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Where Are They Now: Dexter Arkadie, Agriculture Teacher

Dexter Arkadie December 10 - Dexter Arkadie grew up in a rural area and frequently spent his time caring for animals, particularly horses and cows. With this budding familiarity in agriculture, he developed a passion for helping animals and knew it would be something he wanted to do for life. This prompted him [...]

CARC and Department of Biology Collaborates to Serve Holleman Elementary Science Students

December 10 - Crossing the lines of learning is something that Prairie View A&M University prides itself on and that was no different when the Cooperative Agriculture Research Center and the Department of Biology recently collaborated to serve as judges for a science fair held at Holleman Elementary School in Waller ISD. Dr. Gloria Regisford, serves [...]

4-H AgRobotics Shifts Perception of Agriculture

December 10 - "The kids enjoyed the contest incredibly!" 4-H Parent Christopher Komound said his student was fully engaged at the recent Texas Tech G.E.A.R. (Get Excited About Robotics,) competition. The Prairie View A&M University's Cooperative Extension 4-H and Youth Development program is committed to redefining the perception of Agriculture for Texas youth by incorporating 21st [...]

City of Houston Mayor Learns of Great Work Done In CEP

Jeremy Peaches December 10 - Harris County Extension Agent Jeremy Peaches provided an update about students involved in the innovative programs headed by CEP before city council members during the weekly Public Comment Session at Houston’s City Hall. City leaders applauded the work being done by Peaches the rest of the Prairie View [...]

Dr. Jaquelyn White Talks PVAMU’s Stance On Food Insecurity

November 3 - Family and Community Health Program Leader Dr. Jacquelyn White put the Cooperative Extension Program in the spotlight during a recent appearance on a local TV talk show. Dr. White was a guest on KPRC Channel 2’s Houston Newsmakers hosted by Khambrel Marshall. She spoke about the topic of Food Insecurity and provided [...]

Where Are They Now: Neal Baines, CEP Administrative Officer

November 3 - It's quite common for alumni to be proud, loyal and dedicated to their colleges or Universities, but when it comes to his alma mater, Mr. Neal Baines takes dedication to a whole new level. Baines' hard work has always made him a stand out. He grew up in a rural community and [...]

The Art of the Startup: Techpreneurs

December 3 - Entrepreneurs are visionaries and risk takers who play a critical role in growing our economy, creating jobs, innovating products and services across our state and nation.  According to the SBA, small businesses have generated 64% of net new jobs over the past 15 years.  Although, small businesses add more than half of [...]

Cooperative Extension Program Helps Residents Overcome Hurricane Harvey

November 26 - Hurricane Harvey devastated many communities in Southeast Texas more than a year ago. With the work of its County Extension Agents, the university’s Cooperative Extension Program has been a key player in helping many of these communities and their residents return to a life of normalcy after experiencing a total loss. Talia Washington is [...]

The Real World

November 26 - Most students and young people are hungry for the type of life experiences that are only achieved through real-world experiences. With this thought in mind, Prairie View A&M University's Extension Agent for the Dallas area, Marvin Young jumps at the opportunity to connect with young people in this manner.  Recently, 45 young [...]

Where Are They Now: Chad Reese, Agricultural Science Teacher

November 26 - Coming from a family of Prairie View A&M Panthers, the college Chad Reese would attend had pretty much been decided for him. The even deeper family history of practicing agriculture would prove to serve him well as he pursued a degree in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. Agriculture had always [...]