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​Congratulations to PVAMU Alum Nathelyne Kennedy, P.E., the 2016 Houston Engineer of the Year

From the Houston E-Week website: Prairie View A&M University congratulates Nathelyne Archie Kennedy, P.E. on being named the 2016 Houston Engineer of the Year.  Nathelyne Archie Kennedy founded her own engineering consultancy in 1981, and has since built Nathelyne A. Kennedy & Associates into a highly respected company providing civil engineering and program management services for …


Down That Road: Anna Laura Evans

Anna Laura Evans was described in the 1952 Prairie View year book as a “polished woman with finished tastes and rare judgment.” A Texas native, she came to Prairie View Normal and Industrial College around 1901 after attending Oberlin College and the University of Chicago.  At Prairie View, Evans initially taught history and English.  She …

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Dr. Bonner co- edits book “Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy”

Dr. Fred Bonner II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Educational Leadership and Counseling at Prairie View A&M University has co- edited the informative book, Reaching the Mountaintop of the Academy.  The book explores how more African- Americans can become distinguished and endowed professors. For more information, visit

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The PVAMU College of Business to host 2016 FOCUSS Idea Competition

This year, Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business is honored to host the 2016 FOCUSS Idea Competition. FOCUSS (Framework for Opportunity Convergence and the Utilization of Sustainable Solution) is a non-profit organization created to assist American ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and members of the LGBT community to discover sustainable solutions that will benefit society. Sponsored by the …

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Rimm Resigns As Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Smith Named Interim

Veteran coach Byron Rimm II has resigned from his position as head basketball coach at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Assistant coach Byron Smith has been named interim head coach, effective immediately. “Coach Rimm has represented Prairie View A&M University with class and professionalism during his tenure as head basketball coach,” said PVAMU Athletic Director …

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