AgSci Student News
Since graduating in 2008, Brynn Mauser has held a number of jobs, including positions at the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and the American Association of Meat Processors, but she found her perfect fit at Hubbard Feeds, Inc., where she is currently employed as an account manager.
Since she was a kid growing up in Carlisle, Pa., Stephanie Roscinski has had a particular fondness for dairy animals.
After spending three months in Africa, Jenna Moser was disturbed by the way Kenyans viewed agriculture, believing that it consists only of farming and that it is a "poor man's job."
Sometimes a life-changing experience opens a student's eyes to what type of career she wants to pursue. For junior Erica Mellinger, that experience was the season of her father's sickness -- a time when he had to be treated in a hospital by research scientists.
As an economic intern for the U.S. State Department at the American Embassy in Rome, Penn State senior Eleanor Polley attended conferences and conducted research.
For freshman Shelby Hahn, competing at the National FFA Convention in Milk Quality and Products was the culmination of a journey that has included everything from working as a milk hand to a being a veterinary assistant.
Working with animals can be as unpredictable as being captain of the Penn State Majorettes, according to Shahkila Daniels.
Imagine having an all-access pass to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game. You could watch the game from the field, interact with the players and see every play unfold before your eyes.
Senior Landscape Contracting major Jamie Milletary packed a single suitcase and flew off to Denver seeking the freedom and independence she had always craved.
Innovation is key when dealing with issues such as poverty, food security and conservation, according to Dana James, a recent graduate of the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Six students from the college of Ag went to Birmingham, Al for the 29th annual MANRRS National Conference. The trip was rewarding academically and professionally and we look forward to bringing our experiences back to the college.
Celine Colbert spent last summer in the West assisting with research that may help to prevent severe wildfires.
Morgan Brown took a risk last August when she decided to be one of the first students to travel to South Africa through a newly developed immersion program.
Most college students head to a university following high school graduation. Third-year Food Science major Steve Bookbinder took a different path.
To be aware of extreme poverty and education inequality in other parts of the world is one thing, but to immerse oneself in those areas to help alleviate those issues is something completely different. Arianna De Reus falls into the latter category, having traveled to Africa five times since the seventh grade.
American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson once urged, "Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail." Senior Abe DeHart took Emerson's advice studying abroad in the remote city of Lucknow, India.
The Study Abroad Lounge in 122 Ag Admin Building is a great place to study for finals. Free coffee, snacks, and even printing all year round.
New Zealand Embedded Course Info Session Tuesday April 29th at 5pm
Department of Animal Science students placed second overall at the 67th National Poultry Judging Contest at Louisiana State University.
Reminder of the deadline to apply for College of Ag Sciences Scholarships is this week, April 30, 2014.