CAHS Students

Agricultural Students Participated as Volunteers with the Earth Team Bringing Hands-On Experiential Learning Activities to the Classroom

June 4, 2018 - Soil quality is an essential component to the sustainability of food and fiber production. It is also vital for clean air and water, livestock grazing, and many other functions that support life as we know it and for future generations. Undergraduate students in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) [...]

CAHS Delegation Excels at 2017 National MANRRS Conference

Three Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences’ students received top awards for their research presented at the 2017 National Career Fair and Training Conference of the Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) in Pittsburgh, PA, March 30 – April 1.  The following students were recognized at [...]

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 Participates and Wins at Association of 1890 Research Directors Research Symposium 2017

CAHS’ researchers, faculty members, and their students presented 36 oral and poster presentations at the 18th Association of 1890 Research Directors, Inc. (ARD) Research Symposium 2017, which was held from April 1-4, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. The 36 presentations were given by 10 scientists/faculty/post-doctoral fellows, and 19 undergraduate and 7 graduate students. The presentations covered [...]

CAHS Academics Share a Few Notable Happenings

Beverly Copeland, Assistant Professor, has been selected by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Board to serve a three-year term as an ACEND Program Reviewer, beginning June 1, 2017. Program Reviewers play an essential role in assisting ACEND in maintaining quality nutrition and dietetics education in the country. This is a [...]

Mentoring the Next Generation of Farmers and Ranchers

Faculty and staff within the Department of Agriculture Nutrition and Human Ecology and the Cooperative Extension Program collaborated on a series of workshops for new and beginning farmers and ranchers interested in production farming and enhancing production efficiencies. The project was funded by a NIFA grant emphasizing practical skillsets and applications needed to manage a [...]

James E. Tatum Scholarship Recipients Named

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences’ students Victoria Parker and Tiffany Latin are the recipients of the National Organization of Professional Black Natural Resources Conservation Service Employees (NOPBNRCSE) James E. Tatum $1,000.00 Scholarship.  PVAMU winners are two of only ten recipients across the nation. This scholarship program is committed to providing ten (10) $1,000.00 scholarships [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

CAHS Apprentices are Encouraged to Take Calculated Risks

The Student Leadership Apprentice Program (SLAP) had an exciting September with excellent speakers and networking opportunities. Ali Fares, SLAP Executive Mentor, and Associate Director for Research in the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center, engaged the students in a meaningful discussion focused on the importance of setting a professional agenda and the impact that creativity has on [...]