PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas— University officials will hold an Organization Review Board Hearing for Phi Beta Sigma, Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. The hearing, which is closed to the public, will determine if Phi Beta Sigma, a registered student organization, violated any University policy or regulation related to its new member intake process. Review Board members will also address the organization’s involvement in alleged hazing.
About Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View A&M University was founded in 1876 and is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in Texas. With an established reputation for producing engineers, corporate leaders, nurses and educators, the university offers a variety of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs through eight colleges and schools. Prairie View A&M recently named its College of Engineering for alumnus Roy G. Perry and the university’s marching band, The Marching Storm, was featured as the lead band in the 2009 Rose Parade. A member of The Texas A&M University System, the university is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service. During the university’s 132-year history, more than 53, 500 academic degrees have been awarded. For more information regarding PVAMU, visit www.pvamu.edu.