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PVAMU to officially announce $40 Million National University Transportation Center

Parul Dubey on April 14, 2023 - in News, Transportation

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas – On April 17, Prairie View A&M University and Chancellor John Sharp of The Texas A&M University System will officially announce the launch of PVAMU’s National Center for Infrastructure Transformation. PVAMU is the first Historically Black College/University to lead a national University Transportation Center.

The NCIT’s mission as a national-tier UTC will focus on improving the durability and extending the life of transportation infrastructure through its research, education, and technology transfer programs.

PVAMU leads NCIT as part of a consortium including several members of The Texas A&M University System, including Texas A&M University, Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station. Partnering institutions include Arizona State University, Michigan State University, Rutgers University, and Blinn College.


About the event:

Event: “National Center for Infrastructure Transformation Announcement by Chancellor John Sharp, The Texas A&M University System”

Date:  Monday, April 17, 2023

Time:  1 p.m.

Place:  Willie A. Tempton, Sr. Memorial Student Center Ballroom, 155 L.W. Minor Street | Prairie View, TX 77446


PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, founded in 1876, is the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state of Texas and the third largest Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in the nation. Designated as an “institution of the first class” in the Texas Constitution, the enrollment exceeds 9,000 students and over 80,000 graduates. PVAMU offers academic programs through its seven colleges, Undergraduate Studies and School of Architecture, boasting degree options leading to bachelor’s to doctoral-level degrees. A Carnegie-classified high-research (R2) University and a member of The Texas A&M University System, PVAMU is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu


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