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Ag Live Tailgate Doors Open at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 18

Ag Live doors open at 12:30 p.m., come early to see the Penn State Cheerleaders and hear former Penn State wide receiver Gregg Garrity Jr. kick-off the live auction. Activities include a live and silent auction, photo booth with Penn State props, and the Nittany Lion! This year we will celebrate the Ag Alumni Society's 50th anniversary with a limited-edition Berkey Creamery Ice Cream flavor created just for the Society's anniversary. [more]

In This Issue

  1. Former Football Player to Kick-off the Live Auction
  2. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Gold Sponsors
  3. Student Takes On Challenges, Earns Degree And Sets Sights On Medical School
  4. 2017 Ag Live Tailgate Blue and White Sponsors
  5. Outstanding Alumni Award and Armsby Honor Society Ceremony
  6. Alumnus' gifts to support 4-H, Penn State Extension and agricultural engineering
  7. Discounted Football Tickets for Penn State vs. Nebraska Game Selling Quickly - Call Today
  8. Celebrate Agriculture Day

Gregg Garrity Jr. in the middle with his parents1. Former Football Player to Kick-off the Live Auction

Come early to the Ag Live Tailgate to hear former Penn State football wide receiver Gregg Garrity Jr. kick-off the live auction as he talks about his experience as a football walk-on to scholarship recipient and how it impacted him. [more]


2. 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]


3. Student Takes On Challenges, Earns Degree And Sets Sights On Medical School

"I can honestly say it would have been easier for me to climb out of a 100-foot well, though I would not have learned nearly as much." That is how Mannaa I. Mannaa, a native of Egypt, described his dream to attend Penn State, a journey that began when he stepped off a plane at University Park Airport on a frigid day in January 2005 and continues today as he pursues a goal of earning a medical doctorate. [more]


4. 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]


5. Outstanding Alumni Award and Armsby Honor Society Ceremony

View photos from the Outstanding Alumni Award and Armsby Honor Society Ceremony, a spectacular evening full of talented alumni leading exemplary lives in their professions and communities, distinguishing them as Penn State award honorees. [more]


PHOTO: CARDONI6. Alumnus' gifts to support 4-H, Penn State Extension and agricultural engineering

Wayne Martenas '74 Ag Eng, a very active volunteer leader and philanthropic supporter of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Penn State Extension, along with his wife, Marian McKeegan Martenas, have pledged $250,000 in current and future gifts through their estate, to be divided among a new endowment, an existing endowment, a new building and an existing scholarship fund. [more]


7. Discounted Football Tickets for Penn State vs. Nebraska Game Selling Quickly - Call Today

Penn State Athletics is teaming up with the Ag Alumni Society to offer alumni and friends discounted football tickets on November 18 following the Ag Live Tailgate. To purchase tickets today, call Anthony Tate with Penn State Athletics at 814-865-5996 as soon as possible. [more]


http://agsci.psu.edu/alumni/photos/celebrate-agriculture-day8. Celebrate Agriculture Day

College of Agricultural Sciences alumni and friends, including many from 4H, kicked-off the Penn State vs. Indiana Celebrate Agriculture Day by holding the American Flag during the singing of the National Anthem. [more]



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