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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.

February 8, 2018

The college's Ag Alumni Society celebrated 50 years of friendship and success.

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.

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.

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.

Presidents from 1967-2017
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.

Dan Lougner, Mary Smith, and Jody Kull
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bruce Bugbee and Kira Bowen
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.