South Dallas, Texas is not the most affluent area, but it is characterized as a food desert with poor and ethnic minorities facing barriers to access grocery shopping and limited transportation. Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program county agents recognized a need in serving this population by offering no-cost workshops for residents.
Congratulations to PVAMU! We have been selected as a finalist for seven 2018 HBCU Awards! The HBCU Awards is the first and only national awards ceremony honoring individual and institutional achievement at historically black colleges and universities throughout the country. Winners are selected by a panel of previous winners, journalist, HBCU executives, students and alumni for [...]
PVAMU Student Counseling Services Director Voted President-Elect for TUCCDA Dr. Bernadine Duncan, Director of Student Counseling Services in the Division of Student Affairs, has been named the 2018 President-Elect for the Texas University Counseling Center Directors Association (TUCCDA). As President-Elect, Dr. Duncan will be responsible for assisting the current TUCCDA President with challenges that arise [...]
Prairie View A&M University’s campus is abuzz today with its first-ever commencement held at the new Panther Stadium. Many of the nearly 900 students who are graduating will cross the stage, dressed in purple and gold gowns and leave with a diploma, excited to begin their professional lives.
Pamela Brandy-Webb, MSN, RN, a clinical assistant professor in Prairie View A&M University’s College of Nursing, published Chapter 48 in “Maternal & Child Health Nursing, 8th Edition,” called Nursing Care of a Family When a Child Has an Endocrine or a Metabolic Disorder. “Chapter 48 describes both physical and psychosocial changes that occur when children [...]
Prairie View A&M University’s Romaine Knight, a junior Finance major in the College of Business, won first prize in the national FOCUSS Idea Competition, which took place on April 26, at CUNA Mutual Group headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Knight competed against students from five other universities. The primary objective was to propose ways for credit [...]
The South African Medico-Legal Association (SAMLA) invited Dr. Mark Tschaepe, assistant professor of Philosophy at Prairie View A&M University, to Johannesburg, South Africa to give a presentation that was simulcast to five cities across the country. “I was invited by SAMLA, in partnership with the University of Cape Town, to teach a module within their [...]