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PVAMU wins HBCU Battle of the Brains during SXSW

Prairie View A&M University students won 1st place in the HBCU Battle of the Brains Competition in Austin, Texas. The event was March 7 - March 10, 2019. The South by Southwest (SXSW) event hosted featured speakers, Stacey Abrams (Georgia House of Rep.), Amber Baldet (Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Co-founder & CEO of Clovyr), and Kimberly

Students Place First in Phillips 66 Competition

An interdisciplinary team of students from Prairie View A&M University took home the top prize in Phillips 66’s (P66) Black Employee Network (BEN) Case Competition. A total of 10 students from PVAMU and 15 students from Texas Southern University (divided into teams of five) participated in the competition on September 14 at P66’s headquarters in

PVAMU Team Visits Panama as Part of Trade Delegation

A team from Prairie View A&M University traveled to Panama City, Panama to participate in a trade delegation. Fifteen business leaders from across Texas participated in the annual event including Senior Vice President for Business Affairs Dr. Corey Bradford, College of Business Dean Dr. Munir Quddus, and College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Associate Dean

Business Student Takes Part in Several High-Profile Programs

Romaine Knight, a senior Finance major from Kingston, Jamaica, tackled some major projects over the summer. “I was an accounting/finance intern at CUNA Mutual Group. I also went through the Emerging Leaders Seminar at Yale University, Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp, Herring Cup at CUNA Mutual Group, and I was a headline presenter for the African-American Credit

PVAMU NABA Wins Chapter of the Year

Prairie View A&M University’s National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) won the Division II Student Chapter Award. PVAMU NABA was recognized during a scholarship luncheon at the 2018 NABA National Convention & Expo in Orlando, Florida.

COB Dean Hosts Book Reading Contest

The College of Business held its most successful Dean’s Book Reading Contest to date. Fifteen students registered for the contest and received the book, “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success,” by Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., provided by Dean Munir Quddus. Six students, Romaine Knight, Anthony Limbrick Jr., Cabina Woods, Jordan Davis, Tiara Johnson, and Kartez Rowel

Finance Major Wins First Place in National Competition

Prairie View A&M University’s Romaine Knight, a junior Finance major in the College of Business, won first prize in the national FOCUSS Idea Competition, which took place on April 26, at CUNA Mutual Group headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Knight competed against students from five other universities. The primary objective was to propose ways for credit

Students Attend Two Finance-Related Events

Prairie View A&M University hosted two finance events on March 26 and March 28: Athletes in Finance and Women in Finance. Speakers ranged from financial planners and private wealth advisors to an Olympic champion and Super Bowl champion. “The events were geared around creating awareness for the Financial Planning minor offered in the College of

Student Leads Free Tax Assistance Program

Did you know you can get your taxes done for free at Prairie View A&M University? “For the past 15 years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-sponsored program, has partnered with PVAMU’s College of Business (COB) and Cooperative Extension Program to provide tax assistance to people who cannot prepare

COB Hosts Income Tax Seminars at NWHC

Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business hosted two income tax seminars at the Northwest Houston Center January 8-9. The first one gave an update on the current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for this season, including new and pending legislation, IRS interpretations, and recent court decisions on tax laws. The second session offered