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Positive Mental Health at PVAMU: Dr. Derek Wilson on How Prairie View Has Shaped His Research

Dr. Derek Wilson is a man on a mission: to improve mental health for people of African descent. “We need to instill in every minority child, particularly Black children that they come from somewhere. They have a rich history of success, triumph, and excellence for which they can still represent. Our young people in this [...]

PVAMU President receives proclamation at Houston City Hall

The chambers in city hall were full of joy and gratitude as President Ruth J. Simmons was on hand to receive a proclamation celebrating her storied career in higher education and involvement in the Greater Houston community.“It’s an honor to be recognized in the city that helped you develop and grow – the city that [...]

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 research details African Red Dust’s rising threat to health and environment

A conversation with Dr. Richard Griffin can give you a whole new way of thinking about dust, and not the kind you sweep and remove from homes, apartments and offices. Specifically, Dr. Griffin studies the red dust of West Africa that can carry toxins while travel-ing right across the Atlantic Ocean in the high winds [...]

Graduates leave Prairie View A&M University with exciting plans for the future

Despite the dreary weather, the atmosphere inside the Baby Dome this past Saturday was as bright as the future of PVAMU's class of 2019. Eight hundred and forty-one promising new graduates received their diplomas during the Spring Commencement ceremony. A surprise came during the event when the president instructed the graduates to look under [...]

PVAMU student studying abroad in Switzerland, Italy, Croatia this summer

This summer, Ines Frazier, a second-year agriculture major and chemistry minor at Prairie View A&M University, will participate in Switzerland’s School for International Training’s (SIT) Study Abroad Program for Food Security and Nutrition. The PVAMU Honors Program student will spend six weeks, from June 3-July 15, examining food security, nutrition, sustainable agriculture, genetically modified organisms [...]

PVAMU Race to Zero team wins prestigious Top Ten Students Design Award

It was announced on Earth Day (April 22) that the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero team has won the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten for Students Competition for their project, The Fly Flat. The 2018-2019 COTE Top Ten for Students Competition: Innovation [...]

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 [...]

Bonner scheduled to speak at Akita International University in Japan

Later this month, Dr. Fred A. Bonner, II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Prairie View A&M University’s Whitlowe R. Green College of Education, will speak at Akita International University in Japan. The provost of the university invited him to campus to deliver a series of lectures to faculty and students. “One lecture will focus on [...]

NFL Draft Results 2019: Raiders select PVAMU DE Quinton Bell

Silver and Black has run through the veins of the Bell family for decades. In 1991, the Los Angeles Raiders selected running back Nick Bell in the second round (No. 43 overall) of the NFL Draft. The Las Vegas native played three seasons for the team, totaling 853 rushing yards, seven touchdowns, 21 receptions, and [...]

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