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Congratulations to the 2019 USDA/1890 National Scholars

October 14 - This school year, the United States Department of Agriculture has selected a new team of Prairie View A&M University students to the USDA/1890 National Scholars Program. Traditionally, all scholars selected to the program from PVAMU have been College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students. But this year, not only were four CAHS [...]

Dallas County 4-H Celebrates Imagine Science Day

October 14 - Having the opportunity to explore the various avenues of academia is something that can be limited for students who don’t have the proper access to certain resources. Thanks to Imagine Science Day, students in many Dallas underserved communities are being given the chance to explore new areas of learning. Imagine Science Day [...]

4-H Engages Youth in Water Careers Activities

October 14 – To stress the importance of education and career pathways, National 4-H Headquarters’ strategic plan has an outcome of preparing youth for college and career. This outcome was created to promote first-generation college access; to provide exposure to college and career opportunities; and to offer youth engagement in college and career readiness activities [...]

2019 Joint Meeting

September 30 – The future of Extension took center stage at the 2019 joint meeting of the Southern Region Program Leadership Network, the Association of Extension Administrators and the Association of Southern Region Extension Directors. The group met Aug. 19-22 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The discussion appropriately titled "Unmasking Our Potential-New Leadership! Cooperative Extension in [...]

Dr. Ali Fares Research on Using Multi-Radar System for Water Management Published in Nationwide Journal

September 30 – Having returned to the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences recently after spending a year as the Interim Vice President for Research, Innovation and Sponsored Programs for the university, Dr. Ali Fares’ latest research endeavor has been featured in the Journal of the American Water Resources Association. The article “Effects of Spatial [...]

H-E-B Executives Share Internship Opportunities with CAHS Students

September 30 – It’s always important for students to prepare themselves for a career by taking part in internships, but for many, finding the right one could be a bit challenging. Luckily for agriculture students, H-E-B chose to kick-off their internship recruitment campaign at Prairie View A&M University, particularly with the College of Agriculture and [...]

Wharton County Agent Shares The Importance of Drug Awareness

September 30 – Youth are being exposed to potential dangers such as drugs and alcohol at a much earlier age than what has traditionally been seen. Cooperative Extension Program Family and Community Health Agent in Wharton County, Kashara  Bell, made an outstanding effort in tackling this issue by hosting a Heroes for Health workshop geared [...]

CAHS Hosted the Historic Community Based Organization (CBO) Forum on Rural Prosperity

September 9 – On August 13th, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) hosted the historic Community Based Organization (CBO) Forum on Rural Prosperity. With this three way partnership with USDA, CBOs, and the CAHS, the forum came about as a follow-up to the USDA Rural Prosperity Summit that was held in Houston. The [...]

CEP Provides Amazing Summer Practical Experience for Senior Nutrition Student

September 9 – When it comes to summer, Prairie View A&M University students have a big decision on how to spend their time, whether it’s to take a break from the long school year or to continue to push forward in their education. For Senior Nutrition major Brittany Carter, her decision to continue in her [...]

2019 Businesses in Development (B.I.D.) Academy Program

September 9 - In many instances, limited-resource clients are first-generation business owners who may lack the training and knowledge necessary to market, bid, and win state contracts.  The Community and Economic Development Unit of the Cooperative Extension Program at Prairie View A&M University created The B.I.D. Academy, a nine-week curriculum-based program that focuses on  increasing [...]