'Be bold. Be flexible. Share your ideas.'
March 28, 2017
One idea to build a vertical farming project led to an Ag Springboard team. Then a win. Then a company. GreenTowers' co-founders share how they unleashed their creativity and momentum.
Speaker Seriers at The Village at Penn State
December 21, 2016
Dr. Gary Thompson, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and the Director of the Pennsylvania Agricultural Experiment Station presented Empowering the Engines of Discovery and Application.
2016-2017 Scholarships and Awards Banquet
December 19, 2016
Over 450 donors and scholarship recipients gathered for the annual Scholarships and Awards Banquet on October 20, 2016 at the Penn Stater Conference Center and Hotel. The College of Agricultural Sciences awarded over $2.5 million in scholarship, grants-in-aid and awards to over 760 students this academic year! Please save the date for next year's Scholarships and Awards Banquet, October 19, 2017.
2016 Ag Live Tailgate
December 2, 2016
2016 Armsby Honor Society New Members
December 1, 2016
Nine College of Agricultural Sciences alumni and one friend of the college were inducted into the Armsby Honor Society at the annual dinner and ceremony held on Monday, November 7 at the Nittany Lion Inn. The Society was created to honor alumni and friends who have demonstrated a commitment to the College of Agricultural Sciences, and to foster their continuing involvement with the college and its alumni.
2016 Outstanding Alumni Award Reception
December 1, 2016
Four alumni were recognized for their achievements with the College Outstanding Alumni Award. Named Outstanding Alumni were David Dell of Indiana; Barry Flinchbaugh of Kansas; and Fred Metzger of State College, Pa. Joel Krall, of South Lebanon, Pa., was named Outstanding Recent Alumnus, an award that honors alumni who have graduated in the last 10 years.
2016 Alumni Fellow Ted Katsigianis
November 11, 2016
College of Agricultural Sciences alumnus, Ted Katsigianis '75g, '79 Ph.D. Animal Sciences was recognized with the lifelong title of Alumni Fellow, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. He is the vice president of agricultural sciences for The Biltmore Company.
2016 Homecoming Parade
November 1, 2016
College of Agricultural Sciences alumni and students marched in the 2016 Homecoming Parade. Dean Roush and Robyn along with their guests the University President, Eric Barron and Molly, the President of the National Farm Bureau, Zippy Duvall and Bonnie, the President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, Rick Ebert and Diane, and Pennsylvania Dairy Princess, Halee Wasson rode in a wagon pulled by a Percheron six-hitch.
Award Winner Photos
October 31, 2016
Ag Career Day 2016
October 18, 2016
Many thanks to the companies and students who participated in Ag Career Day this year! Making connections with leaders in landscaping, animal science, food science, and so much more is invaluable to helping our students find their way to great internships and careers.
Photo Gallery
July 27, 2016
Images of the inaugural Gender, Agriculture, and Environment Initiative symposium, held at the Nittany Lion Inn, June 6-7, 2016.
AgLEAP 2016
July 11, 2016
Photos from the 2016 Program
2016 Ag Alumni Society Elections Announced
July 8, 2016
Five alumni began their three-year term on the Ag Alumni Society Board of Directors on July 1, 2016. Congratulations to Andy Hirneisen, Kristina McAllister, Matt Owens, Dave Packard and Eric Cowden (automatically re-elected to fulfill his term as president).
Student Gift Bags
May 20, 2016
The Ag Alumni Society invites alumni, industry partners and friends of the college to help provide students with 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 companies and products to students.
Photo Booth Fun at the Graduation Luncheon - Album 2
May 16, 2016
Photo Booth Fun at the Graduation Luncheon - Album 1
May 16, 2016
Spring 2016 Graduation Luncheon photo booth photographs provided compliments of the Ag Alumni Society.
Spring 2016 Graduation Luncheon - Album 3
May 16, 2016
On May 8, more than 550 attendees celebrated the 2016 College of Agricultural Sciences graduates prior to commencement at a luncheon held at the Penn Stater. The luncheon, hosted by the Ag Alumni Society, welcomes graduates into the alumni society family with a one-year complimentary membership.
Ag & History Tour to Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum
May 13, 2016
On April 23, 30 ag alumni and friends embarked on a one-day motor coach trip sponsored by the Ag Alumni Society and the Pasto Agricultural Museum. Taking a step back in time they visited an authentic crossroads village of historic buildings with costumed guide interpretation, a vast collection of historic agricultural equipment and traditions using historic breeds of animals and crops authentic to the period.
2016 Big 10 Ag Alumni Reception
March 11, 2016
More than 230 ag alumni from Big Ten schools gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on March 7 to network and hear how we are working together for the funding of land-grant institutions.
2015 Fall Tour Photos: Adams County
January 13, 2016
Photos of YGA's 2015 Fall Tour