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Fall 2018 At A Glance

January 14 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs, has made several accomplishments during his short time here at PVAMU. One of which he’s most proud of, is the relationships he’s building as he sets out to tell the world: AG is back, making it better, and making [...]

CAHS Kicks Off the New Year with plans for success

Written by Taelor Smith, CAHS Communications Specialist January 14 - At the close of the Fall 2018 semester, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences held a Plan of Work Retreat on December 18th and 19th, 2018. The event's goal was to discuss and develop a report that will outline the college's future and present [...]

President Ruth Simmons Spends a Day With CAHS

January 14 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences started the year off right after Prairie View A&M University President, Dr. Ruth Simmons, graced the college with a personal visit. President Simmons had a full afternoon on January 7, 2019, as she spent time with each area of the PV agriculture community. Accompanied by [...]

Where Are They Now: Michael Johnson, Agriculture Teacher

January 14 - For some alumni, the love for Prairie View A&M University is so nice that they have to do it twice! College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni Michael Johnson is a two-time graduate having received both his Bachelor's degree in 1977 and Master's degree a few years later. His experience as a [...]

CAHS Dean Hosts College-Wide Meeting

January 14 - Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students will return to campus to start the Spring 2019 semester focused and ready to take on new goals. Thanks to the productive College-Wide Meeting held on January 9th, this energy will be matched by the faculty, staff, and supporters of the [...]

CARC Research Publishes New Research in Journal of Mountain Science

January 14 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to study the hydrological cycle and the way evapotranspiration affects freshwater resources using satellite data. Along with his colleagues Ma Ze-zhong, and He Yi-ping, this team of researchers focused on the infamous Three Gorges Reservoir Region in China where they were able to evaluate the impact [...]

Handling Post-Holiday Debt For Business Owners and Consumers

By Trent January 7 - In many mailboxes, bills from the countless expenses of the holiday season are starting to arrive. People used their credit cards for gifts, food, flights, hotels, gasoline, and other expenses that often come with celebrating the holidays. Even people who are otherwise smart with their money sometimes face credit card [...]

4-H Fort Bend County Agent Recognized For Introducing Better Coping Skills For Healthy Living

January 7 - Since February of last year, Prairie View A&M University’s Extension Agent, Amber Foster has provided an hour-long yoga session for more than 40 students from diverse backgrounds-Asian, Middle Eastern, African, African American, and Hispanic. The students learned the importance of yoga practices, how it leads to healthy living habits and relieve everyday [...]

Jones Elementary’s New Community Greenhouse

Students at H.T. Jones Elementary will return from their holiday break to a massive surprise at their school. Community leaders recently broke ground on the new greenhouse and community garden on the school's playground. This collaboration known as the NextGEN (gardening, education, nutrition) Project, is a partnership between Jones Elementary, the City of Prairie View [...]

Fresh Food Options Coming to Prairie View

December 17 - Access to fresh, healthy foods is something many people take for granted. For small, rural, low-income communities like Prairie View, it is often difficult to find a consistent source for nutritious foods. This lack of access has earned the area a classification as a food desert.  City of Prairie View Mayor David [...]