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AgSci Student News

Student News from the Office for Undergraduate Education.
August 31, 2012

The Collegiate Farm Bureau is hosting a free welcome back picnic this week, Wednesday, September 5th.

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.

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!

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.

August 30, 2012

Cordinally invites you to attend Diversity Dialogues. September 10th from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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.

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.

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.

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.

August 19, 2012

The 2nd annual Africa2Ag week, sponsored by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, will be held at the University Park campus, August 27-31, during the first week of the fall semester. The theme is: "The Next Generation of African Agriculture: Youth, Innovation, Science and Technology".

August 19, 2012

AgChoice Farm Credit created the AgChoice Scholars program, a unique experiential learning opportunity for a small group of Penn State students.

August 19, 2012

Two new links have been added to College Websites

August 19, 2012

Fresh START Day of Service is Penn State's largest day of service for incoming first-year, change-of-assignment, and transfer students new to the University Park campus.

August 19, 2012

Presentations are every Wednesday in the Study Abroad Lounge, 122 Ag Admin, and include upcoming Embedded Course Info Sessions, international research, activities and more.

August 19, 2012

DF and NG Policy Changes The DF and NG Faculty Senate policy and corresponding ACUE procedures have been changed effective SP12.

August 18, 2012

If you are studying abroad this year for 4 weeks or longer and have a Federal Pell Grant, you qualify to apply for the Gilman International Scholarship. See www.iie.org/gilman or contact Ketja Lingenfelter, Study Abroad Coordinator at ketja@psu.edu for more information.

August 18, 2012

Please join us for the first IAAS meeting of the fall semester on Wednesday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m. in 122 Agriculture Administration, the Study Abroad Lounge. IAAS is the International Association of students interested in Agriculture and related Sciences.

August 13, 2012

The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce the availability of child care subsidy funds to qualifying students parents for fall 2012.

August 13, 2012

AgChoice Farm Credit recently created the AgChoice Scholars program, a unique experiential learning opportunity for a small group of Penn State students.

August 13, 2012

The Fall 2012 Get Connected ♦ Stay Connected program for all students enrolled in First-Year Seminars - Thursday, September 27 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Bank of America Career Services Building. This is a drop-in event, students are not expected to stay the whole time. In the past, it has taken students approximately 30-45 minutes to go through the activities.