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Cryptocurrencies and Bitcoins Workshops are a Huge Success

The College of Business at PVAMU successfully organized two continuing education workshops last month titled “Bitcoins, Cryptocurrencies and Block Chain Technology,” and “Fraud and Forensic Accounting Workshop.” Dr. Hesam Shahriari, assistant professor of finance, led the currency and technology workshop on Saturday, Sept. 8. The event hosts were pleased to see a diverse group of [...]

Finance Professor to Host “Money Matters” Financial Planning Event

While many college students are likely somewhat aware of the importance of financial planning in their adult lives, they likely don’t realize it should start even before their college graduation. Danny Harvey, a finance professor and financial planning program director at the university, is aiming to change those attitudes. Harvey will be hosting “Money Matters,” [...]

Rising Senior Honored as Gilman Scholarship Recipient

Abdul-Aziz Muhammad, a rising senior computer engineering major from Houston, was recently named a recipient of the Gilman Scholarship, which serves as an opportunity for undergraduate students to intern and/or study abroad around the globe. Students applying for this scholarship must receive credit for their internship, and also receive a Federal Pell Grant. Muhammad first [...]

Pottorf Inspires Students to be World Changers, One Design at a Time!

When Assistant Professor of Architecture Shelly Pottorf left ‘Corporate America’ five years ago to begin her teaching career at Prairie View A&M University, she sought out to make a difference. “Before I came to PVAMU, I was an architect who was solely in professional practice for 15 years,” said Pottorf. “I was working in a [...]

New Internship Gives Students Opportunity to Reverse Gender Violence

Prairie View A&M University’s Title IX Office and Relationship and Sexual Violence Program (RSVP) are getting a boost from PVAMU’s sociology department. Students now have the opportunity to intern with Title IX and RSVP to help change the culture of relationship and sexual violence on campus. “Last fall I taught a family violence class, and [...]

PVAMU to Host International Tech Conference

Academic researchers, industry professionals, and scholars from more than 13 countries across the world are headed to Prairie View A&M University for the 29th Annual Conference of the International Information Management Association (IIMA) and the 5th Annual Conference of the International Conference on Information and Economic Development (ICITED) October 8-10, 2018. Attendees will be a [...]

Panama Canal Provides Gateway for Texas Trade and Education

The university’s senior leadership, faculty and Texas business leaders traveled to Panama City, Panama as part of the trade delegation team to develop a unique opportunity to change the original meaning of borders in a globalized world. As the largest trading partner for Panama and the Canal’s expansion completed, Texas proves to benefit significantly with [...]

Business Students Place First in Phillips 66 Competition

An interdisciplinary team of students from Prairie View A&M University took home the top prize in Phillips 66’s (P66) Black Employee Network (BEN) Case Competition. “This year’s case challenged teams to analyze various means to transport fuel from Phillips 66’s Houston facility to its New Orleans facility, a real-life scenario,” said PVAMU College of Business [...]

Building on Resilience: Frameworks of Black Male Success

Fall 2017, the MACH-III Center launched the Building on Resilience Lecture Series. This lecture series named after the book, Building on Resilience Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline.  One in a number of books series of books edited by Dr. Fred A. Bonner, II and published by Stylus, this volume [...]

Professor Takes New Approach to Engaging Students

Michael Nojeim, also known as Dr. Mike to his students at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU), received the 2017-2018 President’s Teaching Award. The program coordinator and associate professor of Political Science teaches a wide range of classes including American Government, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Relations, and Middle East Politics. “Some students say my classes are [...]