Michael Hurd, director of the Texas Institute for the Preservation of History and Culture at Prairie View A&M University, recently published a book entitled Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas. Hurd noticed there was a lack of stories about the Prairie View Interscholastic League so he drew on interviews, …

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Ervin A. Bryant, a junior History major from Spring, Texas, was selected as a 2017 HBCU All-Star. The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) works to promote excellence, innovation, and sustainability. Bryant is one of 62 All-Stars and the only student representing Prairie View A&M University.  “I’ve had many amazing opportunities …

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Mechanical Engineering student Maria Rossana Ruiz has been selected as the 2017 winner of the National Technical Achievement Recognition STAR Award for Undergraduate Student Role Model by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Of over 130 nominations, Ruiz is one of the 21 winners announced for their contributions to the STEM field. “This is the …

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Faculty, staff, and students are working to make Prairie View A&M University a smoke/tobacco-free campus. Greg Rose, the Program Manager for Health Education & Promotion, has started the initiative alongside his students in the Panther PhD program. Within the last two years, the University has received two grants to assist with Rose’s efforts.   In …

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The Prairie View A&M University Annual Faculty/Staff Giving Campaign Kick-Off will be held, Wednesday, September 27th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm in front of the A.I Thomas Administration Building. Inside the celebration tent, faculty and staff can play games, win prizes and enjoy food. They are also encouraged to enroll in payroll deduction to …

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