Service Archives - Academic Affairs

First Aid Training Addresses Youth Mental Health

This fall, Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center hosted a first aid training on youth mental health. Teachers, counselors, and school resource officers from surrounding school districts, as well as officials with the Prairie View Police Department and the City of Prairie View attended the training on November 2 for free. “The [...]

Workshop Series Teaches Farmers How to Raise Goats, Make Money

Raising goats is a win-win situation if you own a farm. The animals produce meat, milk, fiber, and they’re great for weed control. They’re also pretty inexpensive to keep. That’s why Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program and Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, under the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS), made them the [...]

One Year after Harvey, Extension Agent Continues to Help Residents

A year ago, Hurricane Harvey devastated southeast Texas including Houston and its surrounding areas, and today, recovery efforts are ongoing. “Resident needs, and the needs of those who were impacted, are still at an all-time high,” said Liberty County Extension Agent James Motton II. “With the help of Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program [...]

Training Specialist Working to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth

Where is Dr. Angela Broadus? The training specialist at Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center could be anywhere. Her job involves educating the public about substance abuse and how to prevent it. “When I began my journey at PVAMU two years ago, I developed an educational program that focuses on reducing juvenile [...]

4-H Programming Teaching Texas Citizens to be Self-Sufficient

Archery Certification, 4-H Money-Making Projects, and Sausage Making 101 – these are just a few programs Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program has sponsored over the past few months. “These programs fall under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 4-H Program,” said 4-H Program Specialist Dr. Joice Jeffries. “The goal is to provide people with life [...]

New Center Services University’s Design Needs

Graphic design is a hot commodity in the university community and beyond. Prairie View A&M University’s School of Architecture recognizes the need—its DesignView Media Center is open for business. "We opened the center this spring, and, so far, four Digital Media Arts students have been able to get real-world experience servicing clients who work at [...]

Strawberry Research Provides Service to Texas Farmers

Strawberries are proven to improve cardiovascular and brain health, as well as prevent some types of cancer. It’s no wonder Prairie View A&M University is trying to get ahead of the curve by finding ways to help limited-resource farmers successfully grow organic strawberries. According to the USDA, California produces 91-percent of strawberries in the U.S., [...]

Student Leads Free Tax Assistance Program

Did you know you can get your taxes done for free at Prairie View A&M University? “For the past 15 years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-sponsored program, has partnered with PVAMU’s College of Business (COB) and Cooperative Extension Program to provide tax assistance to people who cannot prepare [...]

Small Business Development Center Cultivating One Dream at a Time

A few weeks ago, a fellow staff member at Prairie View A&M University wrote in about Bridget Ross, director of PVAMU’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and how she’s going above and beyond to serve the public. “I recently met with Ross to learn about the activities of SBDC. I was highly impressed with the [...]