2016 REAP students and coordinators

Our nation is faced with a critical shortage of well-trained professionals in the food and agricultural sciences. Innovative programs that are accessible and attractive to young people are needed to generate their interest in undergraduate and graduate science majors. As a land-grant and Historically Black College and University (HBCU), Prairie View A&M, brought about by …

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HLSR Volunteer Information

February 26, 2016

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Committee: Chandra Adams, Dr. Rukeia Draw-Hood, Kimberly Gay, Dr. Yoonsung Jung, Horace Hodge, Ricky Mahaley, Elaine Shafer,  LaBeaula Times,  Joshua Williams, and Dr. Joice A. Jeffries (Chair) ; Badge Partners: Caralita Solomon, Elaine Freeney, Adela Jackson, TeneInger Abrom-Johnson, Jacklyn Sanders, Inez Simien, Rozenia Toney, & Tameka Thomas. March 1 – …

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The Effects of CAHS

June 23, 2015

October 11, 2014 marked the inception of the Alfred N. Poindexter Lifetime Professional Achievement Award and the Lindsey Weatherspoon Progressive Young Professional Award.  Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences created these annual recognitions to not only honor the namesake, but to acknowledge our alumni who exude what Dr. Alfred N. Poindexter …

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Health tips

As summer transitions to fall, college students are returning to campus and finding themselves responsible for making their own decisions. One of those decisions would be related to healthy living. Eating and being physically active, when, where and how often they choose can sometimes lead to the dreaded “freshmen 15” and other unhealthy consequences. However, …

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Wash A. Jones, assistant professor in the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology, recently co-led the first half of a study abroad trip for 16 students to Namibia. The trip, funded primarily by a three-year research grant from the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, was a joint venture between …

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The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) has been working to keep the “A” in PVAMU and serve the land-grant mission of the University. One of the most recent efforts of CAHS was the “Outlook on Agriculture” radio talk show on KPVU. The College of Agriculture took to the air waves over the past spring semester …

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Youth lab 2014 was a success and a fun experience for students, faculty, and everyone involved. Youth lab kicked off on Tuesday July 15th. The students arrived from 11 different counties in Texas. Youth Lab is an annual 3-day camp for young students from ages 12-17 in which the students reside on PVAMU’s campus for …

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Prairie View A&M University-Cooperative Extension Program and NeighborWork’s Project ASPIRE partnered to sponsor a week-long summer camp in McLennan County. For a second year the organizations worked together to provide the financial literacy camp geared toward students from a limited resource community in East Waco. This year ten students from Indian Springs Middle School attended …

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The American Boer Goat Association honored 16 people with Ambassador to the Bred Award at the Annual Members Banquet that took place during the 20th Anniversary ABGA National Show. The Recipients of the 2014 Awards are: Buck Pruitt Jimmy Day Kim Halfmann Sammy Helmers Don Jackman Stan Keen Norman Kohls Mike Masters (Deceased) Jane Meacham …

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The Research Extension Apprentice Program (REAP) has just come to a close after 2 weeks of learning, fun, relationship-building, and skill development. REAP is a program for high school juniors and seniors that are interested in Agriculture and/or Human Sciences. The program is 2 weeks long and provides on-campus room and board for the students …

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