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

4-H National Healthy Habits Training

February 11 - Prairie View A&M University's Cooperative Extension Program (PVAMU-CEP) was among thirty-seven Land Grant Universities that participated in the 2018 National Healthy Habits training in Chevy Chase, Maryland. This national training held in November of last year, was conducted by the National 4-H Council and sponsored by the Walmart Foundation. PVAMU-CEP has received [...]

CARC Researcher Studies the Growth of Salmonella in Pistachios

By Precious Effiong February 11 - Dr. Mahta Moussavi is one of the Cooperative Agricultural Research Center’s Post-doctoral Researchers who is making a big difference on the campus of Prairie View A&M University. While serving on a team of researchers from across the country, Moussavi carried out a study to examine the nature of Salmonella [...]

Where Are They Now: Conlee Herrera-Fry, Veterinary School Student

February 11 - Attending Prairie View A&M University was instilled in Conlee Herrera-Fry as a child, having grown up on a farm right down the road in Hockley, Texas and being in a family with a long history of attending the university. Considering himself somewhat of a legacy student of PVAMU due to his grandmother [...]

Online Payment Services: Are They a Good Fit for Your Small Business?

By Caron Beesley Contributor to the Small Business Administration Blog February 11 - Credit cards offer a few payment options for small businesses, but other services like PayPal, and Google Wallet, Square and CashApp are gaining in popularity.  These tools make it easier than ever to buy and sell goods online and via mobile devices. [...]

Fall 2018 At A Glance

January 14 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs, has made several accomplishments during his short time here at PVAMU. One of which he’s most proud of, is the relationships he’s building as he sets out to tell the world: AG is back, making it better, and making [...]

CAHS Kicks Off the New Year with plans for success

Written by Taelor Smith, CAHS Communications Specialist January 14 - At the close of the Fall 2018 semester, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences held a Plan of Work Retreat on December 18th and 19th, 2018. The event's goal was to discuss and develop a report that will outline the college's future and present [...]

President Ruth Simmons Spends a Day With CAHS

January 14 - The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences started the year off right after Prairie View A&M University President, Dr. Ruth Simmons, graced the college with a personal visit. President Simmons had a full afternoon on January 7, 2019, as she spent time with each area of the PV agriculture community. Accompanied by [...]

Where Are They Now: Michael Johnson, Agriculture Teacher

January 14 - For some alumni, the love for Prairie View A&M University is so nice that they have to do it twice! College of Agriculture and Human Sciences alumni Michael Johnson is a two-time graduate having received both his Bachelor's degree in 1977 and Master's degree a few years later. His experience as a [...]

CAHS Dean Hosts College-Wide Meeting

January 14 - Prairie View A&M University College of Agriculture and Human Sciences students will return to campus to start the Spring 2019 semester focused and ready to take on new goals. Thanks to the productive College-Wide Meeting held on January 9th, this energy will be matched by the faculty, staff, and supporters of the [...]

CARC Research Publishes New Research in Journal of Mountain Science

January 14 - Dr. Ram Ray had the opportunity to study the hydrological cycle and the way evapotranspiration affects freshwater resources using satellite data. Along with his colleagues Ma Ze-zhong, and He Yi-ping, this team of researchers focused on the infamous Three Gorges Reservoir Region in China where they were able to evaluate the impact [...]