Governor appoints first student regent from Prairie View A&M Uni - KXXV Central Texas News Now

Governor appoints first student regent from Prairie View A&M University

(Source: Texas A&M University) (Source: Texas A&M University)
HOUSTON, TX (KXXV) -

Ervin Bryant of Spring has been appointed the next student regent for The Texas A&M University System by Governor Greg Abbott. Bryant replaces the outgoing student regent, Stephen F. Shuchart of Houston.

Bryant is the first student regent ever appointed from Prairie View A&M University - where he is a third-year student in the university’s Honor Program majoring in history and a minor in political science.

Bryant is also a member of the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, the Blackstone Pre-Law Society, and Student Government. He is also the president of the Prairie View A&M Debate Team and the founder of The Panther Party Community Service Group.

“I thank Governor Abbott for his inspired selection,” said Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp. “The appointment of a student regent from Prairie View A&M is long overdue. I look forward to working with Mr. Bryant in his important new role as the A&M System continues to build on its current momentum.”

Bryant’s term is effective June 1 and will expire May 31, 2019.

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