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Season's Greetings from the Ag Alumni Society

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. [more]

In This Issue

  1. 2017 Senior Sendoff Photo Gallery
  2. Ag Alumni Society Celebrates 50 Years of Presidents
  3. Ag Alumni Society Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors
  4. College of Agricultural Sciences Names 2017 Armsby Society Inductees
  5. Ag Alumni Society Surpasses Student Scholarship Endowment Pledge
  6. 2017 Ag Live Alumni and Friends Tailgate Photo Albums
  7. Eight Selected to Receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2018
  8. Internships Earn Awards for College of Agricultural Sciences Students
  9. Bowen, Bugbee Named College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni
  10. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Gold Sponsors
  11. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Blue and White Sponsors

1. 2017 Senior Sendoff Photo Gallery

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. [more]


Presidents from 1967-20172. Ag Alumni Society Celebrates 50 Years of Presidents

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. [more]


Dan Lougner, Mary Smith, and Jody Kull3. Ag Alumni Society Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

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. [more]


4. College of Agricultural Sciences Names 2017 Armsby Society Inductees

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. [more]


5. Ag Alumni Society Surpasses Student Scholarship Endowment Pledge

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. [more]


6. 2017 Ag Live Alumni and Friends Tailgate Photo Albums

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. [more]


7. Eight Selected to Receive Distinguished Alumni Awards in 2018

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. [more]


8. Internships Earn Awards for College of Agricultural Sciences Students

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. [more]


Bruce Bugbee and Kira Bowen9. Bowen, Bugbee Named College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Alumni

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. [more]


10. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Gold Sponsors

Thank you Pennsylvania Propane Gas Association and PA Preferred Program for your generous support at 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Gold Sponsors. Sponsor proceeds directly benefit the Ag Alumni Society Trustee Endowed Student Scholarship. [more]


11. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Blue and White Sponsors

Thank you 2017 Ag Live Blue and White Sponsors for your generous support. Sponsor proceeds directly benefit the Ag Alumni Society Trustee Endowed Student Scholarship. [more]



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