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Vernita B. Harris ’79 ’81 Makes $100,000 Gift to the College of Business

Inspiring a New Wave of Innovation and Creativity through Giving: Vernita B. Harris ’79 ’81 Makes $100,000 Gift to the College of Business Remove Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) from the resume of Vernita B. Harris ’79 ’81 and her life, she says, drastically changes. President of Impact Strategies Consultants, Impact International Group, Envision Marketing [...]

PVAMU Professor Receives A&M System’s Regents Professor Award

Dr. Lijun Qian, AT&T Endowed Professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, received The Texas A&M University System’s Regents Professor Award. Along with Qian, the Board of Regents designated 14 other faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents [...]

Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr. was a social activist and Baptist minister who played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968. King sought equality and human rights for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and all victims of injustice through peaceful protest. He was the driving force [...]

Bonner theorizes an alternative framework for the Black male experience

The theorizing and theoretical frameworks speaking to the male experience, particularly the Black male experience has tended to emanate from a place of deficit thinking and pathology. Hence, for Black males and those who study this population, engaging in critical discourse about their epistemological and ontological being is at best lopsided.

PVAMU Alumna Melanye Price appointed as Endowed Professor of Political Science

Prairie View A&M University is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanye Price ‘95 as Endowed Professor of Political Science and principal investigator for the Mellon Foundation African American Studies Initiative. Price's research and teaching interests include black politics, public opinion, political rhetoric, and social movements. Her most recent book, "The Race Whisperer: Barack Obama [...]

Study Texas Chair Evie Myers travels to China to expand opportunities for PVAMU

As part of an effort to promote Study Texas and further opportunities for PVAMU students and faculty alike, special advisor to the president at PVAMU and board chair of Study Texas Evie Myers traveled to China. Study Texas is a  group of about 40 schools that serve with the goal of increasing the number of [...]

Study Texas chair travels to China in effort to expand opportunities for PVAMU

As part of an effort to promote Study Texas and further opportunities for PVAMU students and faculty alike, special advisor to the president at PVAMU and board chair of Study Texas Evie Myers traveled to China last month. Study Texas is a group of about 40 schools that serves with the goal of increasing the [...]

PVAMU 4-H County Agent introduces coping skills for healthy living

Prairie View A&M University’s Extension Agent (Fort Bend), Amber Foster has provided an hour-long yoga session for more than 40 students from diverse backgrounds-Asian, Middle Eastern, African, African American, and Hispanic, for nearly a year. The students learned the importance of yoga practices, how it leads to healthy living habits and relieve everyday stressors from [...]

PVAMU Leverages Terra Dotta Tech for Study Abroad Program Growth and Visibility

Terra Dotta, the trusted leader in higher education travel, study abroad and international program management solutions, today announced that Prairie View A&M University, a Texas-based historically black college, is using its Study Abroad solution. With an expanding study abroad program, Prairie View deployed Terra Dotta’s solution to automate and streamline its study abroad recruitment, application [...]

PVAMU President to deliver keynote address for the NAACP 100th anniversary banquet

The Corpus Christi chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is gearing up to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its H. Boyd Hall Chapter. The celebration, dubbed the 100 Year Jubilee Celebration Program, will take place Sunday, Jan. 19 at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, and features PVAMU [...]