College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

CAHS Hosts Retirement Celebration for Long, Hebert and Vaughn

Colleagues of the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) led by Interim Dean James M. Palmer, gathered with friends in the Carden-Waller Building on May 25 to toast three retirees: Gail Long, Lloyd Hebert and Vivian Vaughn. Together, they devoted 73 years of exceptional service to Prairie View A&M University. The foyer of CEP [...]

SPECA Planning Conference Held June 5, 2017

Galveston College and Prairie View A & M University were awarded a USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Challenge Grant to host a conference entitled “Food Science Pathways: A SPECA Planning Conference.” Beverly Copeland of Prairie View A & M University and Paul Mendoza of Galveston College were the co-sponsors. The Secondary Education, [...]

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 [...]

CAHS Students, Faculty, and Staff Attend National Women in Agriculture Association Conference

Six Prairie View A&M University students from the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) participated in the National Women in Agriculture Association (NWIAA) 7th Annual Innovative Agriculture Empowerment Conference and New Generation Symposium held recently in Houston, Texas. Jayde Daniel, Tiffany Latin, Victoria Johnson, Krystal Stanton, Praise Benson, and Addison Thurston, along with their [...]

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 [...]

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Demonstrates the CAHS Difference

Parents and children, PV alumni, community partners and many more stopped by the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences (CAHS) exhibit at the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo to visit the volunteer staff and learn more about what makes the CAHS a beacon of light in Texas. For three weeks from Tuesday, March 7th [...]

Foxworth Serves USAID Farmer to Farmer Program in Nepal

The USAID Farmer to Farmer Program provides technical assistance from U.S. specialists to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses and other agriculture sector institutions in developing and transitional countries with the goal of promoting sustainable improvements in food security and agricultural processing, production and marketing. Bill Foxworth, Research Scientist, International Goat Research Center (IGRC), traveled recently to [...]

Prairie View A&M Livestock Show Team Wins

On March 6-8, twelve Prairie View A&M Livestock Show Team members and 24 dairy goats from the International Goat Research Center (IGRC) competed at the 2017 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. The team brought back numerous ribbons, as well as trophies for having the outstanding dairy herd, and Junior (kid) and Senior (Milker) group of [...]

CDE Continues to Expand College Outreach

The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences continued its mission to serve the community by hosting its 4th annual FFA Career Development Event (CDE) at Prairie View on February 23rd. This event has grown significantly since its introduction in 2014 and continues to impact the lives of FFA members from several Texas counties. This year, [...]

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 [...]