Category Archives: PVAMU

ABC Child Care Conference Feb 23

The ABC Child Care Conference will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Wharton County Junior College Pioneer Center in Wharton, Texas. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Seven clock hours will be provided. Participants must stay the entire day to receive full credit. No partial credit can be given. The registration deadline is February 1, 2019. The registration fee is $60.00. There will be NO on-site registration. For more information, please call 281-239-1531 or email

Bike and Blend Nov 13

Join us to “Bike and Blend” on November 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the El Campo Library. There will be a Cancer Prevention Cooking School follow up as well as FREE smoothies and a chance to win a FREE FITBIT. Please RSVP by November 8 by contacting Renee Harrell at 979-543-2362 or Kashara Bell at 979-532-3310. Cooking for a Lifetime is a cancer prevention cooking school program presented by the Family and Consumer Science Unit of Prairie View A&M University’s Cooperative Extension Program. Prairie View A&M University… Read More →

Posh “PumpKing” Party Oct 18

You’re invited to the annual Posh “PumpKing” Party at the Wharton County Library on October 18, 2018 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Children ages 4-12 are invited to participate in the annual pumpkin decorating contest. Decorated pumpkins may be brought to the Library on Wednesday, October 10 through Friday, October 12.  Please read the rules and guidelines below for more information.

Wharton County Career Development 101 Impact

Will  you be ready to jump back into the work force after your released? Don’t know where to start? Need resume help? Work force wardrobe assistance? These were the questions that we asked the inmates in the Wharton County Jail. So, of course their answer was YES! Every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension taught 6 sessions of Career Development 101 at the Wharton County Jail. This class was offered to males and females inmates. During the series the participates had mock interviews, created a vision board… Read More →

PVAMU NARME Conference

Hello All,   Prairie View a&M University Cooperative Extension Program gave Courtney Bryant (CEP FCH extension agent in Fort Bend County) and I the opportunity to attend the NARME Conference in Orlando Florida.  What is NARME? Well it is the summit for National Association of Relationship and Marriage Education. The conference was absolutely amazing. We learn, laughed, cried, and made meaningful connections. As a family and community health extension agent most of our work require our hearts to be connected in some way. NARME taught me skills that I can use in my work and personal life. The vibe of the… Read More →