College of Business Archives - Academic Affairs

Students Place First in Phillips 66 Competition

An interdisciplinary team of students from Prairie View A&M University took home the top prize in Phillips 66’s (P66) Black Employee Network (BEN) Case Competition. A total of 10 students from PVAMU and 15 students from Texas Southern University (divided into teams of five) participated in the competition on September 14 at P66’s headquarters in [...]

Business Student Takes Part in Several High-Profile Programs

Romaine Knight, a senior Finance major from Kingston, Jamaica, tackled some major projects over the summer. “I was an accounting/finance intern at CUNA Mutual Group. I also went through the Emerging Leaders Seminar at Yale University, Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp, Herring Cup at CUNA Mutual Group, and I was a headline presenter for the African-American Credit [...]

PVAMU NABA Wins Chapter of the Year Award

Prairie View A&M University’s National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) won the Division II Student Chapter Award. PVAMU NABA was recognized during a scholarship luncheon at the 2018 NABA National Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

COB Dean Hosts Book Reading Contest

The College of Business held its most successful Dean’s Book Reading Contest to date. Fifteen students registered for the contest and received the book, “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., provided by Dean Munir Quddus. Six students, Romaine Knight, Anthony Limbrick Jr., Cabina Woods, Jordan Davis, Tiara Johnson, and Kartez Rowel [...]

Finance Major Wins First Place in National Competition

Prairie View A&M University’s Romaine Knight, a junior Finance major in the College of Business, won first prize in the national FOCUSS Idea Competition, which took place on April 26, at CUNA Mutual Group headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Knight competed against students from five other universities. The primary objective was to propose ways for credit [...]

Quddus Featured as Special Guest on Synergy Radio Network

On March 28, College of Business (COB) Dean Munir Quddus was a featured guest on Synergy Radio Network’s “Basketball Legends Show.” He joined Host and Executive Producer C. Mel Hughlett, who is a member of the COB Dean’s Advisory Board and a former professional basketball player, as well as Co-host Selwyn Wilkinson. Quddus discussed COB [...]

Students Attend Two Finance-Related Events

Prairie View A&M University hosted two finance events on March 26 and March 28: Athletes in Finance and Women in Finance. Speakers ranged from financial planners and private wealth advisors to an Olympic champion and Super Bowl champion. “The events were geared around creating awareness for the Financial Planning minor offered in the College of [...]

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 [...]

COB Hosts Income Tax Seminars at NWHC

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business hosted two income tax seminars at the Northwest Houston Center January 8-9. The first one gave an update on the current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for this season, including new and pending legislation, IRS interpretations, and recent court decisions on tax laws. The second session offered [...]

COB Students Tour NYC Financial Companies

During the week of Thanksgiving, College of Business Instructor Danny J. Harvey took seven students to New York City. They visited the New York Federal Reserve, Williams Capital Group, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York Stock Exchange, Bank of New York Mellon, Goldman Sachs, CastleOak Securities, and the Museum of American Finance. “Our trip [...]