Student Stories: Alumna thanks College of Ag Sciences for preparation
January 21, 2015
Rewind to the year 2008: Only a college freshman, Nicole O'Block sits nervously in anticipation of her first Ag LEAP (Learning Edge Academic Program) meeting, in which she enrolled on a whim.
An associate dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences stood before the group and said, "Many people talk about college as being 'the best years of their life' -- I don't want that for you.'"
O'Block's ears perked up, and she was immediately intrigued. He continued, "I want your time at Penn State to be the best years of your life so far -- and that each year after, it only will get better."
Penn State expands traveler insurance for faculty, staff
January 14, 2015
Faculty and staff traveling overseas on any University-related business are now covered under the travelers’ health and evacuation insurance plan Penn State has arranged.
Beginning later this semester, University employees will be asked to register all University-related international travel in a Web-based system that the University Office of Global Programs hosts to provide safety support and accurate insurance enrollment verification. More information about this registration process will be announced this semester.
CED major to intern with the National Defense University
December 23, 2014
Arianna De Reus, a senior in the College of Agricultural Sciences, is moving ever closer toward her dream of working in national security. The Hollidaysburg native's next step in realizing that goal is a spring semester internship with the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.