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Groundbreaking Ceremony for new Phase 9 Housing Community

Prairie View A&M University and American Campus Communities are celebrating the beginning of construction on the partnership's next phase of student housing. The Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place on Monday, April 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.  For more than 20-years, the Prairie View A&M University and American Campus Communities partnership has revitalized the university’s on-campus [...]

PVAMU Launches Mobile App to Enhance Campus Safety

Free Rave Guardian Mobile App for Students & Staff Turns Your Phone Into A Personal Security Device As part of the Prairie View A&M University’s ongoing commitment to campus safety, the Prairie View A&M University Police Department has announced that they are launching Rave Guardian, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a [...]

African-­American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-­‐American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous donor pledged an added [...]

PVAMU is the 2018 Tour de Cure Destination

The Tour de Cure at Prairie View A&M University is an event where no matter what road you take, you will be joining thousands of people from around the country who have the same passion to fight diabetes and its burdens. “On behalf of the 30.3 million Americans with diabetes, the American Diabetes Association and [...]

PVAMU Endowed Professor Receives $5.3M to Establish a Food Security Center

PVAMU Addresses Healthcare Disparities in Waller County

Since 2010, Texas has seen more rural hospitals close than has any other state, leaving huge gaps in health care. In Spring 2016, the Texas A&M Rural and Community Health Institute (ARCHI), working with the Episcopal Health Foundation, issued a report titled What's Next? Practical Suggestions for Rural Communities Facing a Hospital Closure.  The idea [...]

Summer Camp Rallies Youngest PVAMU Campers

Summer camps have stood the test of time.  Dating back to 1861 in Washington and Connecticut, youth have spent time boating, fishing, and swimming after hiking to a forest destination and setting up camp.  One of the first organized American camps documented is The Gunnery Camp. Annually, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) offers a variety [...]

PVAMU Enhances Classroom Experience

Technology continues to be a powerful tool for professors, specifically when it comes to helping them learn more about their students. Among professors and administrators surveyed across the U.S., one benefit is to give professors the opportunity be more creative in their curriculum and freeing up time to provide more individual assistance to students.  Integrating [...]

PVAMU’s 4H Addresses the Stress of College Prep

Preparing for College May Be Easier Than You Think: The Cooperative Extension Program’s 4-H & Youth Development Unit Offers a College Prep Workshop Series for 8th- 12th Graders Oprah Winfrey once remarked, “Education is the key to unlocking the world, a passport to freedom.” Oprah’s quote is not unique. Many people agree education is essential. However, [...]

Panther Student-Athletes Continue To Achieve High Marks In Classroom

Prairie View A&M University student-athletes continue to achieve high marks in the classroom as evidenced by the latest NCAA Academic Progress Report (APR) announced Wednesday.