Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology

Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Ag Students Win Big at Annual TAMUS Symposium

November 26 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences was well represented at the 2018 Pathways Student Research Symposium at West Texas A&M University. Of the 32 attending students from Prairie View A&M University, nine took home awards in subjects including Environmental Science, Engineering, Life Science, Humanities, and Agriculture. Congratulations to the CAHS students who represented [...]

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 [...]

New Deans Hope To Be A Fresh Start For Their Colleges

November 19 - Prairie View A&M University is in a season of change and it has been completely evident with the new leaders taking the initiative to help bring the university to the next level. This year, PVAMU found new leadership in the University President Dr. Ruth Simmons, and in the College of Agriculture & [...]

CAHS Alumni Leading Students Into Veterinary Careers

Novemember 12 - Veterinary science students at Nimitz High School in Irving Independent School District are learning the ins and outs of running a veterinary clinic through the Nimitz Pet Care program. This business is solely run by the students under the guidance of Demond Spiller, a College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni who has [...]

Where Are They Now: Horace Hodge

October 22, 2018 – Entering college as a young, wide-eyed freshman, many people have no idea where the journey will lead. Horace Hodge could not have imagined the path his life would take as he set out to attend Prairie View A&M University, where he would study in the College of Agriculture & Human Sciences [...]

Where Are They Now: Kashara Bell, CAHS Graduate

October 8, 2018 – Everyone's journey to agriculture isn't always the same. For Kashara Bell, a chance opportunity in graduate school led to a new experience and an exhilarating career in agriculture.  During her time as Prairie View A&M University undergrad, Kashara majored in Criminal Justice and would go on to receive a Masters in [...]

CAHS Freshman Selected as USDA/1890 National Scholar

October 4, 2018 – Living a healthy lifestyle may be a long-term goal for many, College of Agriculture & Human Sciences (CAHS) student Kristina Edwards is putting her plan into action. The Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) freshman is one of three new students sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to attend [...]

Dean’s Research Published in Environmental Journal

October 8, 2018 - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Dean and Director of Land-Grant Programs, Dr. Gerard D’Souza has a newly published article in the Journal of Environmental Protection. This article highlights innovative computer programs and the means to help individuals develop agent-based modeling, a method used to model complex computer systems. Computer programs [...]

College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Student applies for Prestigious Fellowship

October 1, 2018 – In keeping with Frederick Douglass' life of public service and commitment to equity and access, the Frederick Douglass Institute of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education offers the Fredrick Douglass Global Fellowship, in an effort to make study abroad accessible to students from Minority Serving Institutions (MSI). Through the fellowship, 100% of [...]

The Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs-90 Days In

October 1, 2018 – It has been an honor and a privilege to assume my unique role over the last 90 days as the new Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs in the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences. Since arriving on "The Hill," it has also been my distinct mission to deliver on the [...]