Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology


Students’ Goals and Ambitions Met, Challenges and Fears Overcome through CAHS Research

At any given point, so much can be running through the mind of an average student at Prairie View: goals, challenges, fears, and ambitions. However, the students who make the most of their educational career are the ones who seek out and appreciate the wealth of opportunities this institution has to offer. The Outlook on [...]

CAHS Red Carpet Project: Applying Course Knowledge and Skills

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences’ Instructor Andrea McDonald’s Food Principles and Meal Management class ended the semester with their culminating project: an annual Holiday Party in May Hall on November 30, 2016. Applying principles learned during the semester such as recipe yielding, meal prepping and serving, the class planned the meal for 50 individuals. The [...]

CAHS Graduate Student Presents Research

Research is one of the fundamental activities of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences and Prairie View A&M University.  Many graduate assistants participate in research that influences issues that are happening in the community. Nakita Bowman, Human Sciences major, and Rukeia Draw-Hood, Program Leader 4-H and Youth Development Program, are conducting an applied research [...]

The Story of an HBCU Experience

Nebraska native Zhane Latrice Brown explains why she chose to pursue her education in agriculture and to dream of becoming a veterinarian at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Brown hails from a small town offering limited educational progress to their minority residents. For her, PVAMU was a culture shock, but she quickly learned to embrace [...]

Agricultural Outlook Forum: Two Peas in a Pod

Rubbing elbows and engaging in discussions with elected officials, agricultural industry leaders or policy makers would be intimidating for many, but not for Phillip Harris and Thaddeus Chapman, both students in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) at Prairie View A&M University. Instead, this experience left these two students wanting more. Phillip and [...]

Want Them to Follow, Show Them the Map; The SLAP Returns

As the field of agriculture and human sciences continues to grow, so does the need for experienced professionals with skills that could enhance the industry and its relationship with the consumer. According to Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), leadership development is one of the objectives necessary for [...]

CAHS Faculty Conduct Jamaica Study Abroad Site Visit

Dr. Wash A. Jones and Dr. Beverly Copeland, College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) faculty members, participated in a study abroad site visit to Jamaica this summer as part of the College’s efforts to increase study abroad opportunities.  During the site visit, the duo met with representatives from three institutions to discuss joint ventures [...]