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Inaugural Destination Pantherland Houston

Off, off, and away: Prairie View A&M University Hosts Freshman Send-off Celebrations Prairie View A&M University held the first of three 2018 freshman send-off celebrations on Saturday, August 4, at The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum in Houston, Texas.   Called Destination Pantherland, these festive send-off receptions welcome incoming freshman and parents to The Hill with [...]

PVAMU Fits Classrooms with Hitachi Technology

Prairie View A&M University is home to approximately 8,500 students, has three locations and is currently working with other Texas A&M system schools to develop the Rellis Academic; the main campus, the campus for graduate programs and the College of Nursing. Prairie View A&M University is working on outfitting over 100 classrooms with new classroom [...]

PVAMU Collaborates in the TAMU Systems Engineering Initiative

Prairie View A&M University is collaborating this summer with the Department of Nuclear Engineering and the Nuclear Power Institute at Texas A&M University by participating in the Systems Engineering Initiative- Nuclear Science, Technology, and Education for Molten Salt Reactors (SEI-NuSTEM). SEI-NuSTEM is part of a Grand Challenge Integrated Research Project with the Nuclear Energy University [...]

A Closer Look at PVAMU’s Director of Bands

Prairie View A&M University’s Director of Bands, Dr. Timmey Zachery, always has a group of students around him. They call him “Dr. Z.” “The nature of my work motivates you to be the best. It is all about the students,” said Zachery. “If this were Star Wars, I would be Yoda, simply, leading my students [...]

PVAMU Alumnus Promoted to Brigadier General

Prairie View A&M University has a long and proud tradition of military instruction dating back to 1943. Prairie View A&M is the only Historically Black College and University in the entire state of Texas that hosts an Army ROTC program.   It is through this program Carlton G. Smith launched his military career after receiving [...]

PVAMU Alumna Develops Student Loan Mobile App

Prairie View A&M University graduate Tania White, Ph.D. presented a new mobile app she developed during the 2018 Prairie View A&M University National Alumni Association Convention.  She sees her mobile application as a tool to increase retention of students dependent on student loans to pursue a college degree. According to a new report published by the [...]

Student Leaders Fulfill the PVAMU Land-Grant Mission of Service

Eleven student leaders were selected to attend the 2018  Prairie View &M University 44th National Alumni Association Convention which was held at the Boomtown Hotel & Casino in Harvey, Lousiana, just south of New Orleans.  In the spirit of PVAMU's land-grant mission, the students and advisor Yolanda Gross, Program Coordinator for the Office of Special Programs [...]

Chittagong Seeks Collaboration with PVAMU

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) professor Shahedur Rahman, from the Department of Accounting, Finance, and MIS in the College of Business, visited Chittagong Independent University (CIU) in Bangladesh. The July 2018 visit was at the invitation of Dr. Mahfuzul H. Chowdhury, Vice Chancellor of the University to discuss the areas that CIU’s School of Business [...]

PVAMU Mourns the Loss of Student Courtney Cherry

The Office of Student Affairs regrets to inform you of the death of Miss Courtney Faye Cherry, PVAMU Student. Miss Cherry passed away on July 22, 2018.   Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Miss Cherry was a student during the 2018 spring semester. She was a senior, Communication Studies major student from Humble, Texas. At [...]

Success Beyond the Classroom: Cultivating Student Leaders

Prairie View A & M University has a long and storied tradition of “producing students who are productive citizens.” On the ground level, this process takes place in the classroom, through developing mentor/mentee relationships with students, and providing students with opportunities to apply the knowledge attained in class to real-life situations. Dr. Marco Robinson, Assistant [...]