Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology

Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology

SPECA Planning Conference Held June 5, 2017

Galveston College and Prairie View A & M University were awarded a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Challenge Grant to host a conference entitled “Food Science Pathways: A SPECA Planning Conference.” Beverly Copeland of Prairie View A & M University and Paul Mendoza of Galveston College were the co-sponsors. The Secondary Education, [...]

CAHS Delegation Excels at 2017 National MANRRS Conference

Three Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences’ students received top awards for their research presented at the 2017 National Career Fair and Training Conference of the Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) in Pittsburgh, PA, March 30 – April 1.  The following students were recognized at [...]

USDA Scholars: The Legacy Continues with the Thomas Brothers

Brothers Raymond and Russell Thomas share more than just last names and Eagle Scout honors. They are both proud recipients of support from the USDA National Scholars Program and students in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS), entering in 2014 and 2016 respectively. Although Russell began this fall, he has seen himself as [...]

Want Them to Follow, Show Them the Map; The SLAP Returns

As the field of agriculture and human sciences continues to grow, so does the need for experienced professionals with skills that could enhance the industry and its relationship with the consumer. According to Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), leadership development is one of the objectives necessary for [...]

Faculty member and students participate in study abroad trip to Namibia

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 [...]

“Outlook on Agriculture” informs about CAHS and CEP

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 [...]

CAHS Student Gets $125,000 Scholarship

One of the 2014 USDA/1890 Scholars Program recipients will be attending the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) at Prairie View this fall. Mr. Raymond Thomas is one of the most recent scholars to be accepted into the USDA/1890 Scholars Program, and he has chosen Prairie View A&M University as the 1890 institution at [...]

Groundbreaking for New CAHS/COB Facility

CAHS faculty and staff at the groundbreaking for the new CAHS/COB facility On Thursday, January 23, 2014, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) and the College of Business (COB) at Prairie View A&M University held an official groundbreaking for a new facility that the two colleges will occupy in 2015. The [...]