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Alexa Ready to Welcome PVAMU Students in Fall 2019

Being a freshman on campus means having a ton of questions: Where’s the dining hall? When do classes start? What’s the game schedule? Luckily for incoming students, this fall, the answers to these questions and more will be readily available in their rooms, thanks to 750 newly installed Alexa Dots. The smart devices will be [...]

Destination Pantherland: Office of Development hosts freshmen send-off mixers in Dallas and Houston

PVAMU Office of Development hosted a Destination Pantherland Freshmen Send-off for the Dallas-Forth Worth Metropolitan Area, Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Mattie Nash-Myrtle Davis Community Center. The purpose of Destination Pantherland is to welcome incoming freshmen to Prairie View A&M University. Upon arrival, attendees were greeted by alumni volunteers, cheerleaders, and the Panther Dolls Dance Team. [...]

Summit Keynoters: Mentors of Black and Latinx Male Youth Must Stay Focused

Aldine ISD teacher selected as the We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow for PVAMU

Texas A&M System fellowship grows local talent to lead local schools   Simone Jarmon is the Prairie View A&M University selection for the first-ever We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow Scholarship. “Smart, dedicated teachers like Simone Jarmon are working hard every day to make our public schools a success,” Chancellor Sharp said. “The We Teach Texas [...]

CAHS Revitalizes Its Founding Focus with Groundbreaking of New Meat Lab

By: Taelor Smith Last week, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) broke ground on what will soon become the Prairie View A&M University Meat Lab. Surrounded by a host of students, alumni, faculty and staff, the meat lab will be the newest addition to the 778-acre Governor Bill and Vara Daniel Farm and [...]

Shifting Perspectives: Tanner named Keynote Speaker of TEA Conference

NWHC Executive Director Professor Tyrone Tanner Named as Texas Education Agency Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Tanner’s work may take him all over the world, but his mission stays close to home: working to ensure all Texans have access to a quality education, regardless of their zip code. While his focus is centered on addressing inequities [...]

PV Power Couple Gives $50,000 to Endow Scholarship Fund and Empower Young Lives

PV Power Couple Kelley Taylor ’99 and Troi Taylor ’00 Give $50,000 to Endow Scholarship Fund and Empower Young Lives       Kelley Taylor ’99 and Troi Taylor ’00 are always up for a challenge—perhaps because the husband-and-wife business team greets every challenge as a new opportunity. “The thing about challenges,” says Kelley, a [...]

Dr. Deland Myers On How Community-Focused Solutions Are Essential to Improve Food Security

Dr. Deland Myers is taking on a big task: trying to solve hunger in Texas. Luckily, he’s not alone. Thanks to the way Prairie View’s Agriculture Department is structured, he’s able to work with researchers in areas ranging from soil science to sociology to develop a holistic approach to keeping people fed. He explained how [...]

PVAMU’s School of Architecture Celebrates Juneteenth By Hosting AYA Symposium

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate freedom while honoring the past, and Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture has exciting plans that do both. In collaboration with the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture (TIPHC), PVAMU will be hosting the AYA Symposium, formerly known as the Texas Purple Hull Pea Festival [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Patrice Bailey ’95 Named Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen has appointed Patrice Bailey to an Assistant Commissioner post at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Bailey will oversee Outreach, Agricultural Marketing and Development, Dairy and Meat Inspection, and Food and Feed Safety for the MDA. Bailey, a native of Harlem, New York, holds a B.S. in Agriculture Education from Prairie [...]