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Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – Debra L. Lee, Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, to deliver the address to Prairie View A&M University graduates and their families at the fall commencement on Sunday, December 16, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place at the Berry Center of Northwest Houston in Cypress, Texas. According to a press release… Continue reading Trailblazing Entertainment Executive, Debra L. Lee, to Deliver PVAMU’s Commencement Keynote

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African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

PRAIRIE VIEW, TX – The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) a grant of $500,000 to support its effort to establish an African-American Studies Initiative which will be housed in its Marvin D. and June Samuel Brailsford College of Arts and Sciences. Inspired by the Mellon Foundation award, an anonymous… Continue reading African-American Studies Initiative Awarded $1 Million in Grants and Gifts to Prairie View A&M University

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SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Council of Presidents has announced that Dr. Charles McClelland will become the sixth SWAC Commissioner in league history since the conference began in 1920. According to an official press release, McClelland has served the past 17 plus years at the helm of two SWAC member institutions –… Continue reading SWAC named Dr. Charles McClelland as new Commissioner

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Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program

Six historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has been named to participate in the Intel HBCU Grant Program. Intel has announced its three-year, $4.5 million program to encourage students to remain in STEM pathways at six historically black colleges and universities. According to Intel, shaping a more diverse technology requires that we rethink our sources… Continue reading Intel selects Six HBCUs to Participate in $4.5 Million Three-Year HBCU Grant Program