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Panther Investment Fund provides College of Business students with real-world experience

Students in Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business are getting real-world experience with the college’s new Panther Investment Fund. “This fund offers students a unique opportunity to manage real money to develop investment skills as financial analysts and portfolio managers,” said COB Associate Professor of Finance Dr. Yi Zhang. “The investment goal is to [...]

Mathew Knowles shares industry knowledge as Visiting Professor in the College of Business

Can you even imagine a world without Beyonce? It’s a bleak prospect that would’ve been reality were it not for Mathew Knowles—yes, that’s one “T,” he makes sure to remind us. Father and former manager to world-renowned superstar Bey and Grammy-winning chanteuse Solange, Knowles is largely known as the man behind the music—beginning, of course, with Destiny’s Child—a [...]

PVAMU Dean Leads Bangladesh Development Initiative

Dr. Munir Quddus, professor and dean of Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business, was born and educated in the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Since coming to the United States at the age of 22 to get his master’s and doctorate degrees, he has made it one of his life’s missions to work for [...]

PVAMU’s SBDC Welcomes New Director

Prairie View A&M University’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has a new director, Lloyd Wright. Wright began his tour at PVAMU on April 2, 2019. Wright’s new duties include managing the SBDC under PVAMU’s College of Business (COB). For nearly 15 years, the center has grown to be one of the leaders of economic development [...]

Munir Quddus, PVAMU College of Business dean featured in The Daily Star

By all accounts, Bangladesh has done exceptionally well over the past two decades. This is true for both economic and social progress, where the internationally accepted indicators have placed Bangladesh at the forefront of nations in the developing world in terms of reducing deep poverty and improving the lives of tens of millions of its [...]

PVAMU hosts inaugural Young Investor Symposium for local high school students

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business (COB) hosted its first-ever Young Investor Symposium for dozens of students from three area high schools (Nimitz High School, Cleveland High School, and Young Women’s College Preparatory Academy). According to Dr. Yi Zhang, associate professor of finance, the goal of the event was to expose young students to [...]

PVAMU Accounting Students Nab Prestigious Internships

PVAMU’s accounting department in the College of Business has several students that were recently offered summer internships and/or full-time positions that could serve as stepping stones for their long-term careers. The accounting firms, most commonly referred to as "The Big 4", are the largest (by size, revenue, and market share) and most prestigious audit, tax, [...]

PVAMU wins HBCU Battle of the Brains during SXSW

Prairie View A&M University Panthers won this year's HBCU Battle of the Brains competition in Austin on March 10, 2019, during South by Southwest (SXSW). PVAMU’s team conquered well-known HBCU rivalries battling it out, winning $25,000 – and bragging rights. The event's mission is to promote the talented business and STEM students within the African American [...]

PVAMU welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles, President and CEO of Music World Entertainment for a lecture presentation

Prairie View A&M University College of Business welcomes Dr. Mathew Knowles to campus on Wednesday, February 20 at 3:30 pm, for a presentation, “The Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship: The Business of Music, Film and Entertainment Industry."  The lecture will take place in the Agriculture/Business Multipurpose Building in the Ernest Boyd and Floretta Brown Collins Auditorium. Dr. Knowles is an author, [...]

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 [...]