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KPVU-91.3 FM Awarded $500,000 CPB Grant

Prairie View A&M University's radio station KPVU - 91.3 FM will introduce programming focused on R&B music and hip-hop over the next year with help from the Corporation for Public Broadcasters (CPB).  The programming change is a step to develop an “Urban Alternative” format for public radio. Serving the Houston market from Prairie View, Texas, KPVU [...]

President Simmons is Ready for State Fair Classic

Business 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. “This year’s case challenged teams to analyze various means to transport fuel from Phillips 66’s Houston facility to its New Orleans facility, a real-life scenario,” said PVAMU College of Business [...]

Morton, Big Plays Spark Record-Setting Panthers Win

PVAMU Homecoming 2018

Precision Agriculture: Technology Changing the Future of Farming

Technology has changed society in ways that once seemed inconceivable, with self-driving cars, people planning trips to Mars, and having conversations with robots while sitting at their dinner tables. So, it should come as no surprise that, the farmland is now a new haven for “techies.” Through Precision Agriculture, technology is being used to explore [...]

White House Initiative Names Two PVAMU Students as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars

Comprised of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, Competitiveness Scholars are recognized for successfully preparing to compete for top opportunities that improve long-term outcomes. Each was nominated and endorsed by their institution President, which itself is an honorable mention. They were selected from among several highly distinguished HBCU students chosen based on their academic achievement, campus, [...]

Bell County Agent Evokes Entrepreneur Spirit in Youth

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) impacts the communities of the underserved population throughout Texas with employees in over 28 counties across the great state.  PVAMU's Cooperative Extension Program provides relevant programming to engage county residents. Bell County is one of the counties the university serves through County Agent Sheryl Austin. One such event is a [...]

Business Student Headlines African-American Credit Union Coalition Conference

Romaine Knight, a senior finance major from Kingston, Jamaica, tackled some major projects over the 2018 summer.  CUNA Mutual Group offered Knight an accounting/finance internship. While interning with CUNA Mutual Group he went through the Emerging Leaders Seminar at Yale University, Goldman Sachs Undergraduate Camp, Herring Cup. In addition to this, he was the headline [...]

Building on Resilience: Frameworks of Black Male Success

Fall 2017, the MACH-III Center launched the Building on Resilience Lecture Series. This lecture series named after the book, Building on Resilience Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline.  One in a number of books series of books edited by Dr. Fred A. Bonner, II and published by Stylus, this volume [...]