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Bonner Pens Op-Ed on ‘Blackness in the Academy’ for Diverse Issues in Higher Education

PVAMU Men’s Basketball headed to NCAA Tournament, after 21 years

Gary Blackston and Dennis Jones scored 17 points apiece to lead six Prairie View A&M players in double figures and the Panthers beat Texas Southern 92-86 on Saturday night in the Southwestern Athletic Conference Tournament championship game. Prairie View earned its second NCAA Tournament berth and first since 1998. Gerard Andrus had 12 points, Taishaun [...]

PVAMU Dean of the College of Nursing featured in Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

PVAMU Alumnus Khadarel Hodge ’17 to play in the Super Bowl

On Sunday, the 390 or so citizens of D’Lo, Mississippi and the entire PVAMU family can take pride in one more distinction: they will have a player in the Super Bowl. Meet KhaDarel Hodge, 23-year-old rookie wide receiver of the Los Angeles Rams, who also is an aspiring male model. We’ll eventually get to the [...]

Cornel West returns to Prairie View to revel in what he says is its ‘renaissance’

Half an hour before his lecture began Friday afternoon, Harvard University professor and renowned civil rights activist Cornel West could be spotted giving his audience at Prairie View A&M University an early welcome with an impromptu appearance, handing out hugs and handshakes to students, alumni, and other attendees. “How are you, brother?” the author said [...]

Lewter Appointed to the City of Houston’s LGBTQ Advisory Board

Assistant Director of Student Engagement Charles Lewter, IV has been appointed to the city of Houston's  LGBTQ Advisory Board. "I am elated about the opportunity to serve!  It’s my belief that all students matriculating at Prairie View A&M University should experience an enriching college journey regardless of their faith, gender and sexuality. Diversity and Inclusion [...]

KPVU-91.3 FM Awarded $500,000 CPB Grant

The Corporation for Public Broadcasters (CPB) awarded KPVU 91.3 FM a $500,000 grant to develop an "Urban Alternative" music format. The grant requires KPVU, which is housed on the campus of Prairie View A&M University, to transition from a jazz format to genres that include hip-hop, R&B, neo-soul, house, and world music. For decades, a mixture [...]

PVAMU Students Selected as USDA/1890 National Scholars

PVAMU USDA/1890 National Scholars Prairie View A&M University is pleased to recognize the latest Panthers selected as USDA/1890 National Scholars by the United States Department of Agriculture. Kyla Faith Peer was selected by the Foreign Agriculture Service as a USDA/1890 National Scholar.  She is a Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) freshman Agriculture major, focusing in Agribusiness [...]

Billy Davis Tapped as Director of Alumni Affairs

Billy Davis, a 1991 PVAMU alumnus, has been tapped as Director of Alumni Affairs. In this critical alumni role, Billy is tasked with building relationships with a wide range of alumni; communicating with alumni through a variety of media; and collaborating with colleagues in a range of university offices to create and maintain pathways for [...]

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 [...]

Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.