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PVAMU Sits Atop December HBCU Band Rankings

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 12, 2019) - Prairie View A&M is the new top Division I band for the first time in the rankings, moving up to No. 1 from No. 8 in November and replacing Jackson State. The Marching Storm had been ranked No. 2 in September and No. 3 in October. The school [...]

PVAMU Student to Attend International Forum as Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (December 6, 2019) – The year 2019 is wrapping up to be a monumental and memorable one for Prairie View A&M University student Olivia Mackey. She is finishing final exams and preparing to head to the Middle Eastern country of Qatar as a Qatar Harvey Fund Scholar. “When I applied to be [...]

PVAMU Debate Students Place First in National Competition

DETROIT, Michigan (December 4, 2019) – Students from Prairie View A&M University won a national debate competition hosted by United Automobile Workers (UAW) and Ford Motor Company. PVAMU went up against Tennessee State University, University of Michigan – Flint, and Central Michigan University in “Debate in the D” on Nov. 22 in Detroit, Michigan. “Our [...]

PVAMU Helps Sustain Bahamian Students in Wake of Hurricane Dorian

Front row (left to right): Stanraj Knowles, Cordell Bain, Loran Bailey, and Rhon Adderley. Back row (left to right): Stanico Knowles, Jabari Roberts, David Burrows, and Clevans Rolle. PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 25, 2019) – As Hurricane Dorian struck the Bahamas on Sept. 1, it also spun a storm of concern and worry [...]

PVAMU Pauses to Recognize Veterans on Veterans Day

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 11, 2019) - The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at Prairie View A&M University paused on Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) to say “Thank You” to our nation’s veterans, including veterans on “The Hill.” The office held its second annual “Veterans Day Recognition on the Hill” in the Julius W. Becton, [...]

PVAMU to Host Pioneering Scholars in Women’s African American Studies

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (November 7, 2019) - Some of America’s leading black feminist scholars will take center stage on Nov. 8 at Prairie View A&M University for a symposium that focuses on the intersectionality of Women’s Studies and African American Studies. “When and Where I Enter at 35: A Symposium in Honor of Paula Giddings,” hosted [...]

PVAMU’s Marching Storm Selected to Perform in 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (October 22, 2019) - The votes are in and the top eight bands have been selected to perform at an epic 2020 Honda Battle of the Bands (HBOB), the nation’s premier showcase for HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) marching bands and dance teams. HBCU marching band fans cast their votes to [...]

Learning to Create Leaders: PVAMU Hosts The 2019 African American Studies Summer Institute

The 2019 African American Studies Summer Institute was held at Prairie View A&M University from May 28-31. Designed as an opportunity to allow faculty from throughout the College of Arts and Sciences to learn best practices for incorporating African American Studies into the curriculum, the days featured speakers in the morning and workshops in the [...]

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 Alumna Robbyn Traylor, MD ’00 is among top 25 women in healthcare

Chief Medical Officer of Next Level Urgent Care, LLC, Robbyn Traylor, MD '00 is named among the Texas Healthcare Diversity Council’s Top 25 Women in Healthcare 2019. The council will present Traylor with the prestigious award at the upcoming Healthcare Diversity Summit to be held in Houston late February. The award recognizes doctors, nurses, health [...]