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African-­American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-­‐American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous donor pledged an added [...]

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 [...]

Special Fall 2018 Commencement at the Berry Center

PVAMU Takes Part in ‘Save Water Give Life’ Program in Guatemala

Prairie View Ranks Top in Starting Salaries of Graduates

Prairie View A&M University can now add two more accolades to the admission material: as a producer of graduates with some of the highest initial earning potential in all Historically Black Colleges and University's (HBCU) and also in the state of Texas. EdSmart.org ranked the Top Historically Black Colleges by Starting Average Salary, where students earn [...]

School of Architecture Race to Zero Team Create Design with Acres Homes in Mind

Designing with the wide-open spaces of Acres Homes in mind, the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero team (PVAMRtZ) entry tackled the challenge of revitalizing an existing community through an architectural design that promotes casual encounters with neighborhood residents.

Dr. Adams Recognized as One of Houston’s Top Influential Women

Dr. Betty Adams, dean of the College of Nursing at Prairie View A&M University, was recognized on Friday, August 24, 2018, as one of the Top 30 Influential Women of Houston by d-mars.com. The honorees were selected from a diverse group of women in Houston who encompass tenacity, disciple, diligence and high success in their [...]

PVAMU Race to Zero Design Team Win in City of Houston Competition

The Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero Design Team** won “Special Distinction for Building Community through Architecture” for their design of “The Fly Flat,” a pocket community featuring three living units, a community center, and communal green space.

PVAMU Alumnus Named HISD Director of Athletics

PVAMU Alumnus Andre’ Walker has been selected as the Director of Athletics. Walker has spent the past 18 years serving students in HISD as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, and most recently as a senior athletics program administrator for the district’s Athletics Department.