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2013

2014 Stand Up Awards Sought
December 10, 2013
The Rock Ethics Institute at Penn State is seeking nominations for its 2014 Stand Up Awards
University Faculty Senate Policy 44-20
December 10, 2013
Policy 44-20 stipulates that any end-of-semester examinations may only be administered during the final exam period.
University Faculty Senate Policy 34-81
December 10, 2013
Policy 34-81 requires each student to "be registered for the course during the semester in which [its] requirements are completed and the grade or symbol must be assigned at the end of that semester."
Revised Graduation "Walking" Policy
December 10, 2013
Recently revised policy on students who request to walk in graduation ceremonies.
December Advising Corner
December 10, 2013
Undergraduate Education Advising Updates - Changes to Math Placement Testing - Recommended Academic Plans Will Be Changing
New Format for Undergrad Ed Updates
November 4, 2013
We have converted our Undergrad Ed Updates from PDF to web format.
Minutes from Instruction and Curricular Affairs Committee Meeting
November 1, 2013
Course changes discussed at the ICAC meeting that was held on Thursday, October 3, 2013.
ALEKS Math Placement Test in Place November 1, 2013
November 1, 2013
The final conversion to the new testing modality, ALEKS math placement test is now in place.
Important Upcoming Dates!
November 1, 2013
College and Academic Calendar; Fall 2013 Commencement; UGE Campus Visits; SREC Meetings
Letter from Undergraduate Education – 417 Old Main
October 31, 2013
Through the gift of a generous donor, the University again offers the "President's Award for Engagement with Students."
Agricultural Innovation Prize Launched
October 31, 2013
Are you a student in the United States with an idea that could improve the global food system? A 2-page business plan, and a presentation with up to 10 slides, could win you the first Agricultural Innovation Prize.
Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research Proposals - December 6, 2013 Deadline
October 31, 2013
The Office for Undergraduate Education provides funding opportunities for students and the various activities in which they participate to represent the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences.
Spring Semester Abroad Deadline Has Changed
October 31, 2013
Students applying for a Spring Semester Abroad Program now have until May 1, 2014 to complete their application.
Entrance to Major Process Beginning
October 30, 2013
The Spring 2014 Entrance to Major Process has already begun. Please prepare your students for this procedure and encourage them to follow-through with their major confirmation early next spring.
Undergraduate Advising Handbook Has A New Look!
October 30, 2013
The University Undergraduate Advising Handbook, a valuable advising resource produced by the Division of Undergraduate Studies, has been redesigned for easier use.