Uncategorized Archives - College of Agriculture and Human Sciences

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 [...]

PVAMU Shines at 2019 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

March 18 -It is another year in the books for Prairie View A&M at the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (HSLR). This year, the College of Agriculture and Human Sciences kept the tradition alive as the only Historically Black College and University represented at this event. Each year HLSR brings millions of people [...]

4-H Students GEAR Up for Robotics Competition

By Precious Effiong February 11 - It’s that time of year again when 4-Hers get excited about robotics and prepare to compete as seen in a previous year’s competition. The Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension 4-H and Youth Development program is focused on cultivating skills in youth to develop them not only educationally, but [...]

Handling Post-Holiday Debt For Business Owners and Consumers

By Trent January 7 - In many mailboxes, bills from the countless expenses of the holiday season are starting to arrive. People used their credit cards for gifts, food, flights, hotels, gasoline, and other expenses that often come with celebrating the holidays. Even people who are otherwise smart with their money sometimes face credit card [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Honoring Lindsey Weatherspoon

Oct 3, 2018 - Mr. Lindsey Weatherspoon was born on August 4, 1924 in Cairo, Georgia. He attended Washington High School in Cairo and graduated in 1941. He served in the US Army for about 3 years from 1943 to early 1946 where he achieved the rank of Sergeant and received several decorations before being [...]

CED Continues to Respond to Victims of Hurricane Harvey

June 18, 2018 - Since August last year when Hurricane Harvey first made landfall and devastated the southeast region of Texas, Prairie View A&M University's Cooperative Extension Program (CEP) agents have continued to respond to community members who fell victim to its effects. One such example is Yolany Mejia, a resident of Cleveland, TX in [...]

CAHS Attends Prairie View Trail Riders’ Annual Chili Cook-Off

The Annual Chili Cook-Off Competition organized by Prairie View Trail Riders Association took place west of the Prairie View A&M University Panthers’ football stadium this past Tuesday, February 28.Proceeds from the competition go to the Association’s Scholarship Fund. The Prairie View Trail Riders Association is a non-profit organization founded in 1957 by Alfred N. Poindexter, [...]

1890 Communications Summit Post-Event Survey

Inclement Weather Alert 9-20-2019

Due to inclement weather, the main campus and the northwest Houston center will delay opening until 10 a.m. The safety of our faculty, staff and students is of the utmost concern, please exercise caution as you make your way to campus. The College of Nursing, Medical center campus will remain closed today.