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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 [...]

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.

PVAMU Alumna Yolanda Ford ’08, Elected First African-American Woman Mayor of Missouri City

PVAMU Alumnus Clarence McKinney ’02 Named TSU’s Head Football Coach

Clarence McKinney is returning to Houston to become the next head football coach at Texas Southern University. McKinney, who was the associate head coach and running backs coach at Arizona under Kevin Sumlin this season, has an extensive history in Houston. McKinney was the head coach at Yates before joining Sumlin's staff at the University [...]

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,” [...]

Alumnus Marcel Spears Wants More Stories About The ‘Tenacity’ Of Black People

(Photo by Timothy Kuratek/CBS via Getty Images) Prairie View A&M University alumnus Marcel Spears spoke to ESSENCE where he dished on seeing more stories about the Black experience and what makes "The Neighborhood" special. Spears is television’s fresh new face and one you should know. Right now, the young actor currently stars alongside [...]

Special Fall 2018 Commencement at the Berry Center

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 [...]

Holt ’54 Shares Why He Gave $400,000 to Help PVAMU Students

Making Blessing Count through Giving Blessings beget blessing—at least they should according to Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) alumnus Raymond Holt ’54.  “I have been blessed throughout my life,” states Raymond. “And that’s why I give.”  Yet, many would find Raymond’s life less than charmed. “I was poor,” he says. “My father died when I [...]

PVAMU Alumna Tiva Deville Building the Future of America

Tiva Deville is the executive director of Future Professionals of America, a nonprofit organization that was established to provide educational consultation services which would benefit those who desire to further their education to college, vocational school, and graduate school level in the Metroplex.