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From the Classroom to the Trading Floor

Students from the College of Business visited New York City during the Thanksgiving break. Accompanied by Danny Harvey, program director of financial planning program and finance faculty, seven students visited several sites like the New York Federal Reserve, the New York Stock Exchange and the Museum of American Finance. “'From the classroom to the trading [...]

Doctoral Student Selected to Present Research in Hawaii

Tammy D. Lane, M.S., educational leadership doctoral candidate in the Whitlowe R. Green College of Education and the scholarship coordinator in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, has been selected to present research in Hawaii. Based on a peer-reviewed process, her proposal submission, “Higher Education at the Intersection of Ethnicity/Race and Queerness at Minority [...]

Students Participate in Toyota Green Initiative

Last week, over 60 students participated in the Toyota Green Initiative campaign. The collaboration between the Southwestern Athletic Conference, Toyota, and North Compass Bank brings together the local community with special events and celebrities. “This was the largest showing of students as of yet and PVAMU students were the largest university representation,” said Alisha Lowe [...]

Ruth Simmons officially named the 8th President of Prairie View A&M University

  Prairie View, TX — The Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System unanimously voted Monday to name Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, a nationally recognized leader in higher education, as the 8th president of Prairie View A&M University. Simmons will assume the presidency of Texas’ second oldest public institution becoming the first woman [...]

Prairie View A&M University Dean Who Got His Start in Small Town Texas

Danny R. Kelley is the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and was recently featured in the Houston Chronicle.

New HBCU President-Elect Ruth Simmons Has Bold Plans for Prairie View

President-Elect Ruth J. Simmons sat down with Black Enterprise Magazine to discuss her bold plans for the university.

Marching Storm leads Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

2017 High School Band Day

High School band students from across the state of Texas traveled to “The Hill” to participate in the Marching Storm High School Band Day at Panther Stadium Nov. 11th. Dr. Timmey Zachery, director of bands, said he starts soliciting participation from high school bands in June. “For this year’s performance, nearly 1,200 students and parents [...]

PVAMU Police Department Participates in Local School Festival

Members of the Prairie View A&M University Police Department participated in the Imani School Community Helper Day on Tuesday. The festival was held in Houston and celebrated community helpers such as police officers, firefighters, utility workers, military personnel, librarians and those in the healthcare profession. “My goal and task to all of the Auxiliary departments [...]

Education Icon, Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole to Deliver Commencement Address

Prairie View, Texas - Prairie View A&M University today announced that anthropologist, educator and museum director, Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, will deliver the keynote address at the University’s 22nd Fall Commencement scheduled for December 16. Dr. Cole made history in 1987 when she was named the president of Spelman College, the first African American woman [...]