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Elijah Childers ’58 to be inducted into Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame

Prairie View A&M University alumnus Elijah Childers '58 will be inducted into the Big Country Athletic Hall of Fame. Childers (deceased) graduated from Woodson High School in Abilene before integration where he was a three-year letterman in football, basketball, and track. He started at tackle on offense and defense at Prairie View A&M University, where [...]

Loni Love ’91 keynotes the Multicultural Media Luncheon during NAIAS

The ninth annual Multicultural Media Luncheon took place during the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) press week on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at the MGM Grand Casino in Detroit. This year’s keynote speaker was Loni Love, an Emmy and NAACP Image Award winner and co-host of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show “The Real.” Love [...]

John Kimble ’08

John Kimble '08 is an Assistant Principal in the Houston Independent School District who believes he's most impactful to his students because he caters to them socially and emotionally.

Alumnae Jenifer Johnson ’06, ’08 earns Ph.D.

Jenifer Johnson has achieved the highest educational honor and earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston, State University’s commencement ceremony, held on Saturday, December 8, 2018. She completed her doctoral research in a dissertation about the differences in college readiness in reading, in mathematics, and in both subjects by ethnicity/race and gender.

Charlye Ola Farris ’48 honored with historical marker

Public school educators James Randolph Farris, Sr. and Roberta (Bell) Farris welcomed their only daughter, Charlye Ola Farris, on June 30, 1929, in Wichita Falls. Charlye graduated as valedictorian of Booker T. Washington High School at age 15, and from Prairie View A & M College in 1948 at the age of eighteen with a [...]

’65 PVAMU alum and war hero recognized for public service

A war hero with local roots was honored recently for a lifetime of public service. Dr. Richard Kimball Watkins, a Huntsville native, former US Army captain, Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient, was celebrated on Dec. 20 with a flag flown over the United States Capitol. Kimball was recognized for relentless commitment to his country, [...]

Raleigh Johnson ’18 begins pro football career

Taking the first step toward what he hopes will turn into a long professional football career, former Ozen High School standout Raleigh Johnson II will play for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League next season. Johnson, a defensive back who last played at Prairie View A&M during the 2017 season, will report to [...]

PVAMU takes the lead in Texas in graduating Black Men

The numbers are staggeringly low: Only one college in Texas graduated more than 100 African-American men in 2016. It's a grim statistic that punctuates glaring disparities across their educational journey. Black males are more likely to get disciplined more harshly than their peers even as early as prekindergarten. They're less likely to get tapped for [...]

Alexandria Houston ’14

Alexandria Houston ‘14 is an author, engineer and pageant queen with roots in the Prairie View area.

Alan Moore ’10

Alan Moore ’10 is an entrepreneur whose says Prairie View A&M University was his first and only choice.