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Summer 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Dear PVAMU Community, The University recently announced that there would be a change in venue for the summer 2017 Commencement Ceremonies due to pending construction/renovation of the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building (Baby Dome). Due to unforeseen changes in the construction schedule, the renovations will not start until the fall semester. As a result, …

Ruth Simmons, Ph.D. Named Interim President of Prairie View A&M University

Dr. Ruth Simmons, an accomplished university president with administrative experience in Ivy League schools, a women’s university and a historically black college, has been named interim President of Prairie View A&M University. Dr. Simmons, who retired as president of Brown University in 2012, will assume her duties July 1, following the June 12 announcement by …

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PVAMU Named Finalist in Five HBCU Digest- HBCU Awards Categories.

Prairie View A&M University has been selected as a finalist in five categories for the 2017 HBCU Awards presented by HBCU Digest. More than 175 nominations from HBCUs were submitted from across the country. Winners will be announced at the seventh annual HBCU Awards ceremony July 14th in Washington D.C.’s Gallup Building. HBCU Digest is …

Summer Commencement 2017 – Frequently Asked Questions

The William “Billy” J. Knicks (Baby Dome), PVAMU’s traditional location for commencement exercises, is currently undergoing construction upgrades. The upgrades have been approved by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.  The University is excited about the Baby Dome renovations, however, the construction displaces our traditional graduation ceremony. As a result, the graduation committee explored other …

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George Wright Stepping Down as President of Prairie View A&M University

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Dr. George Wright announced today he is stepping down as President of Prairie View A&M University and will return to teaching history full-time after an interim President is named. “I have served this University and the Texas A&M System for 14 years, and I am proud of the progress that we …

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