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PVAMU chaplain evolves to meet students’ spiritual needs

At 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, students will find Charles H. Lewter IV preaching from his iPad during worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. Part of the reason for this preaching method is to keep students engaged, said Lewter, who is dean of the chapel and assistant director of student engagement at Prairie [...]

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 [...]

President Simmons Promotes State Fair Classic on Tom Joyner Morning Show

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 Fits Classrooms with Hitachi Technology

Prairie View A&M University is home to approximately 8,500 students, has three locations and is currently working with other Texas A&M system schools to develop the Rellis Academic; the main campus, the campus for graduate programs and the College of Nursing. Prairie View A&M University is working on outfitting over 100 classrooms with new classroom [...]

PVAMU’s Scientists Continue African Dust Research

Every year Americans suffer from respiratory complications during the spring and summer seasons.  Some may be surprised, the cause of these complications may originate in Africa.  An exceptionally large plume of dust from Africa’s Sahara and Sahelian Deserts blows across the Atlantic Ocean and will make its way to Texas. For over a decade, a group of [...]

Faculty Members Receive $350,000 Grant from the National Science Foundation

Dr. Tyrone Tanner, executive director of the Northwest Houston Center and professor of the College of Education, was awarded a $350,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, titled, “Applying Innovative Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for African American Middle School Teachers and Students to Broaden the STEM Pipeline.” He and his team applied for the three-year grant [...]

PVAMU Alumna Reappointed to Texas Board of Nursing

Governor Greg Abbott has reappointed Doris Jackson, D.H.A. and Verna "Kathy" Shipp for terms set to expire on January 31, 2023. The board oversees the practice of professional nursing, examination of students, and standards of professional conduct for license holders.

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Governor Appoints First Student Regent from PVAMU

Ervin Bryant of Spring, Texas has been appointed the next student regent for The Texas A&M University System by Governor Greg Abbott. He replaces outgoing student regent Stephen F. Shuchart of Houston. Bryant is the first student regent ever appointed from Prairie View A&M University, where he is a third-year student in the university’s Honors [...]