Growing ideas. Impacting lives. Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

Alvin Junior High Students Spends A Day with CAHS

April 15 - Students from Alvin Junior High School recently paid a visit to the Prairie View A&M University campus as a stop on their college tour. While visiting, students had a hands-on, fully in-depth learning of everything the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences has to offer. It was a full day of activities [...]

Recognizing the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

April 15 - Mrs. Vida Harrison won the Excellence in Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Peer Educator Awards at the EFNEP 50 Year Celebration.  The work she has done as a EFNEP Peer Educator with Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program began September 1, 2007. By staying abreast of current research, Harrison [...]

Webb County Extension Read For Life Program Featured Locally

April 15 - The work that Prairie View A&M University does reaches far beyond its campus with thanks in part to the Cooperative Extension Program (CEP). A recent local television appearance by CEP Family and Community Health Agent for Webb County Ashley Gastineau highlighted the Read for Life program which helps inform Laredo, Texas residents [...]

PVAMU Reach Success at ARD

April 15 - Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Human Sciences researchers, faculty members, and their students represented well at the 19th Biennial Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) Research Symposium held in Jacksonville, Florida. Faculty, staff and students from the 19, 1890 land-grant universities shared research in more than 800 oral and [...]

PVAMU 2019 National MANRRS Quiz Bowl Champions

April 15 - Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) Chapter of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) won 1st Place in the National MANRRS Quiz Bowl Competition at the National MANRRS Career Fair and Training Conference in Overland Park, KS, April 6. The team, named “The Golden Panthers” defeated the Quiz Bowl team [...]

Harris County 4-H Agent Featured on Great Day Houston

April 1 - Though a new concept to many, vertical planting is becoming more popular in urban communities that offer minimal space for farming. Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Program Agent Jeremy Peaches is doing his part to teach and inform youth on proper techniques to grow food in the city with his recent feature [...]

2019 USDA/1890 Scholarship Application Now Available

April 1 - Prairie View A&M University is one of the nation’s elite 1890 Historically Black Land-Grant Universities and with such an honor comes special reward for College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students. The 2019 USDA /1890 National Scholars Program application is now available for college-bound high school seniors and current college students. This [...]

Greg Payne Scholarship Fund Awards All Applicants

By: Taelor Smith April - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences congratulates the nine student applicants of the 2019 Greg Payne Scholarship who were each awarded $1,000. To honor Prairie View A&M College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni Greg Payne after his passing in 2003, his family and the Minnesota Chapter of the [...]

Working Together to Reduce Childhood Obesity in Texas

April 1 - In an effort to reduce childhood obesity in Texas, the 4-H and Family & Community Health units will focus on building youth knowledge and skills in gardening, nutrition and physical fitness. Growing U, a joint 4-H project of Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service [...]

PV+PV: The Building of a Pipeline

April 1 - If the saying “great minds think alike” is true, we should expect even greater things after a recent meeting that focused on a new partnership between the Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) College of Agriculture and Human Sciences and Pro-Vision Academy of Houston. The meeting of minds was to advance a collaborative [...]