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Principal Investigator Bootcamp

The Office of Research, Innovation and Sponsored Programs (ORISP) and the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) collaborated to present the first Principal Investigator (PI) Boot Camp.  Laurette Foster of CTE and Karen B. Cotton of ORISP planned the PI Bootcamp, which was three power-packed days of information on successful grantsmanship and exploring various ways of [...]

Panther Student-Athletes Continue To Achieve High Marks In Classroom

Prairie View A&M University student-athletes continue to achieve high marks in the classroom as evidenced by the latest NCAA Academic Progress Report (APR) announced Wednesday.

PVAMU Band Members Join the Ranks

The 369th Experience is a historic series of national and international programs and musical events depicting the African American and Puerto Rican experience in World War I through the eyes and ears of the 369th U.S. Infantry Regiment, and Prairie View A&M University will be represented.

Garden 2 Table 2018 Hits Mark … Again!

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.

PVAMU 2018 HBCU Awards Finalists

Congratulations to PVAMU! The university has 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 [...]

Duncan Voted President-Elect for TUCCDA

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 [...]

PVAMU Collaborates with NASA-JSC and PAE

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) becomes the first Historically Black College/University to sign a Mentor-Protégé agreement with a prime contractor. The university signed a Mentor – Protégé Agreement with Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated (PAE) through its partnership with NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP). Representatives from PVAMU were hosted at [...]

Ruth Simmons Deserves Community Support

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.

Nursing Professor Publishes Chapter in New Book

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 [...]

Finance Major Wins First Place in National Competition

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 [...]