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Former SGA President, Priscilla Barbour tapped as Keynote for 2017 General Assembly

The Fall 2017 Semester General Student Assembly will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in the William “Billy” J. Nicks, Sr. Building, the Baby Dome. The Assembly will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. The invited guest speaker is former SGA President, Priscilla Barbour. Priscilla R. Barbour is a native of Dallas, Texas and currently serves [...]

PVAMU Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

  "The PVAMU Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund is being established to support the immediate needs of students, faculty and staff who have been adversely impacted by Hurricane Harvey."   - Ruth J. Simmons, Interim President   Request Emergency Funds: Small grants of up to $500 are available to assist faculty, staff and students with emergency [...]

Special Message from the Interim President: Hurricane Harvey

Members of the Community,                   The ongoing crisis brought on by the aftermath of the flooding in the greater Houston area has led us to close the university for the remainder of the week.   The university will reopen for normal operations on September 5, following the Labor Day holiday. Students may return to campus this [...]

The Panther P.U.S.H. after Hurricane Harvey

In response to Hurricane Harvey, the Power Administration sends our deepest prayers to all those adversely affected by this unprecedented weather event. All of us have been impacted in some way from this natural disaster. We want to assure everyone that we have been diligently planning ways that we can help our surrounding community in [...]

University and Foundation Postpone Labor Day Activities and Events

Hurricane Harvey has caused massive flooding across Houston and in surrounding areas. As a result, entire communities have been devastated and displaced. Families have been evacuated from their homes and roads have become impassible. Due to the terrible toll that the flooding has had on the region and out of concern for the safety of [...]

Simmons Welcome Reception Postponed to September 21

Due to the unprecedented flooding occurring in Houston and surrounding areas, Prairie View A&M University will postpone the Welcome Reception for Interim President Ruth J. Simmons until September 21. The University will honor the reservations  of guests who have previously responded and registration will now remain open through September 21.  To register, click here. Our [...]

PVAMU Again Breaks Records for Freshman Enrollment

For the second year in a row, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is on pace to again exceed its enrollment goal.  The university is currently trending 8% ahead of last year’s certified enrollment of 8,762. That surge is driven in large part by a nearly 15.0 percent increase in the number of first-time, full-time freshmen. [...]

PVAMU Ranks in Top 10 on Affordability Meter

Digital publication affordableschools.net recently released its annual list of The Most Affordable Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Prairie View A&M University rose to the top of the list, ranking number 10 in affordability among HBCUs that grant bachelor’s degrees.  The publication ranked the institutions on the basis of average yearly net price for [...]

Prairie View A&M University Participates in State Department EducationUSA Forum on Internationalizing U.S. Campuses

Prairie View A&M University recently participated in the U.S. Department of State’s eighth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C. More than 570 U.S. university representatives from 46 states, 60 EducationUSA regional coordinators and advisers from around the world, and U.S. and foreign government officials will convene to discuss international student recruitment and retention strategies. International [...]

Athletic Director Ashley Robinson discusses the upcoming Panther sports season!

Inclement Weather Closure 1/16/18

All PVAMU campuses will be closed tomorrow (1/16) due to inclement weather and the potential for hazardous road conditions. Please continue to monitor the website and official social media channels for updates.