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2012

4-H Day with the Lady Lions!
December 3, 2012
Seeking all Ag Sciences students to attend an event to celebrate our youth.
iStudy For Success
November 29, 2012
Looking for some help studying for finals? The iStudy tutorials are designed to advance students' knowledge and skills in areas that can promote overall academic achievement, such as studying, communicating, and career planning.
SAVE THE DATE FOR LINK UP!
November 29, 2012
Link UP is an opportunity for first-year, second semester Penn State students considering a campus change to visit University Park and learn more about their intended major and the change-of-campus process. Second year students are also welcome to attend!
PA Farm Show
November 29, 2012
The College of Ag Sciences will be exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country. Visit our exhibit to learn more about our academic programs, network with fellow alums, or catch an extension presentation.
Student Stories: Environmental major removes exotics in Illinois
November 29, 2012
When you're closely involved with something, it's easy to take for granted how good it is. But for junior Veronica Pasi, spending 10 weeks last summer managing invasive species as part of a hands-on internship in Illinois's Glacial Park provided a new appreciation for her Penn State education.
Career Opportunities
November 26, 2012
Have you checked out the AgSci Career Network yet? Here are a few recently posted jobs and internships.
Forestry Student Battles Cancer
November 26, 2012
Penn State Forestry student, Colin Grube is receiving treatment for bone cancer.
Dairy Science Club Holiday Cheesbox Sale
November 26, 2012
Looking for a Holiday gift? We have the perfect one for you! The Dairy Science Club is selling Holiday Cheeseboxes!
College Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Career Center
November 5, 2012
We are pleased to announce Dr. Richard Rateau has joined the Office for Undergraduate Education and serves as the College Coordinator of Experiential Learning and Career Center.
AgCareers.com Internship Information!
October 23, 2012
AgCareers.com is excited to bring you internship opportunities currently available on their website!
Housing request process reminder for students
October 17, 2012
Eligible students who wish to live on campus for the 2013-14 school year must submit a housing contract request through the eLiving Housing Contract System (www.eLiving.psu.edu). The eLiving contract request process is available until noon Jan. 19.
$10M grant will fund research into biofuel-based economic development
October 16, 2012
The Northeast could help lead the way to a renewable-energy-based economy by utilizing marginal and abandoned land to grow energy crops such as perennial grasses and fast-growing woody plants.
Student Stories - Experience Ag Sciences!
October 15, 2012
Follow our students as they study abroad, complete internships, conduct research, and start exciting careers.
2012 Edward A. Platz Memorial Scholarships
October 15, 2012
Eligibility: The candidate must be enrolled at and in the academic rank of sophomore, junior or senior at any accredited 4-year college or university in the United States when receiving the scholarship.
Internships in Community Development, Education, Animal Science and Entomology in Panama
October 15, 2012
Kalu Yala is a sustainable community being built in the mountains about 45 minutes outside Panama City, Panama.
Precautions for hantavirus urged when opening, cleaning hunting camps
October 9, 2012
As people head out to deer camps or cabins this fall, they may want to take some precautions to safeguard themselves against a potentially fatal virus that sickened nine and killed three in California's Yosemite National Park this past summer, warned an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Penn State Beaver's Penn State Day Celebration
October 8, 2012
Penn State Beaver’s annual Penn State Day celebration will be held Oct. 19 and 20
Candidates Coming to Beaver Campus for Debate
October 8, 2012
Penn State Beaver and the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce will host a free general election debate from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday (Oct. 10), in the auditorium of the Beaver campus Student Union Building.
New for Fall 2012 - Major Exploration Videos!
October 1, 2012
Are you looking for more information about your future major? Want to know more about career options? Maybe you're exploring lots of majors and want to compare.
AgCareers.com
September 14, 2012
AgCareers.com provides tools, tips, and internship/job opportunity postings for students in the agricultural industries. This is a valuable resource and one you should check out today!
Agriculture Future of America - Opportunity to Building Leadership Skills
September 10, 2012
Dr. Tracy Hoover, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, encourages fulltime undergraduates in the College of Agricultural Sciences to apply for corporate sponsorship to attend the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference November 1-4, 2012, in Kansas City, Missouri.
Internships With the Appalachian Trail Conservancy
September 6, 2012
Help to preserve the Appalachian Trail and learn valuable skills for the future.
Are You an Agripreneur?
September 5, 2012
If you have ideas on solving some of the toughest problems facing agriculture today, check out theses Entrepreneurship competitions. Maybe your idea will take off!
Fresh Produce at Penn State Harrisburg
September 5, 2012
The farmer's market is returning this fall to the Penn State Harrisburg campus from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays, at the Ziegler Commons located outside of the Olmsted Building.
Disneyworld Internships
August 30, 2012
The Agricultural Sciences Professional Internship Program is designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity for hands-on work experience in the unique growing areas that are part of Living with The Land, an agricultural attraction at Epcot®.
Campus Connections Has a New Look
August 24, 2012
Campus Connections has a new look! Students can access news and information anytime by visiting the Ag Sciences campus website and clicking on News.
Welcome to Fall 2012 from Associate Dean, Dr. Tracy Hoover
August 24, 2012
Welcome to all new and returning Penn State Agricultural Sciences students for fall 2012!
Debbie Little, Your "Campus Connection"
August 24, 2012
Welcome to all new and returning students in the College of Ag Sciences! It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Ag Sciences community and family, and to serve as a resource for you as you explore the college and Penn State.
Resources To Help You On The Road to Success
August 24, 2012
Whether you are a first-year or returning student, much of your success will depend on how you build your resource network and team. Who should be part of your resource team? Here are a few thoughts.
Be a Part From the Start! Get Involved!
August 24, 2012
Your campus experience will be enriched by the learning you do outside the classroom as well as in. Get involved in clubs and organizations!
Find Internships and Jobs
August 24, 2012
Search for internship and job opportunities on the Ag Sci Career Network!
Internship Award
August 24, 2012
Ag Sciences students who completed an internship this past year may be eligible for a $750 award from the Ag Alumni Society. Deadline to apply is September 14 at 5:00 p.m.