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2016

Alpha Zeta Can Be a Home For You!
December 19, 2016
Alpha Zeta offers many opportunities within the agricultural industry and is seeking members for spring semester recruitment.
Annie's Sustainable Agriculture Scholarships
December 14, 2016
This year, 15 winners will each be eligible to receive $10,000 from Annie’s. Scholarship applications accepted through January 6, 2017.
Passion for Agriculture? Delta Theta Sigma Recruitment
December 9, 2016
Do you have a passion for the scientific advancement of agriculture? If you answered yes, then we are looking for you to join Delta Theta Sigma, a national social-professional agriculture fraternity.
Cargill Global Scholars Program 2016-2017 Launch
December 9, 2016
Cargill and the Institute of International Education (IIE) are pleased to announce the launch of the 2016-2017 Cargill Global Scholars Program application cycle.
Pittsburgh Summer Urban Experience 2017
December 7, 2016
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh is looking for a student to work in Green Infrastructure.
Urban Forestry Summer Job at The Penn State Center Pittsburgh
November 16, 2016
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh is looking for students for Summer 2017 work.
Food Systems Summer Job at The Penn State Center Pittsburgh
November 16, 2016
Food Systems Research and Programming Support Summer 2017 job at The Penn State Center Pittsburgh.
Participate in a Rewarding Study Abroad Course in Kenya!
November 15, 2016
Looking for a rewarding and unique study abroad experience? The embedded course to Kenya has some openings available.
Penn State Poultry Judging Team Repeats as First in the Nation
November 15, 2016
Penn State's Poultry Judging Team placed first in the nation at the 51st National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held November 7-8 at the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, making it two years in a row Penn State students have topped the competition.
Exploring Indigenous Ways of Native American Knowing
November 11, 2016
Spaces still available in two University Park CED courses that students at any campus location can register for. Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing in the Great Lakes Region (CED 400) is held during the spring semester and Exploring Indigenous Ways of Knowing among the Ojibwe (CED 401) is held during the maymester. CED 400 + CED 401 satisfies Penn State's GEN ED requirement for U.S. Cultures.
Global Forest Conservation - FOR 488, Spring 2017
November 11, 2016
FOR 488 is a 3 credit Spring 2017 course with an optional 3-4 week Maymester study tour (0.5 credits) to Morocco and South Africa to examine first-hand forest conservation on a global level.
Penn State Center Philadelphia Summer 2017 Paid Internships
November 11, 2016
The Penn State Center Philadelphia (PSCP) is seeking five interns for the Summer of 2017.
Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity Attends National Event
November 10, 2016
Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity took home the 2016 Outstanding Chapter of the Year award from the National Delta Theta Sigma Conclave.
Travel to Ireland with Plant Sciences!
November 9, 2016
The course participants will travel to Ireland for 10 days in May after finals. November 30th deposit deadline!
The Penn State Coaly Society Fall Membership Application Now Available
November 4, 2016
The Penn State Coaly Honor Society is looking for students who exemplify leadership excellence in extracurricular activities within the College of Agricultural Sciences.
AG BM/INTAG course to France!
November 3, 2016
Interested in study abroad? The Agribusiness/International Ag course AG BM/INTAG 470 is currently open for this spring with 2 weeks in Paris in May.
One More Week to Register for CED 499 course to Costa Rica
November 3, 2016
Are you thinking about participating in a study abroad course this spring? Deadlines are coming up quickly!
2017 PSU COWlendar - Reproduction Research Team Fundraiser
October 20, 2016
Support the Reproduction Research Team this year by purchasing a 2017 calendar featuring Penn State cows!
New Spring 2017 Course Explores the U.S. Food System from Field to Table
October 20, 2016
A new course, AG BM 170, "Investigating the U.S. Food System: How food moves from field to table," is being offered for the first time in Spring 2017. This course fulfills Penn State's U.S. Cultures general education requirement.
Students invited to submit nominations for 2017 Excellence in Advising Award
October 13, 2016
Now through Friday, Nov. 4, students may nominate advisers for the 2017 Penn State Excellence in Academic Advising Award. Sponsored by the University Advising Council and the Office of Undergraduate Education, the award recognizes and rewards advising excellence.
The Penn State Center-Engaging Pittsburgh-Extension & Outreach Jobs
October 12, 2016
Pittsburgh Summer Urban Experience 2017 Jobs
Recruitment for Lion Ambassadors
October 6, 2016
Did you know 80% of students in the College of Agriculture come from a non-Ag related background? Want to learn more facts like this and become a Penn State expert? Attend our Info Session!
Agricultural Sciences Librarian Announces Office Hours
September 15, 2016
Helen Smith, Agricultural Sciences Librarian announces office hours for Fall 2016 semester.
International Embedded Courses Currently Enrolling for Spring/Summer 2017
September 15, 2016
Thinking about studying abroad? Ag Sci International Embedded Courses are currently accepting applications for spring 2017 semester courses with spring break or early summer travel.
Students for Cultivating Change Info Session
September 15, 2016
A new student organization, Students for Cultivating Change, will be holding our first information session on Thursday, September 22, 2016, in 118 ASI. The organization's purpose will be to connect LGBT and allied students and promote an atmosphere of inclusion in the College.
Career Workshop and Etiquette Dinner for Students
September 15, 2016
Career Workshop and Etiquette Dinner hosted by the Ag Alumni Society on Tuesday, September 27, 2016, prepares students for Ag Career Day, internships, and full-time jobs.
AgChoice Farm Credit Internship
September 12, 2016
AgChoice internships offer more than just a way to earn a few credits. We offer you the chance to work side-by-side with knowledgeable lending professionals to market, sell and analyze financial products and services to rural America.
AgChoice Scholars Program - Deadline September 16th
September 12, 2016
The AgChoice Scholars program is a unique experiential learning opportunity for a small group of Penn State students. This two-year program offers Penn State students a first-hand glimpse at the inner-workings of Pennsylvania’s largest agricultural lender and the agricultural lending industry.
Where Can I Find That in LionPATH?
September 8, 2016
The LionPATH launch website provides Quick Links to LionPATH functions and other academic tools. Videos and help guides are available by clicking the 'LionPATH Help' button.
Hit the Road to Find Out if Community Development is for You!
September 8, 2016
The Scholarship, Sustainability and Civic Engagement Program (SSCEP) combines courses with communities, giving you the chance to learn in the classroom and in local settings where you help effect change for citizens across Pennsylvania.
Penn State Learning Guided Study Groups Available for Fall 2016
September 8, 2016
Penn State Learning offers free tutoring and Guided Study Groups to help students succeed!
Opportunity for In-Depth Community Work Experience
September 8, 2016
Applications for are due Friday, September 16, 2016, by 5:00 PM for the 2017 Scholarship, Sustainability, and Civic Engagement Program (SSCEP) cohort. SSCEP is a 7-credit immersive program for undergraduates which combines academics with professional experience in community development and civic engagement.
NASA Scholarship Opportunities for Undergraduates
September 6, 2016
Scholarships available for underrepresented students in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Parents & Families Weekend - Call for Participants
September 1, 2016
The Office for Undergraduate Education will be hosting the College of Agricultural Sciences Open House on Saturday, October 15th from 11 am - 1pm. We welcome your participation in this event.
First Collegiate Farm Bureau Meeting
September 1, 2016
First Collegiate Farm Bureau Meeting
Need Volunteer Hours? Don’t Bug Out!
September 1, 2016
Volunteers needed for the annual Great Insect Fair on September 10th from 10 am to 4 pm at the Snider Ag Arena.
Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership
September 1, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business offers a One-Year Accelerated Master's Program in Management and Organizational Leadership
National Corn Growers Association Scholarship Opportunity
August 29, 2016
National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) and BASF Accepting Applications for 2017 Ag Scholarships
You're Invited to the Harvest Festival at the Student Farm
August 24, 2016
Join the Student Farm Club on Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at the newly-established Student Farm for live music, farm tours, hands-on activities, demonstrations, and farm-fresh food samples. This event is free and open to the public.
2016 Internship Award
August 22, 2016
The College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society annually offers awards to undergraduate students who have participated in a credit or non-credit internship.
Poultry Judging Team Competes at the USPEA Southern Contest
August 22, 2016
The Penn State’s Poultry Judging team placed fifth overall at the USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest held at Louisiana State University on April 6-8, 2016.
Academic Policy Updates
August 22, 2016
Beginning with the Fall 2016 semester, there are several important academic changes that you need to be aware of. These changes include a new timeline for the drop/add period and course repeat limitations.
Club Fair to be held on August 31
August 22, 2016
Stop by the Club Fair on August 31st to talk with current students and learn more about the student organizations and opportunities in the College of Agricultural Sciences.
AgTech Entrepreneurship Advanced Course Announcement
August 19, 2016
An advanced entrepreneurship course is available this fall for AgSci students who have taken entrepreneurship or AGBM 100-level courses.
It's Not Too Late to Study Abroad this Spring Semester!
August 18, 2016
The secondary deadline of September 15, 2016 has opened for many Spring 2017 semester abroad programs.
Now Accepting Applications for 4-H National Conference College Facilitators
August 17, 2016
The Division of Youth and 4-H in the Institute of Youth, Family, and Community is encouraging highly qualified, diverse college leaders to apply for up to eight college facilitator positions at the March 2017 National 4-H Conference in the DC area. Any enrolled college students with leadership and group facilitation skills are eligible for this opportunity.
AESE faculty recognized at Awards Recognition banquet
April 25, 2016
AESE faculty were recognized with awards at the Penn State Faculty/Staff Awards Recognition banquet on April 21, 2016.
Looking for a Mother's Day gift? Grange Cookbooks are on sale now!
April 21, 2016
Collegiate Grange is selling PA State Grange Cookbooks now through May 8.
University-Wide Senior Send-Off
April 20, 2016
Before the pomp and circumstance of graduation begins, the Ag Alumni Society invites this year's seniors to connect with us at the University-Wide Senior Send-Off. Pick-up your graduation gift from the Ag Alumni Society this Thursday, April 28 from 12:00-4:00 pm at the Hintz Family Alumni Center.
2016-2017 Scholarship Deadline
April 20, 2016
Reminding students of scholarship application deadline
Ag Ball Feedback Survey
April 14, 2016
Ag Student Council is looking for student feedback on Ag Ball.
Ag Student Council Awards
April 14, 2016
Ag Student Council honored two individuals and two student clubs with awards at Ag Ball held on April 8, 2016 at the Ramada Inn.
REMINDER: Coaly Society Membership Applications are due April 18th
April 14, 2016
Just a reminder that Coaly Society membership applications are due Monday, April, 18th by 4:00 p.m. in 101 Ag Administration. Contact Rebecca Klopp (rnk5053) for an application.
New Course Offering this Fall: ERM 497 Water Economics and Policy
April 13, 2016
New Environmental Resource Management course for FA 2016- ERM 497:Water Economics and Policy schedule #29802. The course is being taught by Dr. James Shortle, Distinguished Professor AESE and Director of the Environment and Natural Resource Institute.
Guldin Speaking Contest Winners
April 13, 2016
2016 Guldin Speaking Contest Winners
Block and Bridle's "Beef Up the Blood Supply" Blood Drive
April 11, 2016
Block and Bridle's annual "Beef Up the Blood Supply" Blood Drive is on April 20th at the HUB from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Ag Day 2016 - April 13th
April 11, 2016
On Wednesday, April 13 the College’s Ag Advocate team, in partnership with Ag Student Council, will be hosting Penn State Ag Day 2016. The event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the lawn of the Berkey Creamery, will demonstrate the diversity of agriculture, its global reach and impact, and the myriad of opportunities those in the agricultural sciences have to shape the world - beginning here at Penn State.
Spring 2016 Commencement Parking, Traffic and Seating Information
April 7, 2016
Winter Break New Zealand Embedded Course Information Session
April 6, 2016
Learn about ERM 499B & C - a short term study abroad course to the South Island of New Zealand over winter break 2016. Join us April 20, 2016, from 4:30-5:30 pm in 124 Ag Admin Student Study Abroad Lounge.
Fulbright Week Events and Activities
April 1, 2016
Fulbright Scholarships and Fellowships information.
Food and Probiotics for Gut Health Course offered Fall 2016
March 31, 2016
The Department of Food Science is offering FDSC 497.001, Food and Probiotics for Gut Health, Fall Semester 2016. Learn more on how fruits, vegetables and probiotics impact gut health-particularly in the prevention of chronic disease states such as cancer and obesity.
OsteoChallenge 5K Race
March 31, 2016
OsteoChallenge 5k to be held Sunday, April 17th.
Academic and Military Honor Cords
March 30, 2016
Spring 2016 Commencement Academic and Military Honor Cords information available.
Last Call for Ag Ball Tickets!
March 30, 2016
Contact us ASAP if you still need Ag Ball tickets!
PA State Grange President to speak
March 24, 2016
Beth Downey, PA State Grange President, will speak at the Collegiate Grange meeting on Monday, March 28th, at 6 pm in 105 ASI and will include dinner.
Study Abroad Info Session - School for Field Studies
March 24, 2016
Reminder - the School for Field Studies is holding an information session Monday, March 28!
PA Secretary of Agriculture to Visit on April 20th
March 24, 2016
PA Secretary of Agriculture to visit Penn State.
College of Agricultural Sciences Spring 2016 Commencement
March 21, 2016
The College of Agricultural Sciences spring 2016 commencement ceremony will be at the Bryce Jordan Center on Sunday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m.
Penn State Extension Allegheny County Summer “Sustainable Food Systems & Entrepreneurship” Internship
March 18, 2016
This paid summer internship will run from May 31 through Aug 5 (10 weeks) for 40 hours per week at $10.00 per hour.
Penn State Extension Dauphin County Summer “Agricultural Innovation” Internship
March 18, 2016
This paid summer internship will run from May 31 through Aug 5 (10 weeks) for 40 hours per week at $10.50 per hour.
Penn State Extension Adams County Ag Entrepreneurship Internship 2016
March 18, 2016
This paid summer internship will run from May 31 through Aug 5 (10 weeks) for 40 hours per week at $10.00 per hour.
Collegiate Farm Bureau's Specialty Apples Fundraiser
March 17, 2016
Collegiate Farm Bureau will be selling Miss Debbie’s Specialty Apples on Tuesday March 22nd through Thursday March 24th or while supplies last. Please come out and support our club!
2016 Penn State Dairy Expo
March 17, 2016
If you are interested in showing a dairy heifer here's your chance.
College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Contest
March 17, 2016
Seniors graduating in May, August, or December 2016 are invited to apply for the College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Award by April 13. The winner will be honored at the Ag Alumni Society's graduation luncheon in May.
Study Abroad Info Session - School for Field Studies
March 17, 2016
Looking for a unique study abroad experience? Come to the School for Field Studies Info Session on March 28!
The Penn State Spur Collectors will be holding their annual JAKES day event!
March 17, 2016
Friday, April 22, 2016 at Robbins Paradise Ranch from 3:00pm to about 7:00pm.
ERM/FOR 497, Rural Road Ecology and Maintenance, Fall 2016
March 16, 2016
ERM/FOR 497, Rural Road Ecology & Maintenance, is a new special topics course available for fall 2016. Class number is 28836. Course meets T/Th 1:35 - 2:50 in 106 Wartik Lab
Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
March 16, 2016
The Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser benefits a College of Ag scholarship fund created in memory of Ethan "Beef" Wolfe, a past College of Ag student who was heavily involved on Ag Hill. This year's fundraiser takes place on April 23rd and we are seeking student, club, and faculty support and involvement.
Ag-Vocating: Communicating Your Message Effectively
March 15, 2016
Ag-Vocating: Communicating Your Message Effectively with Caleb Wright, COO Versant Strategies, '14 AEE Alum - March 28th, 6:30 pm, 118 ASI
PSU Agronomy Club Student Seminar
March 15, 2016
“Crossing Over The Mountain” - How to Communicate with a Public Not Fascinated with Modern Agriculture
Coaly Society Applications
March 15, 2016
Coaly Society is now accepting applications for membership until Monday, April 18th at 4:00 p.m.
College of Agricultural Sciences Emerging Leaders Endowment
March 15, 2016
Call for Applicants for Fall 2016 and Spring 2017
4th Annual Domestic Study Away in Tennessee
March 14, 2016
This is an opportunity to travel and experience school-based Agriculture Education on a whole new level. The Penn State TeachAg! Society will be traveling to Tennessee for the 4th Annual Domestic Study Away.
2016 PennAg Banquet & Annual Meeting - register ASAP
March 11, 2016
2016 PennAg Banquet & Annual Meeting at Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg, PA March 30 & 31, 2016. It's not too late to register, but do it ASAP!
Attention Food Lovers! Attend the Penn State Grange Cook Off!
March 7, 2016
Monday, March 21 at 6 pm in ASI Lobby: Be the judge and vote for your favorite food or participate with friends for a chance to win awesome prizes!
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh is looking for students for the following position: Landscape Contracting
March 2, 2016
Requirements: Junior or Senior. This summer work opportunity will be for the period mid-May through mid-August, approximately 30 hours per week. This work can be used either as an internship or an independent work study. Pay is commensurate with years of study - $13 (junior); $14 (senior) per hour.
The Penn State Center Pittsburgh is looking for students for the following position: Urban Hydrology / Water Quality
March 2, 2016
Requirements: Junior or Senior. This summer work opportunity will be for the period mid-May through mid-August, approximately 30 hours per week. This work can be used either as an internship or an independent work study. Pay is commensurate with years of study - $13 (junior); $14 (senior) per hour.
2016 Undergraduate Exhibition
February 25, 2016
Research poster entries invited for the 2016 Undergraduate Exhibition
Spring Graduation Luncheon
February 25, 2016
Graduates, come celebrate at a luncheon in your honor!
Collegiate Farm Bureau's Specialty Apples Fundraiser
February 25, 2016
Collegiate Farm Bureau is selling Miss Debbie's Specialty Apples $9 per each apple. These Granny Smith apples are dipped in rich caramel with a variety of other toppings to choose from.
Guldin Speaking Contest
February 25, 2016
Guldin Speaking Contest application deadline March 31-- $500 1st place prize
New College of Ag Club: Blooms and Shrooms
February 23, 2016
Blooms and Shrooms is the first Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology (PPEM) undergraduate club!
Of The Year Awards
February 22, 2016
Ag Student Council "Of the Year" Award Applications Available.
Penn State Turfgrass Students Compete in the Sports Turf Manager's Association Student Challenge
February 18, 2016
Penn State Turfgrass Students Succeed at Sports Turf Manager's Association Student Challenge!
Librarian Office Hours in ASI Lobby
February 16, 2016
Helen Smith, Agricultural Sciences Librarian will be having open office hours in the lobby of the ASI building each Wednesday from 8:30am until 11:30am through the week of April 20th (excluding spring break week).
Poultry Science Club Sweeps National Awards
February 11, 2016
For the second straight year, Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as National Club of the Year. Senior Josh Cassar was named National Member of the Year.
2016 Apes Valentes Undergraduate Research Award
February 11, 2016
Applications now being accepted for the 2016 Apes Valentes Undergraduate Research Award for research in pollinator biology and health
2016 Dutch Gold Honey Undergraduate Scholarship
February 11, 2016
Applications now being accepted for the 2016 Dutch Gold Honey Undergraduate Scholarship for research in honey bee biology and health
AG Day 2016
February 11, 2016
Mark your calendars. Ag Day 2016 will be Wednesday, April 13th on the Creamery lawn. Look for future articles with more info!
Ag Ball - Save The Date
February 11, 2016
Ag Ball - Save The Date April 8th, 2016