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2012

Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Research Expo
December 12, 2012
The 2013 Research Expo will be held March 13-14, 2013.
Research Opportunities for Undergraduates from the Office of Undergraduate Education
December 11, 2012
Open to undergraduate students at all Penn State campuses!
2013 NEWBio Bioenergy Undergraduate Scholars Internship Opportunities
December 10, 2012
A new internship opportunity for students interested in bioenergy crops and technology is available through the USDA.
New Job and Internship Listing
December 10, 2012
The following listing includes the latest additions to the jobs and internships for the College of Agricultural Sciences.
International Ag Speaker Series: INTAD Graduate Students Dan Tobin and Anna Testen - An exploration of Andean agriculture
December 10, 2012
Wednesday, December 12, 3:30 - 4:30 pm in 122 Ag Admin (Study Abroad Lounge)
Fresh Dressed Turkey Sale - Poultry Science Club
December 1, 2012
The Poultry Science Club's Club FRESH DRESSED TURKEY SALE will be held on Monday, November 19th noon - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sales will be open at the above times or until turkeys are sold out. NO individual sales will be available until Noon on Monday, November 19th.
Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Proposal Deadline
November 28, 2012
The Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Proposal Deadline is 5:00 p.m. on December 7, 2012.
Nominate Your Favorite Adviser
November 26, 2012
It’s time to nominate your favorite adviser for the Excellence in Advising Award given yearly to one faculty adviser and one professional (non-faculty) adviser from the entire Penn State system.
Emerging Leaders Endowment Call for Applicants
November 26, 2012
An endowment to support select undergraduate and graduate students through a mentoring program with the College of Agricultural Sciences Deans. Those selected will be exposed to executive level training and decision-making skills through an internship with one of the college’s executive leadership team.
Movember - Men's Health Initatives
November 20, 2012
College of Ag Sci students are raising funds with the group "Movember" this month. The men in the group will all grow mustaches during the month of November to raise awareness for Men's Health Initiatives including prostate and testicular cancer research.
Sigma Alpha Mitten Tree
November 20, 2012
Come decorate Sigma Alpha's Christmas tree in the lobby of ASI during the first week of December with hats, gloves, scarves, and mittens to benefit the Centre County Salvation Army!
Forestry Student Battles Cancer
November 20, 2012
Penn State Forestry student, Colin Grube is receiving treatment for bone cancer.
Ag Live Tailgate
November 16, 2012
The tailgate will be held on Saturday, November 24, 2012 (3-1/2 hours before kickoff, TBA) at the SNIDER AG ARENA, prior to the Penn State vs. Wisconsin football game.
Poultry Science Club Fresh Dressed Turkey Sale
November 15, 2012
The Poultry Science Club's Club FRESH DRESSED TURKEY SALE will be held on Monday, November 19th Noon - 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20th - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Sales will be open at the above times or until turkeys are sold out. NO individual sales will be available until Noon on Monday, November 19th.
Dairy Science Club Holiday Cheesebox Sale!
November 15, 2012
Looking for a Holiday gift? We have the perfect one for you! The Dairy Science Club is selling Holiday Cheeseboxes!
Last Peace Corps Information Session
November 10, 2012
The LAST general Peace Corps information session at Penn State this semester is Wednesday, December 5th. Plan to come if you’re interested in learning more about this opportunity to serve abroad in a program focused on sustainable community-centered development!
Study Abroad Resume Workshop
November 10, 2012
November 12 - 16 is International Education Week! On November 12th, come join us for a Resume Workshop for students who had or plan to study abroad.
Embedded Course INTAG/AGBM 499E & F to Paris, France Info Session
November 10, 2012
On Nov 12th, come join us for an Information Session about an Embedded Course to Paris, France this spring/summer.
Presentation about studying at EARTH University in Costa Rica
November 10, 2012
On November 13th, come join us for a presentation about studying at EARTH University in Costa Rica.
International Ag Speaker Series: Dr. Rick Bates presenting on smallholder ag & seed systems in southeast Asia
November 10, 2012
On Wednesday, November 14th, come join us for a presentation about smallholder agriculture & seed systems in southeast Asia.
Go Global! International Careers and Global Job Search Fundamentals
November 10, 2012
Stacie Berdan will be on campus Thursday, November 15th from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. in room 129 Waring. Stacie is the author of "Get Ahead by Going Abroad and Go Global."
Fall Graduation Brunch
November 9, 2012
Fall 2012 graduates are invited to attend a special brunch, hosted by the College and the Ag Alumni Society.
Fall 2012 Commencement
November 9, 2012
The College of Agricultural Sciences Fall 2012 Commencement will be held on Saturday, December 22, at 9:00 a.m. in the Bryce Jordan Center.
Collegiate 4-H Boxes of Cheer
November 7, 2012
The club will be sending Boxes of Cheer to troops who are deployed during the holidays.
Block and Bridle Club Roping Clinic
November 7, 2012
Block and Bridle will be hosting a roping clinic in the Ag Arena on Wednesday, November 14th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a demonstration from Ward Studebaker.
Astronaut Scholarship Seminar
November 6, 2012
Space Shuttle Astronaut, Kevin P. Chilton, is a retired United States Air Force four-star general.
4-H Day with the Lady Lions
November 6, 2012
Seeking all Ag Sciences students to attend and event to celebrate our youth.
New Course for Spring 2013: Global Sustainability and International Parks
November 5, 2012
Introducing a new course for Spring 2013: GEOG 097A, Global Sustainability and International Parks.
Congressman Glenn “GT” Thompson is coming to Penn State!
November 2, 2012
You are invited to hear Congressman Glen Thompson speak at PSU on Wednesday, November 7th.
Embedded Course to Paris, France Info Session
November 2, 2012
On November 12th, come join us for an Information Session about an Embedded Course to Paris, France this spring/summer.
Study Abroad Resume Workshop
November 2, 2012
November 12 - 16 is International Education Week! On November 12th come join us for a Resume Workshop for students who had or plan to study abroad.
International Ag Speaker Series: INTAG Minor Student attends CLS Program in India
November 2, 2012
This Wednesday, November 7th 3, Abe DeHart will be presenting his experience in India last summer with the Critical Language Scholarship Program.
Senior Portraits and Yearbooks
November 1, 2012
SENIOR PORTRAITS will be held the week of November 5th on the third floor in the HUB.
Tech Tutors Available
November 1, 2012
Students stressing over software programs for class projects or organizational responsibilities can now take advantage of a tutoring service offered on the University Park Campus and upon request.
The Sapphire Leadership Program
October 26, 2012
The Sapphire Leadership Program is hosting the 2nd annual Leadership Symposium on November 2nd in the Nittany Lion Inn and will be from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sigma Alpha Canned Food Drive November 5th - November 11th
October 26, 2012
Sigma Alpha is asking for your help in collecting donations for The State College Area Food Bank for this Holiday Season. Please donate canned food, unexpired snack foods, and toiletries to the collection boxes in the Creamery, ASI, Ag Administration, The Hub and Forest Resource Building.
PSU Votes Presents: What's At Stake? The Environment!
October 25, 2012
PSU Votes Presents: What’s At Stake? The Environment!
Environmental Inquiry Minor Information Program
October 25, 2012
All students currently enrolled or interested in learning more about Penn State's intercollege Environmental Inquiry Minor are cordially invited to the Environmental Inquiry Minor Fall 2012 Program Meeting.
International Ag Speaker Series: USAID CRSPs
October 23, 2012
The International Ag Series this Wednesday, October 31st welcomes Kathy Brown, Leland Glenna, and Rick Stehouwer, in a CAS faculty roundtable about PSU engagement and opportunities in the USAID CRSPs.
AG Careers.com Electronic Internship Flyer
October 23, 2012
AgCareers.com is excited to bring you internship opportunities currently available on our website from our valued partners! In order to apply to these internships you do not have to be a member of AgCareers.com.
Student Achievement and Student Leadership and Service Awards
October 22, 2012
Union and Student Activities is currently accepting nominations for both the Student Achievement and Student Leadership and Service Awards.
National Young Farmers Winter Institute
October 21, 2012
NYFEA, the National Young Farmer Educational Association, is the official adult student organization for agricultural education as recognized by the United States Department of Education.
Career Development Seminar
October 19, 2012
Career Opportunities in Food Production for the Next Generation… Interview and Resume Tips from a Recruiters Standpoint
Spring Break Study Abroad Opportunity - Brazil!
October 19, 2012
Tuesday, October 23rd, 4:30 PM in 122 Agricultural Administration Building: Come and learn more about INTAG/CED 499C, a Spring Break 2013 embedded course to Brazil focusing on Sustainable Agriculture and Development.
New Course- Farming for Fun and Profit
October 18, 2012
Farming for Fun and Profit is for anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of growing edible and landscape plants for the home; including preplant considerations, planting, maintenance, harvest, storage and opportunities for profit.
HORT 297B, Ornamental and Turf Pest Management and Pesticide Handling
October 18, 2012
Prepare for the Pennsylvania Certified Commercial Pesticide Applicator Exams in CORE, Category 06 (ornamental and shade trees) and Category 07 (lawn and turf) this spring.
Help Our Wounded Veterans
October 18, 2012
The Fraternity of Alpha Zeta will be hosting a pancake breakfast on October 28 to benefit the "Wounded Warriors Project."
Latin American Movie Night
October 18, 2012
Love scary movies? Join us in the CAS study abroad lounge to watch a Costa Rican comedic horror film on October 30th at 5:30 PM.
Career Development Seminar
October 16, 2012
Career Opportunities in Food Production for the Next Generation… Interview and Resume Tips from a Recruiters Standpoint
Ag Career Day
October 14, 2012
Ag Career Day is Tuesday, October 16th from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the Bryce Jordan Center. With more than 50 companies at Ag Career Day, this is a great opportunity for students in the College of Agricultural Sciences to explore internship and careers.
Dow Agro Sciences -- Networking Opportunity
October 14, 2012
You’re invited to join Dow AgroSciences for a Networking Opportunity on Monday, October 15th from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at The Deli, 113 Heister Street, downtown State College.
Block and Bridle Meat Sale
October 12, 2012
Support Penn State Block and Bridle by purchasing meat from their semi-annual sale! Orders are due by November 1st and will be ready for pick up November 15 and 16.
Internships in Community Development, Education, Animal Science and Entomology in Panama
October 12, 2012
Kalu Yala is a sustainable community being built in the mountains about 45 minutes outside Panama City, Panama.
Graduate And Professional Schools Week
October 12, 2012
If law school, medical school, or graduate school is in your future, plan to attend Graduate and Professional School Week.
Collegiate Cattlewomen Hoss's Fundraiser Night
October 12, 2012
Help out your fellow Collegiate Cattlewomen by dining at Hoss's on Wednesday, October 24th!
Information Session for Course to Namibia, Wednesday, October 17th
October 11, 2012
Information Session for spring course that will travel to Namibia for 2 weeks in June. Session will be held on Wednesday October 17th at 1:30 p.m. in room 217 Forest Resources Building.
SCHOLARSPHERE
October 11, 2012
A service of the University Libraries and Information Technology Services
Information on Research Project Calculator
October 10, 2012
The University Libraries has recently implemented a Research Project Calculator (RPC) that offers students a simple and comprehensive step-by-step model for navigating the research process.
Agcareers.com, College and University Newsletter
October 8, 2012
The "College and University Newsletter" mirrors the AgCareers.com weekly newsletter but is tailored to meet the needs of "college student" audience.
2012 Edward A. Platz Memorial Scholarships
October 8, 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.
USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan to visit Penn State Ag Sciences
October 7, 2012
Casey Anderson Talks for PSU Wildlife Society
October 7, 2012
Casey Anderson, host of National Geographic's 'America the Wild' will be speaking at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11th in 101 Thomas Bldg - sponsored by the Penn State Chapter of the Wildlife Society. All are welcome and admission is free.
Information Session for Course to Namibia, Wednesday, October 17th
October 7, 2012
Information Session for spring course that will travel to Namibia for 2 weeks in June. Session will be held on Wednesday October 17th at 1:30 p.m. in room 217 Forest Resources Building.
Milking the Rhino: Innovative Solutions Showcase
October 5, 2012
HESE@Penn State invites entries for the third Annual Milking the Rhino Innovative Solutions Showcase.
Elanco Animal Health - Permanent Positions and Summer Interns for 2013
October 4, 2012
Elanco Animal Health would like to identify some truly top students to bring into their organization, both through permanent positions and as Summer Interns for 2013.
White House Internship Program Virtual Information Session
October 2, 2012
Career Services would like to invite interested students to the White House Internship Program virtual information session. The session is being held in the Student Health Center in conference room 205 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM on October 31st.
Parent and Family Weekend
September 27, 2012
Bring your parents and family members to the College of Agricultural Sciences open house during Parent & Family Weekend this Saturday, September 29 from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in the lobby of ASI Building.
Information Session for Course to Germany, Wednesday, October 3rd
September 27, 2012
Information Session for Embedded Course to Germany on Wednesday, October 3rd at 3:30 p.m. in 122 Agricultural Administration Building (the Study Abroad Lounge).
Spring Course - Practical Parliamentary Procedure (3 credits)
September 27, 2012
An article about a Spring Course that could help all student organizations.
Big 10 International Virtual Career Fair and Employment Opportunities for International Students
September 25, 2012
Join and meet the companies that are looking for international students and alumni who are educated in the U.S.
Reminder-Ag Sci International Embedded Course Fair-TODAY! September 24
September 21, 2012
Interested in a short-term international experience? Come to the first annual Ag Sciences International Embedded Course Fair on Monday, September 24th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in 118 ASI.
Info Session for Embedded Course to Kenya!
September 21, 2012
Information Session for Embedded Course to Kenya on Wednesday, September 26th at 3:30 p.m. in 217 Forest Resources Building.
Experiences abroad; career path; and the work of the Department of State
September 20, 2012
Interested in International Affairs? Looking for advice on the best career path for international opportunities? Wondering what it is like working in foreign service for the federal government? Tuesday, October 2nd from 4:00 – 5:00 pm 103 Bank of America Career Services Center
Yearbooks
September 18, 2012
STUDENTS: Don't miss your chance to be in the 2013 yearbook!
Study Abroad Award Application for Spring Semester Programs due September 30
September 18, 2012
Are you doing a semester abroad program this Spring, 2013? Apply for the International Programs study abroad awards!
2013 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program
September 14, 2012
2013 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum Student Diversity Program - Open to college juniors and seniors, and graduate students. USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum provides producers, policymakers, business, government, and industry leaders with a unique opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and discuss timely issues at the forefront of America’s agriculture.
Collegiate Farm Bureau is hosting Sam Keiffer as Guest Speaker
September 13, 2012
The Collegiate Farm Bureau is hosting Sam Keiffer at the next meeting, which will be held on September 19th at 5:30 p.m. in room 324 ASI.
Early Progress Reports (EPR)
September 13, 2012
Early Progress Reports are submitted for first-year students who are performing below "C"-level work in any course.
Ag Sci International Embedded Course Fair
September 13, 2012
Interested in a short-term international experience? Come to the first annual Ag Sciences International Embedded Course Fair on Monday, September 24th from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in 118 ASI.
Information Session for Embedded Course to France!
September 13, 2012
Information Session for class this spring traveling to Paris, France for two weeks in May will be held Wednesday, September 19, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m., in 122 Ag Admin (Study Abroad Lounge). This INTAG/AGBM course is called Comparing US and France Agricultural Systems, and is open to any major.
The Daily Collegian - Business Division
September 11, 2012
Want to work for the #1 college newspaper ranked by The Princeton Review? NOW is your chance! We are looking for students to join our staff!
New Students
September 10, 2012
As in the past, our office will be hosting "Student-Dean Get Acquainted Sessions" for new students.
CFFA and ATA Welcome Back Picnic
September 10, 2012
The Collegiate FFA and Alpha Tau Alpha invites you attend their Welcome Back Picnic.
Spring Break Study Abroad Opportunity - Brazil!
September 7, 2012
On September 12th at 3:30 PM in 122 Ag Admin Building come and learn more about a Spring Break 2013 embedded course to Brazil focusing on Sustainable Agriculture and Development.
Penn State-UP’s GRE Prep Course
September 7, 2012
If you are considering graduate school Penn State-UP’s the Office of Career Services will be offering its popular (and low-cost) GRE preparation course again on the weekend of October 20-21, 2012.
Fall College Info and Club Fair
August 31, 2012
The 2012 College Info and Club Fair will be held on Wednesday, September 5, from 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM on the grassy area behind the ASI greenhouses and across the Creamery patio.
College T-Shirt Sales - One Day Only
August 31, 2012
The Office for Undergraduate Education will offer the 2012 T-Shirt for sale at the annual Club Fair on Wednesday, September 5, from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the entrance to the Fair.
Fall 2012 College Start of the Semester Student Activities
August 31, 2012
Club activities for the beginning of Fall Semester.
Request Funds for Student Activities
August 31, 2012
Deadline for Spring 2013 - December 7, 2012. Review and use new forms and revised procedures that are in place for the 2012-2013 academic school year.
NAMA Welcome Back Picnic
August 31, 2012
The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) will host its annual Welcome Back Picnic on Monday, September 10th at 5:30 pm outside the Armsby Building.
Alpha Zeta Fraternity Welcome Back Picnic
August 31, 2012
The Fraternity of Alpha Zeta, a professional, co-ed, agricultural fraternity, will be holding it's Welcome Back picnic on Thursday, September 6th at 6:00 p.m. Come join us at 360 N Burrowes St, any and all interested students are welcome to join!
CFB Welcome Back Picnic
August 31, 2012
The Collegiate Farm Bureau is hosting a free welcome back picnic this week, Wednesday, September 5th.
Becoming an Agricultural Leader & Post College Opportunities
August 31, 2012
The Collegiate Farm Bureau is hosting a forum about current agricultural issues, employment after graduation, and the importance of leadership. Speakers at the forum will be Trustee Carl Shaffer and Keith Eckel.
Block & Bridle Welcome Back Picnic!!!
August 31, 2012
Block & Bridle is holding their annual Welcome Back Picnic at Sunset Park at 5:30 p.m. on September 6th. Meet at 5:15 at the ASI Building to walk down!
Agriculture Future of America - Opportunity to Building Leadership Skills
August 30, 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.
Diversity Programming At Penn State Career Services
August 30, 2012
Cordinally invites you to attend Diversity Dialogues. September 10th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn.
Agricultural Sciences Internship at Walt Disney World
August 30, 2012
The Agricultural Sciences team at Walt Disney World is looking for college students and recent graduates (within 6 months of Bachelors degree) to participate in our fun and challenging six-month hands-on internship in several different agricultural and science education fields.
Press Interns
August 28, 2012
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is seeking paid interns for the 2012 All-American Dairy Show, September 16-20, and Keystone International Livestock Exposition, October 4-7.
Global Brigades
August 24, 2012
Global Brigades at Penn State is a collection of seven different clubs on campus: Architecture, Business, Environmental, Human Rights, Medical, Public Health, and Water Brigades.
Calling all Agripreneurs!!!
August 19, 2012
The Ag Springboard business pitch is back again this year for its second annual competition. If you have an idea related to the Agriculture field, pitch your idea for a chance at a $5,000 first prize. The competition is open to all Penn State students.