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Business Mogul Mathew Knowles Brings Real-World Knowledge to PVAMU Class

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 20, 2019) – For 35 students enrolled in Marketing 3113 – Sports, Event and Entertainment Marketing at Prairie View A&M University, the value of the lessons they are learning from entertainment manager Mathew Knowles is priceless. Knowles, who you may know as the father of superstar Beyoncé, is the founder, president, [...]

PVAMU, Morehouse, Spelman Receive $3M in Grants to Support Faculty Development

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 18, 2019) - Three HBCUs — Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Prairie View A&M University - announced plans to invest in their faculties after receiving a total of $3 million in grants from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation.

PVAMU Partners with ICPSR, World’s Largest Collection of Digital Social Science Data

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 15, 2019) - Faculty, staff, and students at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) now have free access to a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences in the Inter-Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data holdings. ICPSR is the world's most extensive [...]

PVAMU Begins Rollout of Echo Dots to Freshmen Dorms

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 12, 2019) - This week, Prairie View A&M University began its deployment of Alexa Echo Dot to every freshmen dorm on campus. With the smart device, students can ask over 150 student-centric questions from categories like the registrar, treasury services, financial aid, admissions, athletics, housing, police, career services, academic advising, health [...]

PVAMU Pauses to Recognize Veterans on Veterans Day

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 11, 2019) - The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity at Prairie View A&M University paused on Nov. 11 (Veterans Day) to say “Thank You” to our nation’s veterans, including veterans on “The Hill.” The office held its second annual “Veterans Day Recognition on the Hill” in the Julius W. Becton, [...]

PVAMU Soccer Wins First SWAC Tournament Title in Program History

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 11, 2019) - Sophomore midfielder Kalia Brown's strike at the 57th minute was one for the history books, as it lifted Prairie View A&M to a 1-0 win over Howard in the 2019 Southwestern Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Tournament Championship. The victory marks the first soccer tournament title for the Lady Panthers [...]

PVAMU Taps Rice Engineering Dean, Reginald DesRoches, to Deliver Commencement Address

Reginald DesRoches, William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, to speak at commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.  PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 14, 2019) - Reginald DesRoches, Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, has been slated to deliver the [...]

PVAMU’s Northwest Houston Center to Host Upcoming Texas Education Agency Conference

HOUSTON, TEXAS (November 14, 2019) - More than 200 educators from across the state of Texas will convene at Prairie View A&M University’s Northwest Houston Center Nov. 8-9 for the Texas Education Agency's (TEA) Community Partnerships/Student Success Initiative (SSI) Conference. The two-day event will focus on content training in literacy, mathematics, and mindfulness. "I have [...]

PVAMU to Host Pioneering Scholars in Women’s African American Studies

PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 7, 2019) - Some of America’s leading black feminist scholars will take center stage on Nov. 8 at Prairie View A&M University for a symposium that focuses on the intersectionality of Women’s Studies and African American Studies. “When and Where I Enter at 35: A Symposium in Honor of Paula Giddings,” hosted [...]

$70 Million Engineering Building Coming to PVAMU, Amid Rising Enrollment

Exterior image of Roy G. Perry College of Engineering’s Electrical Engineering Building. PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (November 5, 2019) - Construction is expected to begin next year on a $70 million Engineering Classroom and Research Building at Prairie View A&M University. The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved the plans at its [...]