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PVAMU Dean Leads Bangladesh Development Initiative

Dr. Munir Quddus, professor and dean of Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business, was born and educated in the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Since coming to the United States at the age of 22 to get his master’s and doctorate degrees, he has made it one of his life’s missions to work for [...]

Scholarships available for students impacted by Hurricane Harvey

Through a $1 million grant from the State of Qatar via the Qatar Harvey Fund and the Rebuild Texas Fund, scholarships are now available to Hurricane Harvey-impacted students at five campuses within the Texas A&M University System, including Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). The generous grant will help students whose lives were upended by Hurricane [...]

PVAMU’s Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr. named ACE Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced Dr. James A. Wilson, Jr., Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of Faculty Innovation and Enhancement (FIE) at Prairie View A&M University, as an ACE Fellow for its 2019-20 program. Thirty-nine Fellows were selected to begin work this fall following nominations by senior administration at each of [...]

PVAMU Endowed Professor of Political Science, Melanye Price, Pens Powerful New York Times Op-Ed

Growing Global Citizens at HBCUs Annual Essay/Oratory Contest

PVAMU Alumna Melanye Price appointed as Endowed Professor of Political Science

Prairie View A&M University is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanye Price ‘95 as Endowed Professor of Political Science and principal investigator for the Mellon Foundation African American Studies Initiative. Price's research and teaching interests include black politics, public opinion, political rhetoric, and social movements. Her most recent book, "The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama [...]

Alumnus Fred Washington Selected as Vice President and Director of Athletics

President Ruth J. Simmons announced Fred E. Washington as Prairie View A&M University’s Vice President and Director of Athletics (AD). As Vice President and Director of Athletics, Fred will serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet. He will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight for an eighteen-sport NCAA Division I FCS intercollegiate [...]

PVAMU Students Selected as USDA/1890 National Scholars

PVAMU USDA/1890 National Scholars Prairie View A&M University is pleased to recognize the latest Panthers selected as USDA/1890 National Scholars by the United States Department of Agriculture. Kyla Faith Peer was selected by the Foreign Agriculture Service as a USDA/1890 National Scholar.  She is a Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) freshman Agriculture major, focusing in Agribusiness [...]

Faculty Conference Focused on Smart Strategies to Impact Students

This year’s Faculty Conference hosted by the Office of Academic Affairs was engaging, informative, and inspiring. “Faculty were given a chance to hear and reflect on student voices – we had six students, ranging from undergraduate and graduate students to athletes, non-traditional, and honors students share their experiences,” said James Palmer, interim provost [...]