research Symposium, which was held November 1-2 at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas. Graduate deans from each member institution host the annual event. “Prairie View A&M University students have consistently presented competitive and intriguing research during [...]

PVAMU Team Visits Panama as Part of Trade Delegation

A team from Prairie View A&M University traveled to Panama City, Panama to participate in a trade delegation. Fifteen business leaders from across Texas participated in the annual event including Senior Vice President for Business Affairs Dr. Corey Bradford, College of Business Dean Dr. Munir Quddus, and College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Associate Dean [...]

New Internship Gives Students Opportunity to Reverse Gender Violence

Prairie View A&M University’s Title IX Office and Relationship and Sexual Violence Program (RSVP) are getting a boost from PVAMU’s sociology department. Students now have the opportunity to intern with Title IX and RSVP to help change the culture of relationship and sexual violence on campus. “Last fall, I taught a family violence class, and [...]

One Year after Harvey, Extension Agent Continues to Help Residents

A year ago, Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas including Houston and its surrounding areas, and today, recovery efforts are ongoing. “Resident needs, and the needs of those who were impacted, are still at an all-time high,” said Liberty County Extension Agent James Motton II. “With the help of Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program [...]

Training Specialist Working to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth

Where is Dr. Angela Broadus? The training specialist at Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center could be anywhere. Her job involves educating the public about substance abuse and how to prevent it. “When I began my journey at PVAMU two years ago, I developed an educational program that focuses on reducing juvenile [...]

Extension Agents, Administrative Support Staff Receive Awards

Prairie View A&M University staff members Inez Simien, Monica Brown, Elaine Shafer, Diane Willis, Caralita Solomon, Annette Bowdre, and Ophelia Theodore received the Texas Extension Specialists Association (TESA) award for Outstanding Administrative Support. They were presented with the award during TESA’s 2018 annual meeting, which was held July 16-18, in Fredericksburg, Texas. The award is given to [...]

4-H Programming Teaching Texas Citizens to be Self-Sufficient

Archery Certification, 4-H Money-Making Projects, and Sausage Making 101 – these are just a few programs Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program has sponsored over the past few months. “These programs fall under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 4-H Program,” said 4-H Program Specialist Dr. Joice Jeffries. “The goal is to provide people with life [...]

Student Leads Free Tax Assistance Program

Did you know you can get your taxes done for free at Prairie View A&M University? “For the past 15 years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-sponsored program, has partnered with PVAMU’s College of Business (COB) and Cooperative Extension Program to provide tax assistance to people who cannot prepare [...]

Small Business Development Center Cultivating One Dream at a Time

A few weeks ago, a fellow staff member at Prairie View A&M University wrote in about Bridget Ross, director of PVAMU’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and how she’s going above and beyond to serve the public. “I recently met with Ross to learn about the activities of SBDC. I was highly impressed with the [...]