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Reaching Back to Pull Students Forward: Jiles Daniels, Jr. ’80 Makes His Passion His Legacy through a Planned Gift to PVAMU

In honor of his bequest, PVAMU is delighted to recognize Jiles Daniels, Jr. ’80 in the 1876 Legacy Society, a distinguished leadership group comprising benefactors who make estate plans in support of the university. For Jiles Daniels, Jr. ’80, it is not about him. It has never been. His father made sure of that. “When [...]

Year-end Giving

Dear Alumni and Friends, Happy Holidays! Thank you for spreading joy across Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) throughout the year. As we prepare to celebrate a New Year, we also celebrate you and the difference that your gifts make in the lives of our students and community season after season. Because of you, the New [...]

Class of 1968 Pays It Forward with Endowed Scholarship Fund

You could not miss them. Donned in the traditional gold suit jackets of the Golden Class, the Class of 1968 stood out in the crowd of thousands during Prairie View A&M University’s 2018 Homecoming Week. And while they came to celebrate the past, the future was very much on their minds. “It is tradition for [...]

New York Couple’s High Regard For Prairie View A&M University President Inspires $200,000 Gift

New York Couple’s High Regard for Prairie View A&M University President Inspires Leadership Gift She left an impression—that is what Prairie View A&M University President Ruth Simmons does—she leaves a mark wherever she goes, inspiring positive change that resonates beyond universities into the lives of individuals, families, and communities. It is what Noreen and Ned [...]

Holt ’54 Shares Why He Gave $400,000 to Help PVAMU Students

Making Blessing Count through Giving Blessings beget blessing—at least they should according to Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) alumnus Raymond Holt ’54.  “I have been blessed throughout my life,” states Raymond. “And that’s why I give.”  Yet, many would find Raymond’s life less than charmed. “I was poor,” he says. “My father died when I [...]

PVAMU Sports Hall Of Famer Gives $100,000 To Keep Students On Track

Affectionately called Pablo by his high school, college, and track friends, Charles A. Ingram ’67 credits his strong faith in God for overcoming difficult times and his philanthropic contributions to his alma mater. “If you’re lost,” says Charles A. Ingram ’67. “I can find you.” A private investigator, policeman, fireman, minister, and educator, [...]