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PVAMU team participates in Houston Mayor’s Trade Delegation to Bahamas

A team of representatives from PVAMU recently participated in a trade delegation from the City of Houston that visited The Bahamas from Dec. 5-8. Due to the events surrounding the passing of President George H.W. Bush, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had to cancel his plans to lead the delegation. The delegation ultimately included Vice Mayor [...]

Debra L. Lee Challenges 568 PVAMU Graduates to ‘Be Courageous’

Debra L Lee Commencement Address PVAMU Fall 2018 December 16, 2018 COURAGE OVER FEAR Good Afternoon! Thank you to President Ruth Simmons for that warm introduction. To the administration, faculty, and staff. Families, friends and most importantly to the Prarie View A & M University graduating class of 2018… You did it! To the parents, [...]

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A Special Message from the VP of Student Affairs

As the fall semester draws to an end, and in light of recent discussions regarding the semester-long challenges among our students living at privately owned Panther Hill (PH) Apartments within the town of Prairie View, I write to provide a brief update on some of the things that the university has done to support our [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Andre’ Walker ’08 recognized by NIAAA

HISD Director of Athletics Andre’ Walker has received the designation of Certified Master Athletic Administrator by the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association. Through a voluntary NIAAA certification process, Walker was evaluated on his background, experience, and professional contributions.

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 [...]

PVAMU’s Research Partnership Wins National Science Foundation’s HBCU Collaboration Grant

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) and Texas Southern University (TSU) are collaborators on a nearly $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The project is called Excellence in Research: Collaborative Research: Strengthen the Foundation of Big Data Analytics via Interdisciplinary Research among HBCUs. “Our teams have joined forces to enhance the research capabilities of PVAMU [...]

PVAMU Band Students Participate in 369th Band for Armistice Centennial in D.C.

As the nation honored its veterans from all branches of the Armed Forces during the recent Veterans Day weekend, several PVAMU students played a major role in remaking history in Washington, D.C. as part of the festivities. In honor of the 100th anniversary of the World War I Armistice, a recreation of the 369th Regimental [...]

PVAMU International Student One of the Top Chosen for GE Aviation Summit

A PVAMU engineering student recently had the chance to represent the university at a leadership summit for women. Maria Rossana Ruiz, a senior set to graduate with a bachelor of science in mechanical engineering spring 2019, was chosen as one in the top 30 of 950 candidates to attend the General Electric (GE) Aviation Female [...]

PVAMU Engages with Holleman Elementary School for Science Fair

Crossing the lines of learning is something that Prairie View A&M University prides itself on and that was no different when the Cooperative Agriculture Research Center and the Department of Biology recently collaborated to serve as judges for a science fair held at Holleman Elementary School in Waller ISD. Dr. Gloria Regisford, serves as a [...]