Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

AgSci Student News

Student News from the Office for Undergraduate Education.

September 21, 2017

View AgSci Student News online | Print this newsletter

Spotlight

Meet the Dean & Getting Acquainted Sessions

Greetings to all new undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences at University Park! You are cordially invited to join a group of fellow “new students” and meet with me – Dr. Tracy Hoover, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education – in a welcome and get acquainted session. [more]

In This Issue

  1. Arboretum Volunteers Needed!
  2. Walk in Penn's Woods
  3. Preparing for Spring 2018 Course Registration
  4. CAPS Expands Services to Support Students
  5. Parents & Families Weekend - Call for Participants
  6. NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Research Opportunities
  7. Have Fun with the EcoChallenge!
  8. Professional Headshots available at the September 26th Alumni Career Workshop and Networking Event
  9. Agricultural Student Council Pride
  10. Collegiate Cattle Ambassadors Industry Speaker
  11. Short Term International Embedded Courses are Enrolling Now
  12. Study Abroad Scholarships - Apply by Sept. 30
  13. UNESCO Fellowship in Paris
  14. Upcoming Opportunities for Resume Reviews
  15. Opportunity to Join UNESCO Program "Youth as Researchers"
  16. Join the Diversity Book Club
  17. CHAPS Open House
  18. Alumni Society Career Workshop and Networking Event - Tuesday, September 26, 2017
  19. Nominations Sought for the Shellenberger Award
  20. Students share unique Native American field experience

1. Arboretum Volunteers Needed!

Gerhold Wildflower Trail - Fall 2017 Volunteer Days! [more]


2. Walk in Penn's Woods

A statewide day of woods walks with at least one walk happening in every county. [more]


3. Preparing for Spring 2018 Course Registration

Spring 2018 enrollment shopping carts are available in LionPATH beginning September 20. Undergraduate registration begins on October 11th. [more]


4. CAPS Expands Services to Support Students

CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services) now has three locations for students to meet with clinicians. Life Hacks workshops and online modules provide opportunities for wellness. [more]


5. Parents & Families Weekend - Call for Participants

The Office for Undergraduate Education will be hosting the College of Agricultural Sciences Open House on Saturday, October 14th from 10 am - noon. We welcome your participation in this event. [more]


6. NASA Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium Research Opportunities

Applications will be accepted between October 1, 2017 through November 1, 2017 for participation in the program during the spring and fall 2018 semesters. [more]


7. Have Fun with the EcoChallenge!

Let’s make sustainable living a part of the Penn State experience with the EcoChallenge. [more]


8. Professional Headshots available at the September 26th Alumni Career Workshop and Networking Event


9. Agricultural Student Council Pride

Are you an Ag Student Council Rep or Club Adviser looking to stay up to date on current Council events? Learn how to self-enroll in the new Ag Student Council Pride! [more]


10. Collegiate Cattle Ambassadors Industry Speaker

Collegiate Cattle Ambassadors will be hosting an industry speaker on Thursday, September 28th at 7 pm in room 324 ASI. [more]


11. Short Term International Embedded Courses are Enrolling Now

Spring semester embedded courses with international travel over spring break or at the beginning of the summer are currently inviting students to apply. [more]


12. Study Abroad Scholarships - Apply by Sept. 30

Scholarship deadlines are approaching for upcoming study abroad programs [more]


13. UNESCO Fellowship in Paris

This program is taking applications now, deadline is October 1, 2017. [more]


14. Upcoming Opportunities for Resume Reviews


15. Opportunity to Join UNESCO Program "Youth as Researchers"

Do you see social justice issues around you but don’t know how to help? Become a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Youth Researcher and use research to promote social justice! [more]


16. Join the Diversity Book Club


17. CHAPS Open House

CHAPS is hosting our annual Open House and invites everyone in the College of Ag Sciences. [more]


18. Alumni Society Career Workshop and Networking Event - Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Accomplished alumni and leaders in the agriculture industry will share valuable knowledge, offer expert advice and answer your questions. Drop-in for a resume review session, learn how you can prepare for Career Day, and get how-to instruction and tips on networking. [more]


19. Nominations Sought for the Shellenberger Award

Nominations sought for the Paul R. and Joan M. Shellenberger Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching [more]


20. Students share unique Native American field experience

Students are invited to learn about a unique, award-winning class with an enriching field experience component at an upcoming seminar on Monday, September 25, from 12:00-1:30 p.m., in the Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library. [more]



© 2017 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences

CopyrightPrivacy and Legal StatementsAccessibility