Monday Minute

Media Production Broadcast Center Enters Phase One

The Outlook on Agriculture (OOA) radio show has entered in its fourth season. In 2016, OOA was recognized by the Association for Communication Excellence as an award-winning production. It has expanded over time from a local listenership to a national audience with weekly broadcasts on Sirius XM HBCU Channel 142. OOA will transition from a staff [...]

CAHS Juniors Lead in SGA

For CAHS juniors Regan Johnson and Kendric Jones, the college experience means broadening one academic awareness but also being part of an organized voice for the student body’s academic, social and cultural well being at PVAMU. Serving as liaison between students, faculty, administrators, both were elected to the University’s Student Government Association (SGA). Johnson, a [...]

Five CAHS Undergraduates Share Research and Study Abroad Experiences in Seminar Series

Raymond Thomas, Michelle Mbia, Cayla Steemer, Jessica Watts, and Tiffany Latin gave presentations at the CAHS Research Seminar Series on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Thomas and Latin shared their experiences on their summer study abroad trip to Namibia. Mbia gave a summary of the research study she has been conducting under the supervision of Peter [...]

Students Submit 25 Abstracts for Pathways Research Symposium

Twenty-five PVAMU students mentored by Cooperative Agriculture Research Center (CARC) Researchers submitted abstracts for oral and poster presentations for the Texas A&M University System 13th Annual Pathways Student Research Symposium to be held November 3-4 on campus. Submissions covered topics related to gene expressions and early embryo development in goats. Another submission focused on how [...]

Awal Shares Drone Technology Uses with Landrum Elementary

Cooperative Agriculture Research Center (CARC) Research Scientist Ripendra Awal shared advances in drone technology for agriculture use with about 80 fourth and fifth graders of Landrum Elementary, in San Benito, TX, on October 5. Participating in National Youth Science Day celebration, Awal lectured on drone use and their importance. Awal’s presentation was covered by the [...]

CAHS Faculty Recognized in ‘Class of Forty Under 40’

Andrea McDonald, Instructor in the Human Nutrition and Foods program, was recognized as a member of Prairie View A&M University’s (PVAMU) inaugural class of Forty under 40 awardees. The award celebrated forty PVAMU emerging leaders who have blazed a trail in their respective fields and who received their start on “the Hill.” The selected individuals [...]

NIFA Big Data Summit Presents Opportunity

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) convened the Data Science in Agriculture Summit, October 10th 2016 in Chicago to identify the frontiers and future of data in agriculture and build on existing U.S. government wide-efforts and investments in Big Data. In addition to NIFA staff, [...]

Hundreds Gather for the Lindsey Weatherspoon Agriculture Breakfast

Over three-hundred alumni and friends gathered for The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) 2016 Lindsey Weatherspoon Agriculture Breakfast during Homecoming Week. The Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology’s co-organizers Tenelnger Abrom-Johnson and Jacklyn Sanders pulled together current students Raymond and Russell Thomas and CAHS alumna Zelia Wiley to share their CAHS stories [...]

Williams Assumes Role as Chair of the Association of Extension Administrators

Carolyn J. Williams, Associate Administrator with the Cooperative Extension Program, will assume the role of Chair of the Association of Extension Administrators (AEA) effective November 2016. The Association of Extension Administrators represents the interests of 19 1890 Land-Grant Universities and Tuskegee University on matters pertaining to organization and policy, programs, goals and strategies, legislative and [...]

CEP County Agent Makes Front Page News

Bell County Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) agent and Registered Dietician Sheryl Austin was featured on the front page of the Food Section in the Temple Daily Telegram. The article highlighted Austin’s recent cooking class. Prairie View A&M University's CEP partnership with Oldways, Inc, has allowed extension agents in Dallas, Bell, and Waller counties an opportunity [...]