Prairie View A&M University

Each year, the Women’s Council on Leadership & Services presents Women’s History Month. All events hosted reflect this year’s theme, “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business”. On Thursday, March 2, 2017, they are hosting their kick-off event featuring guest speakers, Dr. Marcia Walker-McWilliams and Krystal Mayo ’03. To see the month’s calendar of events …

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As part of the 2017 President’s Lecture & Culture Series, The Office of the President presented the 3rd Annual Essay/Oratorical contest Thurs. Feb 23rd. Students were asked to submit an essay about the 2017 Black History Month theme: “The Crisis in Black Education : Black Lives Matter.” The essays submitted explored the theme and incorporated …

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As part of the PVAMU Fine Arts Week, Professor Ann Johnson hosted the “Art As Activism” lecture series. This year’s theme was The Art of Black Resistance. Since the series’ inception, Johnson has brought in her “sisters and brothers-in-art” to produce the series. In 2015, Rabea Ballin and Johnson presented the inaugural presentation. The following …

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Prairie View Trail Riders Association will kick-off the rodeo season with its Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition and Hog Roast, noon Feb 27, 2017. The free event will take place just west the football stadium on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. Founded in 1957 by James Francies, Myrtis Dightmas Sr. and A.N. Poindexter Sr., …

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SPIT Knowledge Lecturer Bun B graced the stage of the Opal Johnson-Smith Auditorium, Tues. Feb. 21, to deliver a message to the students of Prairie View A&M University. A member of the popular rap duo, UGK, Bun B is now a member of the Rice University faculty as a Distinguished Lecturer. He co-teaches a Religion …

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