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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 [...]

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 [...]