Please allow me this opportunity to welcome you to the Southern
University Land-grant Campus, which comprises of the Southern University
Agricultural Research and Extension Center and the College of Agricultural,
Family and Consumer Sciences. The Land-grant
Campus embraces a mission consistent with the University's tripartite mission
of teaching, research, and public service. The Center's programs are
multi-disciplinary with collaboration among research scientists and cooperative
extension personnel from Southern University, the Louisiana State University
Agricultural Center, and other entities.
Programs in the SU Ag Center focus on, but are not limited
to, the following areas: Sustainable Agricultural Systems; Nutrition &
Health; Family & Human Development; Urban Forestry& Natural Resources; Youth
Development; and Economic & Community Development. Here, you will find
engaging opportunitieswhich will prepare you for the global marketplace.
The College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences
boasts of three robust departments - Agricultural Sciences, Family and Consumer
Sciences and Urban Forestry, with concentration in diverse program offerings. We pride ourselves with a longstanding
tradition of providing exceptional experiences for our students. This tradition
continues with a dedicated and caring faculty and staff who are guided by the
goal of embracing academic excellence.
I encourage you to navigate through our website for
information derived from our research, extension and academic programs. Please contact us should you need more
information or have questions.
Again, I am glad you paid us a visit and we invite you to
come back often to get updates on our progress and growth.
Come Grow with us!
Bobby R. Phills, PhD