Naomi Knaub, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Whittney Trueax, Marketing and Promotional Writer spent an afternoon visiting with College of Agricultural Sciences alumni as they worked during Ag Progress Days.
The Ag Alumni Society would also like to thank alumnus Jeff Nagle '98 Landscape Contracting and his colleague Soloman Foster for an extraordinary tour of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Gardens and Greenhouses for members of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) during the annual conference in Alexandria, VA.
The Ag Alumni Society would like to thank Rebecca Miller Sturniolo '05 Wildlife and Fisheries Science and several of her colleagues for a unique behind-the-scenes tour of five animal houses at the National Zoo for members of the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) during the annual conference in Alexandria, VA.
Five College of Agricultural Sciences alumni have been elected for a three-year term on the Ag Alumni Society Board of Directors. Congratulations to Jennifer Beidel, Eric Cowden, Dan Loughner, Ray Meyer and Dave Packard.
The Ag Alumni Society hosted an invitational lunch at the 2013 NAADA (National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association) Conference held in Washington, DC. The invitational lunch featured table decorations designed with Pennsylvania products, the menu included traditional Pennsylvania food, and the presentation highlighted all the great things Pennsylvania has to offer. Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences will host the NAADA Conference at University Park in 2014.
On May 4, more than 650 graduates and their guests attended the Spring Graduation Brunch. These complimentary photo images can be downloaded and shared.
On April 25, thousands of soon-to-be Penn State graduates attended the Senior Sendoff at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. Dozens of students from the College of Ag Sciences stopped by the Ag Alumni Society table to learn more about the society, pick-up their complimentary t-shirt, and sign-up for the Berkey Creamery Ice Cream raffle hosted by the Ag Alumni Society.
On February 25, the Big Ten schools with agricultural programs gathered more than 250 alumni and friends in Washington, D.C. to reconnect with college deans, administrators, faculty, and staff for fellowship and to learn how our colleges are working cooperatively on behalf of land-grant institutions.
On November 24, more than 550 alumni and friends attended Ag Live and raised $35,000 for student scholarships, internship awards, and student and alumni programs.
On October 19, five alumni were recognized with the College's Outstanding Alumni Award and one alumnus was recognized with the College's Outstanding Recent Alumni Award at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Tawfik Y. Sharkasi '84 Ph.D. Food Science was recognized with the Penn State Alumni Association's highest honor, the Alumni Fellow Award, on October 17.
On July 10, several members of the Ag Alumni Society board of directors welcomed 45 students to the College of Agricultural Sciences.
On June 1, Earl K. Harbaugh '61 general agriculture was recognized with the Distinguished Alumnus Award. The highest honor presented to an alumnus by The Pennsylvania State University.
On June 1, Traditional Reunion Weekend attendees at a College of Agricutral Sciences Open House.
On May 5, more than 300 College of Agricultural Sciences graduates were welcomed into the Ag Alumni Society at the Spring Graduation Brunch.