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PV Power Couple Kelley Taylor ’99 and Troi Taylor ’00 Give $50,000 to Endow Scholarship Fund and Empower Young Lives   Kelley Taylor ’99 and Troi Taylor ’00 are always up for a challenge—perhaps because the husband-and-wife business team greets every challenge as a new opportunity. “The thing about challenges,” says Kelley, a graduate of [...]

Dallas Fire-Rescue Chief, Dominique Artis ’93 selected to deliver commencement keynote

Enterprise Fleet Management

The vehicles – a mix of SUVs as well as cargo and passenger vans – will be used by PVAMU staff to maintain the university's 1,500-acre campus and serve its more-than-9,000 students.

Dr. Deland Myers On How Community-Focused Solutions Are Essential to Improve Food Security

Dr. Deland Myers is taking on a big task: trying to solve hunger in Texas. Luckily, he’s not alone. Thanks to the way Prairie View’s Agriculture Department is structured, he’s able to work with researchers in areas ranging from soil science to sociology to develop a holistic approach to keeping people fed. He explained how [...]

PVAMU’s School of Architecture Celebrates Juneteenth By Hosting AYA Symposium

Juneteenth is a time to celebrate freedom while honoring the past, and Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture has exciting plans that do both. In collaboration with the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture (TIPHC), PVAMU will be hosting the AYA Symposium, formerly known as the Texas Purple Hull Pea Festival [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Patrice Bailey ’95 Named Assistant Commissioner of Agriculture

Agriculture Commissioner Thom Petersen has appointed Patrice Bailey to an Assistant Commissioner post at the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). Bailey will oversee Outreach, Agricultural Marketing and Development, Dairy and Meat Inspection, and Food and Feed Safety for the MDA. Bailey, a native of Harlem, New York, holds a B.S. in Agriculture Education from Prairie [...]

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Learning to Create Leaders: PVAMU Hosts The 2019 African American Studies Summer Institute

The 2019 African American Studies Summer Institute was held at Prairie View A&M University from May 28-31. Designed as an opportunity to allow faculty from throughout the College of Arts and Sciences to learn best practices for incorporating African American Studies into the curriculum, the days featured speakers in the morning and workshops in the [...]

Celebrating Our Legacy: PVAMU Alumni Honored at DC Reception

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC, served as the venue for a memorable night celebrating the achievements of PVAMU graduates from across the nation. Prairie View A&M University’s alumni reception, presided over by President Ruth J. Simmons, was held on Saturday, June 15th. The event featured an [...]

Positive Mental Health at PVAMU: Dr. Derek Wilson on How Prairie View Has Shaped His Research

Dr. Derek Wilson is a man on a mission: to improve mental health for people of African descent. “We need to instill in every minority child, particularly Black children that they come from somewhere. They have a rich history of success, triumph, and excellence for which they can still represent. Our young people in this [...]