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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 [...]

CARC Student Researchers Rise to the Occasion in Addressing Access to Healthy Food

September 9 – A USDA funded  Capacity Building Grant Project entitled  “Building a Transformative Learning Culture through Infusing Research-Based Learning Experiences” afforded 10 students from diverse majors to engage in a fun-filled summer work/research experience collaboratively. As it was referred to throughout the summer, “Project TLC” allowed each student to work alongside a research scientist, [...]

CAHS Summer Bridge Program Welcomes New Students To Agriculture

August 19 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences hosted its third annual Summer Bridge Jumpstart Program July 7th through August 6th. The program welcomed 24 incoming freshmen who gained six semester credit hours of coursework by taking part. Participating students were primarily native Texans; however, three of the students were from Illinois, New Jersey [...]

Mr. Neal Baines and Ms. Annette Bowdre Set To Retire From CAHS

August 19 – It is with sincere gratitude for their service and mixed emotions that we are announcing the retirement of two of our family members. The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) is holding a special ceremony to celebrate our colleagues.  With a total of more than 75 years combined, Mr. Neal Baines [...]

How To Start A Business In Texas

August 19 - Cooperative Extension Program continues to do great work in the counties and communities it serves. Extension Agent Nate Peterson,  who serves in Harris County in the Community and Economic Development unit, conducted a program entitled “How to Start a Business in Texas.” Along with his Graduate Assistant Na’shon Edwards, Peterson partnered with [...]

CARC Researcher Publishes New Research in Remote Sensing Journal

August 19 – Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to study the greenhouse gas emission and carbon cycle across Texas using satellite data. Along with his colleagues Drs. Ali Fares, Raghava Kommalapati and Mr. Ademola Ibironke, this team of researchers focused on investigating the combined effects of climate change and land-use on spatial and temporal [...]

Cass County Presents The 4-H College and Career Readiness Club

August 5 - This spring, Cass County launched a new club to prepare students for higher education and the 21st century workforce. The 4-H College & Career Readiness Club (C&CRC), led by club manager Larry Allen, was specifically designed for students in grades 8 through 12 with the goal of building a college readiness culture [...]

FFA State Convention Draws New Potential Students

August 5 – The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences recently attended the 91st Texas FFA State Convention where over 10,000 high school agriculture students participated in a week of events packed with competition, learning, and fun. FFA is the nation’s premier agricultural organization where students engage in classroom and hands-on experiences in their learning [...]

Inclement Weather Alert

Due to the inclement weather forecasted tomorrow, PVAMU is delaying opening all campuses until 10:00 a.m.