Rev. Dr. Alvin Larke, Jr.Director
Alvin, a native South Carolinian, received his B.S. degree in Agricultural Education from SC State College (now University) and a Master’s of Education from the same specializing in Special Education. He did further studies at the University of South Carolina and Clemson University. Alvin taught vocational agriculture for 12 years in Calhoun County (South Carolina). He received his Ph. D in Agricultural Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. In 1984, he accepted a position at Texas A&M University; he retired as a full professor in 2014. Alvin is an ordained AME minister. He pastored for 33 years in Texas and now pastors Cumberland AME Church in Aiken.
John 3:16, For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have everlasting life.