College of Agriculture

The College of Agriculture

Virginia State University’s College of Agriculture is one of the country’s leading 1890 colleges of agriculture, natural resources, food, and life sciences.

Our academic programs offer a comprehensive array of majors and concentrations that prepare our students to become leaders in the fields of nutrition, food science, apparel design and retail, child care, restaurant and hotel management, agriculture and more.

As part of VSU’s land-grant mission, the College of Agriculture also houses the Virginia Cooperative Extension program and an Agricultural Research Station, each which provide valuable resources to Virginia residents, while also providing practical, hands-on internship and work study opportunities for our students.

Message from the Dean

Dr. Robert Corley III

Dr. Robert Corley III
Interim Dean and 1890 Administrator

Dr. Robert Corley III

Dr. Robert Corley III
Interim Dean and 1890 Administrator

Message from the Dean

Agriculture contributes to individual, family, and community success. It encompasses everything—from the soil that receives a seed and produces life-building nutrients that we enjoy as food, to the animals and plants that produce the fiber for fabric that drives the fashion industry.

Mission Statement

In keeping with Virginia State University's mission, the College of Agriculture's mission is to improve the educational and socio-economic well-being of students, families, and communities - focusing on excellence through integrated instruction, research and extension programs.

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Our Programs

Our Programs

Our goal is to strategically establish and enhance academic programs to deliver distinctive, responsive and innovative offerings that effectively prepare leaders and scholars to meet the demands of a global society and workforce.

Resources

Women LeadHERship Resources

Women LeadHERship Resources

View the latest opprotuntities and resources the WLI program provides to the vsu community.

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Extension Connection

Extension Connection

Read the latest update for friends of VSU College of Agriculture and Virginia Cooperative Extension. Learn More

Contact Us

College of Agriculture and Human Ecology
P.O. Box 9081
Petersburg, VA  23806

Executive Secretary
Phone 804-524-5961
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