Chancellor-Dean's Welcome

Chancellor-Dean Phills

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!

Best wishes,

Bobby R. Phills, PhD




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