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Graduates leave Prairie View A&M University with exciting plans for the future

Despite the dreary weather, the atmosphere inside the Baby Dome this past Saturday was as bright as the future of PVAMU's class of 2019. Eight hundred and forty-one promising new graduates received their diplomas during the Spring Commencement ceremony. A surprise came during the event when the president instructed the graduates to look under [...]

PVAMU student studying abroad in Switzerland, Italy, Croatia this summer

This summer, Ines Frazier, a second-year agriculture major and chemistry minor at Prairie View A&M University, will participate in Switzerland’s School for International Training’s (SIT) Study Abroad Program for Food Security and Nutrition. The PVAMU Honors Program student will spend six weeks, from June 3-July 15, examining food security, nutrition, sustainable agriculture, genetically modified organisms [...]

PVAMU research details African Red Dust’s rising threat to health and environment

A conversation with Dr. Richard Griffin can give you a whole new way of thinking about dust, and not the kind you sweep and remove from homes, apartments and offices. Specifically, Dr. Griffin studies the red dust of West Africa that can carry toxins while travel-ing right across the Atlantic Ocean in the high winds [...]

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services selected for ApplyTexas Advisory Committee

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board appointed Michelle Hill, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Services at Prairie View A&M University, as a member of the ApplyTexas Advisory Committee (ATAC). Her term runs through May 2020. “It is a great honor to represent Prairie View A& M University as a new member of the ApplyTexas Advisory [...]

PVAMU Race to Zero team wins prestigious Top Ten Students Design Award

It was announced on Earth Day (April 22) that the Prairie View A&M University School of Architecture Race to Zero team has won the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten for Students Competition for their project, The Fly Flat. The 2018-2019 COTE Top Ten for Students Competition: Innovation [...]

PVAMU College of Nursing student awarded NCJW’s 2019 Feine Scholarship

The National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section gathered at Brookdale, Galleria on April 28, to honor the 2019 Lee K.  Feine Scholarship winner and to hear University of Houston Law Center (UHLC) Dean and Professor Leonard M. Baynes discuss the Prelaw Pipeline Program. This special program helps students from underrepresented populations enter law [...]

Updated Message Regarding Commencement Ceremony

Award-winning author Michael Eric Dyson to serve as spring 2019 commencement speaker

Michael Eric Dyson is an award-winning author, a widely celebrated Georgetown University professor, a prominent public intellectual and a noted political analyst. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he is also an ordained Baptist minister. Dr. Dyson has authored nearly twenty books on subjects such as the legacy Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Nas’s debut [...]

PVAMU Dean Leads Bangladesh Development Initiative

Dr. Munir Quddus, professor and dean of Prairie View A&M University’s College of Business, was born and educated in the South Asian country of Bangladesh. Since coming to the United States at the age of 22 to get his master’s and doctorate degrees, he has made it one of his life’s missions to work for [...]

Bonner scheduled to speak at Akita International University in Japan

Later this month, Dr. Fred A. Bonner, II, Professor and Endowed Chair in Prairie View A&M University’s Whitlowe R. Green College of Education, will speak at Akita International University in Japan. The provost of the university invited him to campus to deliver a series of lectures to faculty and students. “One lecture will focus on [...]