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PVAMU wins HBCU Battle of the Brains during SXSW

Prairie View A&M University Panthers won this year's HBCU Battle of the Brains competition in Austin on March 10, 2019, during South by Southwest (SXSW). PVAMU’s team conquered well-known HBCU rivalries battling it out, winning $25,000 – and bragging rights. The event's mission is to promote the talented business and STEM students within the African American [...]

PVAMU Men’s Basketball secures SWAC regular season title

PVAMU Holds Annual Essay and Oratory Contest

Prairie View A&M University held the Oratory Showcase on Wednesday, February 27.  It was the finale of the 5th Annual Essay and Oratory Contest.   In 7 to 9 minutes each essay finalist delivered a speech based on the finalists’ essay on the theme: Growing Global Citizens at HBCUs.   Spirited competition produced the following winners and runners [...]

PVAMU wins 2nd Place at HBCU national debate tournament

The PVAMU Speech and Debate team won 2nd place in the nation, in Small School Sweepstakes at the 2nd Annual HBCU National Tournament at Tennessee State University in Nashville, TN, March 1-3. Students performed very well individually to help the team garner their 2nd place finish. This caps off a year where the team set [...]

PVAMU to Host Inaugural Research Week

Prairie View A&M University will host its first ever Research Week April 10-12, 2019. Initiated by the Office of Research, Innovation, and Sponsored Programs, in partnership with the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center (under the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology), the event will feature research work done by faculty members, scientists, and undergraduate and [...]

PVAMU professor directs robotic scout for Bechtel

Stories about robots doing the work of human beings have almost become routine. But some jobs are truly made for robots — and unquestionably not for humans. One clear example can be found at Prairie View A&M University’s College of Engineering, where intensive research will soon lead to robots going where no human body would [...]

PVAMU Dean of the College of Nursing featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

President Simmons in studio with Khambrel Marshall on Houston Newsmakers

Former Ivy League President Simmons Leading by Example Ruth Simmons, Ph.D. was the youngest of 12 children in Grapeland, Texas and rose to become president of Brown University for 11 years. How was that possible? She says even with all of the challenges of growing up in poverty and segregation, education became her way out. [...]

PVAMU Reference Librarian shares ways to find your family history for free

Do you want to find your family roots for free? Prairie View A&M University's Reference Librarian Kimberly Gay shows you how! Gay discusses with Houston's CW39 the benefits of discovering ancestral stories, during a university event "Find Your Roots! Family Pedigree Research."

PVAMU Aids in Construction of Community Greenhouse, Garden for Prairie View

Students at H.T. Jones Elementary in Prairie View returned from their holiday break to a massive surprise at their school. Community leaders broke ground on a new greenhouse and community garden on the school’s playground. The collaboration known as the NextGEN (gardening, education, nutrition) Project, a partnership between Jones Elementary, the City of Prairie View [...]