4th Annual Essay and Oratory Contest

“The Hill” Welcomes Students From China

The Confucius Institute at Prairie View A&M University has paired with Xi'an International Studies University to bring twenty students and two instructors to "The Hill" for a winter exchange program. While here, XISU students will be exposed to American culture from various perspectives. "The Confucius Institutes' mission and purpose is to inform the world about [...]

President Simmons Hosts Reception in Atlanta

Thursday evening, President Ruth J. Simmons hosted an intimate reception for Atlanta area Prairie View A&M University alumni. During the event, alumni engaged in open dialogue with President Simmons and were provided the opportunity to ask questions concerning her plans for the university. While speaking with the attendees, Simmons requested recent graduate Bria Cooper '17, [...]

Fred A. Bonner, Ed.D. To Speak at Educational Summit

Fred A. Bonner II, Ed.D., professor, endowed chair in Educational Leadership and Counseling and founder and director of the MACH-III Center at Prairie View A&M University, will serve as a speaker for the 11th Annual Educational Summit hosted by the Texas Caucus of Black School Board Members. "It's an organization that focuses on issues that [...]

Save the Date: Presidential Inauguration of Ruth J. Simmons

“The Storm” Drum Major is Headed Back to Honda

Diamon Taylor is a senior Kinesiology major from Dallas, TX. She currently serves a Drum Major for the Marching Storm Band and will be heading to the Honda Battle of the Bands Showcase in Atlanta, GA for the second time. How was your first experience at Honda Battle of the Bands in 2016? It was [...]

PVAMU Tennis Player Set to Represent Barbados at Davis Cup

Simmons Named On Five College Presidents to Follow in 2018 List

Students Win at Biomedical Research Conference

Prairie View A&M University students traveled to Phoenix, AZ for the 2017 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students where over 1,000 students were in attendance. Ali Fares, interim dean and land-grant program director, said he was proud of all the hard work the students exhibited at the conference. “This is a great opportunity for [...]

College of Business Hosts Inaugural Stock Trading Competition

This Spring, the College of Business will host its inaugural high school stock trading competition. Open to high school teams in the greater Houston area, each team should consist of three to four 10th to 12th-grade students. This competition is conducted 100% online on PVAMU's virtual trading platform (; a web-based trading simulation program. Each team [...]