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Aldine ISD teacher selected as the We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow for PVAMU

Texas A&M System fellowship grows local talent to lead local schools   Simone Jarmon is the Prairie View A&M University selection for the first-ever We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow Scholarship. “Smart, dedicated teachers like Simone Jarmon are working hard every day to make our public schools a success,” Chancellor Sharp said. “The We Teach Texas [...]

CAHS Revitalizes Its Founding Focus with Groundbreaking of New Meat Lab

By: Taelor Smith Last week, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) broke ground on what will soon become the Prairie View A&M University Meat Lab. Surrounded by a host of students, alumni, faculty and staff, the meat lab will be the newest addition to the 778-acre Governor Bill and Vara Daniel Farm and [...]

Shifting Perspectives: Tanner named Keynote Speaker of TEA Conference

NWHC Executive Director Professor Tyrone Tanner Named as Texas Education Agency Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Tanner’s work may take him all over the world, but his mission stays close to home: working to ensure all Texans have access to a quality education, regardless of their zip code. While his focus is centered on addressing inequities [...]

This Week on the Hill: College of Engineering awarded $3 Million Grant

Prairie View A&M University was awarded a $2,999,568 federal grant to perform research on high-pressure combustion in microgravity. The funding comes through NASA’s Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO) program, which supports the training and development of students and faculty at targeted colleges and universities. A cross-departmental team lead by [...]

Enterprise Fleet Management

The vehicles – a mix of SUVs as well as cargo and passenger vans – will be used by PVAMU staff to maintain the university's 1,500-acre campus and serve its more-than-9,000 students.

Dr. Deland Myers On How Community-Focused Solutions Are Essential to Improve Food Security

Dr. Deland Myers is taking on a big task: trying to solve hunger in Texas. Luckily, he’s not alone. Thanks to the way Prairie View’s Agriculture Department is structured, he’s able to work with researchers in areas ranging from soil science to sociology to develop a holistic approach to keeping people fed. He explained how [...]

PVAMU’s School of Architecture Celebrates Juneteenth By Hosting AYA Symposium

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate freedom while honoring the past, and Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture has exciting plans that do both. In collaboration with the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture (TIPHC), PVAMU will be hosting the AYA Symposium, formerly known as the Texas Purple Hull Pea Festival [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Patrice Bailey ’95 Named Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen has appointed Patrice Bailey to an Assistant Commissioner post at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Bailey will oversee Outreach, Agricultural Marketing and Development, Dairy and Meat Inspection, and Food and Feed Safety for the MDA. Bailey, a native of Harlem, New York, holds a B.S. in Agriculture Education from Prairie [...]

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 [...]

Celebrating Our Legacy: PVAMU Alumni Honored at DC Reception

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, served as the venue for a memorable night celebrating the achievements of PVAMU graduates from across the nation. Prairie View A&M University’s alumni reception, presided over by President Ruth J. Simmons, was held on Saturday, June 15th. The event featured an [...]

Inclement Weather Alert

Due to the inclement weather forecasted tomorrow, PVAMU is delaying opening all campuses until 10:00 a.m.