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PVAMU team participates in Houston Mayor’s Trade Delegation to Bahamas

A team of representatives from PVAMU recently participated in a trade delegation from the City of Houston that visited The Bahamas from Dec. 5-8. Due to the events surrounding the passing of President George H.W. Bush, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner had to cancel his plans to lead the delegation. The delegation ultimately included Vice Mayor [...]

PVAMU Hosts Inaugural High School Stock Trading Competition

  The College of Business at PVAMU recently completed its inaugural high school stock challenge and is set to host its Young Investor Symposium in conjunction with the award ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2018 The university hosted 200 high school students from 21 high schools in the greater Houston area in the eight-week online [...]

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,” [...]

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 [...]

Business Student Headlines African-American Credit Union Coalition Conference

Romaine Knight, a senior finance major from Kingston, Jamaica, tackled some major projects over the 2018 summer.  CUNA Mutual Group offered Knight an accounting/finance internship. While interning with CUNA Mutual Group he went through the Emerging Leaders Seminar at Yale University, Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp, Herring Cup. In addition to this, he was the headline [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Promoted to Brigadier General

Prairie View A&M University has a long and proud tradition of military instruction dating back to 1943. Prairie View A&M is the only Historically Black College and University in the entire state of Texas that hosts an Army ROTC program.   It is through this program Carlton G. Smith launched his military career after receiving [...]

Chittagong Seeks Collaboration with PVAMU

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) professor Shahedur Rahman, from the Department of Accounting, Finance, and MIS in the College of Business, visited Chittagong Independent University (CIU) in Bangladesh. The July 2018 visit was at the invitation of Dr. Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor of the University to discuss the areas that CIU’s School of Business [...]