Penn State Ag Alumni Society News

The Ag Alumni Society's mission is to connect, serve, and recognize alumni, students, and faculty by fostering relationships, commitment, and pride that characterizes our College. The society plays a vital role in supporting the college, students, and alumni programming. Alumni who graduated from the College of Agricultural Sciences become members of the Ag Alumni Society automatically by joining the Penn State Alumni Association.

Ag & History Tour: Caputo Brothers Creamery and York History Center
February 27, 2018
Join us on a one-day trip on Thursday, April 26th as we travel by motor coach to the Caputo Brother's Creamery, the Agricultural and Industrial Museum and the Colonial Complex Museum in York, PA.
Have you updated your contact information with us lately?
February 22, 2018
The average person moves every five years and changes jobs every five years or less. Near or far, please let us know where you are and what you are doing. Recent graduates, this is important for you too! Your emails will be expiring soon and we won't be able to connect with you unless you send us your new emails.
Penn State Berkey Creamery Has Good News to Share
February 22, 2018
The Creamery unveils packaging makeover and, for the first time ever, pint flavors will be available for sale online. Just a reminder that a portion of the proceeds from sales of THON Gold Ripple are donated to THON. Hope to see you at the Creamery soon!
We Are Weekend
February 20, 2018
Return to Penn State and create memories that will last a lifetime. Registration is now open for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event set for June 1–3, 2018. Tours highlighting the college include the Pasto Agricultural Museum Tour, Arboretum Tours, and the Beaver Stadium Tour (stadium field).
Ag Alumni Society Seeking Active Volunteers
February 19, 2018
The Society is looking for active alumni volunteers to join a committee. Our annual committee meeting is May 19, 2018 and includes a working lunch. Giving back to your Alma Mater can mean a variety of things -- speaking in a class, engaging alumni or collaborating with board members to plan alumni and student events.
Spring Graduation Luncheon
February 15, 2018
Graduates and guests are invited to a special graduation luncheon prior to commencement from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on May 6, 2018. Graduates receive a complimentary lunch ticket and a special graduation gift from the Alumni Society.
Help us Fill Student Gift Bags for Finals Week
February 13, 2018
We invite alumni, industry partners, and friends of the college to help us fill student gift bags during finals week. This is a fun way to provide students with a diversion from the grind and pressures of finals and a fantastic way to promote your company and products to students.
Ag Alumni Society Strategic Planning Meeting
February 8, 2018
A productive day of strategic planning for the Ag Alumni Society board of directors was held on February 3, 2018 at the Nittany Lion Inn.
The Big Five-OH!
February 8, 2018
The college's Ag Alumni Society celebrated 50 years of friendship and success.
Penn State Ag Science Magazine Online
January 10, 2018
Check-out the online issue of the Fall/Winter 2017 AgScience Magazine and visit the Alumni News section to read about Leslie Pillen and the Student Farm, James Frisbie earning top honors while entertaining thousands at Penn State football games, and much more.
Season's Greetings from the Ag Alumni Society
December 14, 2017
On behalf of the Ag Alumni Society, we sincerely thank you for your dedication and continued support of the College of Agricultural Sciences and the alumni society. Best wishes to you and your loved ones for a wonderful holiday season and happiness throughout the year.
2017 Senior Sendoff Photo Gallery
December 8, 2017
The Ag Alumni Society congratulates and welcomes the 2017 December graduates into the Ag Alumni Society family. Graduates were invited to a Senior Sendoff in the Ag Administration Building and were presented with a graduation gift from the Ag Alumni Society. They also had a great time taking pictures with the Nittany Lion and Old Main backdrop as well as signs with their majors.
Ag Alumni Society Celebrates 50 Years of Presidents
December 8, 2017
As the College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society celebrates 50 years, the current board of directors would like to thank the Presidents of the society for their leadership. From 1967 to 2017, the society has been led by 30 dedicated and committed alumni volunteers.
Ag Alumni Society Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors
December 7, 2017
The Ag Alumni Society Nominating Committee would like your input on potential candidates for board of director positions and committee member positions. If you or one of your fellow alumni are interested in engagement, fellowship, recognition or recruitment of alumni and students, please complete our two minute survey.
College of Agricultural Sciences Names 2017 Armsby Society Inductees
December 6, 2017
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has inducted seven alumni into the Armsby Honors Society. The society was created to honor individuals whose service, scholarship, teaching and philanthropy have demonstrated a profound commitment to the college. It is intended to recognize and encourage members’ continuing involvement in both the college and the alumni society.
Ag Alumni Society Surpasses Student Scholarship Endowment Pledge
December 4, 2017
With help from sponsors, alumni, and friends during the 2017 Ag Live Tailgate, the College of Ag Sciences Alumni Society raised $39,185. This enables the society to surpass their $200,000 Trustee Endowed Scholarship pledge two years early.
2017 Ag Live Alumni and Friends Tailgate Photo Albums
December 4, 2017
On November 18, more than 450 alumni, friends, and students celebrated prior to the Penn State football game at the Ag Live Tailgate held at the Snider Agricultural Arena.
Eight Selected to Receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2018
December 1, 2017
On Nov. 10, the Penn State Board of Trustees selected eight Penn State alumni to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the University's highest honor presented to its alumni. The following individuals have been officially notified of their selection by the Board and are invited to accept the award from the University in June 2018.
Internships Earn Awards for College of Agricultural Sciences Students
December 1, 2017
Ten Penn State students have been selected as College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society 2017 Internship Award winners. The award, which includes a $1,000 stipend, was established to encourage students to participate in a credit or noncredit educational internship program that relates to their field of study.
Bowen, Bugbee Named College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni
November 30, 2017
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has named Kira Bowen, professor of plant pathology at Auburn University, and Bruce Bugbee, professor of environmental plant physiology at Utah State University, as 2017 Outstanding Alumni. This award is the highest given by the college and recognizes high-achieving alumni with notable professional accomplishments who bring distinction to themselves, the college and the University.