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Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

Impacting your Community
The air you breathe, the water you drink, and the food you eat all make a difference in the lives of your family, your community, your state, your country, and your world. Be involved in creating a healthy and thriving community around you by choosing a career in agriculture and natural sciences.
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Welcome Message From Kevin Pond,

Welcome to the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences at West Texas A&M University. I am extremely excited to be the Dean of three diverse and impactful departments that touch the lives of people every day. The air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat all make a difference in the lives of your commuity, your state, your country, and your world. If you want to be a part of creating a healthy and thriving community around you, choose a career in agriculture and natural sciences.

The mission of the college is to provide excellence in teaching, research, and professional service in the major areas we serve and, ultimately, to prepare students for employment by providing them with a skill set that will make them successful now and into the future, regardless of their chosen path.

The internationally recognized faculty of the college is eager to work with students in the classroom, in the laboratory and in the field. Students can pursue a variety of activities, from assisting the faculty in conducting cutting-edge research to completing an internship with a company competing in the global marketplace. These real-world experiences in the various disciplines are the hallmark of our college and university.

In addition to the outstanding academic training our students receive, the college offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities including judging teams, departmental clubs, service learning activities, and leadership opportunities.

With the extraordinary support from West Texas A&M University, the Texas A&M University system, the agriculture industry, alumni and friends, the College sets a high bar in excellence. The new facilities, outstanding faculty, students and programs make West Texas A&M University the rising star in agriculture and natural sciences. Thank you for your interest in and support of the Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences. If you have questions, please feel free to contact me or one of the departments in the college.

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Kevin Pond, Ph.D.
Dean
Paul Engler College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences

 

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