JUNE 17–28, 2019
Participants will interact with our agriculture family and surrounding community for an enriching 2-week experience. They will stay in on-campus housing, become acclimated to the campus by taking part in team-building activities with current Prairie View students, and delve into hands-on activities with professors using cutting-edge techniques from industry. Participants will also attend educational workshops to help them set career paths and attend field trips that will help them to connect the educational sessions with the job industry. The goal of this program is to promote knowledge and interest in plant and soil science, natural and environmental resources, animal-related fields, food and nutrition services, and food science.
Founded in 1876, Prairie View A&M University is the second oldest public institution of higher learning in the State of Texas. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses, and educators, Prairie View offers baccalaureate degrees in 50 academic majors, 37 master’s degree programs, and 4 doctoral degree programs through 9 colleges and schools. A member of the Texas A&M University System, Prairie View is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research, and service. The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences trains students to enter careers in the areas of agriculture and human sciences, animal science, plant and soil sciences, natural resources and environmental sciences, agricultural economics, human nutrition and food, and food sciences.