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June 11, 2012

A senior Forest Science major in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences won the STIHL Collegiate Timbersports Championship, held June 1-3 in Pigeon Forge, Tenn. This year marked the third consecutive year the Tim Benedict, competed in the national finals against five other regional qualifiers in four events: the chainsaw competition, the single buck event, the underhand chop and the standing block chop.

January 5, 2012

Justin Kauffman let his love of hunting, fishing, and the outdoors guide him to the right Penn State major and to a meaningful internship helping to protect natural resources. The York, Pa., native graduated from the College of Agricultural Sciences in December with a degree in Environmental Resource Management and a minor in Watersheds and Water Resources. He interned with the Conewago Creek Initiative, a collaboration between Penn State Extension and environmental groups aimed at improving water quality in the Conewago Creek watershed.

October 6, 2011

Forty-five minutes down an old logging trail outside Pecos, NM, lies a wildlife lover's paradise, Cow Creek Ranch offers up to 20 visitors at a time the chance to fly-fish, horseback ride and hike throughout its miles of wilderness. It was amid this scenic splendor that Jessica Thomas interned during the summer of 2010.

August 12, 2011

When recent Penn State graduate Mary Susan Sherman applied for several internships through the National Park Service, she never dreamed she would co-develop the foundation for an Alaska-based weed-management program. Last summer, Sherman -- who now holds a degree in Environmental Resource Management from the College of Agricultural Sciences -- and another student intern were based in Coal Creek Camp in central Alaska near the Yukon River.

August 8, 2011

Stephanie Beeman always has had a passion for agriculture, and she's not afraid to travel to experience it.

First Row Left to Right: Tahirah Cook, Nicole Suarez, Natalia Vega, Randi Congleton.  Above: Jabril Rollins.
August 5, 2011

SROP is an exciting and challenging program designed to provide research opportunities to underrepresented minority students.

October 6, 2010

The Roger A. Morse Outstanding Teaching/Extension Service/Regulatory Award is given annually to recognize an individual in teaching/extension and/or regulatory activity in the field of apiculture.

March 31, 2010

CoAS students won 12 out 34 awards or 35% of awards in all categories combined (excluding Arts & Humanities, Visual Arts and Performance Arts.) CoAS students also won 9 out of 14 awards or 64% of total awards in the Health & Life Sciences category.

March 24, 2010

The College of Agricultural Sciences has honored two graduate students, Jason Weigle and Amanda Bachmann, for outstanding achievement in teaching and extension work.