AgSci Student News
Have an idea? A solution to a problem you see on campus, in your community or in the world? The Ag 300 Pitch Challenge is a great way for College of Agricultural Sciences students to share — or “pitch”— an idea.
It is that time of year again! Support Penn State Block and Bridle by purchasing meat from their semi-annual sale! Orders are due by November 6th and will be ready for pick up November 20th and the 21st.
Informational session in room 108 Tyson Building at 6:00PM on Tuesday, October 7.
Student Input Needed on ASI 113-Ag Computer Learning Center
Parents and Families Weekend will be held October 10 - 12 on the University Park Campus. The College of Agricultural Sciences will be holding events on Saturday, October 11th from 11 am until 1 pm.
Agricultural Sciences will talk about a recent trip made by 21 Penn State students to the Red Lake, Leech Lake and Mille Lac Ojibwe nations located in northern Minnesota.
On October 8, exhibitors from around the world will be at the HUB for the PSU Education Abroad Fair.
COME SEE WHAT THE WORLD HAS WAITING FOR YOU! The Ag Sci Embedded Course Fair is Mon, Sept 29 (TODAY!!!) from 11am-1pm in ASI, 1st floor Lobby! Learn about all the faculty-led short-term courses available this year for you to travel with.
Stop in to an information session on Tuesday, Oct 7 between 2:30 - 4:00pm to learn about courses over winter break and summer, internships, volunteer opportunities, and more!
Join Block&Bridle, Penn State's largest agricultural club, to get involved in the Club Calf Sale, Blood for Bats, volunteering at KILE, and much more!
This annual event is hosted by students in Horticulture and Landscape Contracting and held at the Snider Agricultural Arena on Penn State's homecoming weekend (September 27 and 28). There will be landscape displays as well as fruits and plants for sale.
COME SEE WHAT THE WORLD HAS WAITING FOR YOU! The Ag Sci Embedded Course Fair is Mon, Sept 29 from 11am-1pm in ASI, 1st floor Lobby! Learn about all the faculty-led short-term courses available this year for you to travel with.
Two study skills sessions will be held on September 23rd and October 13th to provide information to students about studying smarter and not harder. Students will learn how to process information; discuss effective study skills for STEM and non-STEM courses; and be reminded of academic resources.
Join us on October 7th from 1-5 pm in the HUB where accomplished alumni and leaders in the agriculture industry will share valuable knowledge, offer expert advice and answer your questions. Go to http://agsci.psu.edu/alumni/events/mentoring-workshop-2 for more information and to register.
Nominations are being sought for the Paul R. and Joan M. Shellenberger Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
Student Activities Funding Available
HORT 497, a spring 2015, 3-credit course, will look at designing and managing experiences through innovation, organization, education and entertainment.
RUSH SA! Sigma Alpha is a professional Agricultural Sorority dedicated to promoting scholarship, leadership, service, and fellowship among its members.
Penn State students are invited to attend the Let's Move Pennsylvania Conference on October 8th sponsored by Penn State Extension. The conference will focus on research based strategies addressing childhood obesity.
This course is designed to integrate food science and nutrition with an emphasis on prevention of chronic diseases such as IBD, colon cancer and type 2 diabetes. Students will learn how functional foods modulate intracellular signal transduction and protein expression in chronic disease states related to gut health (for e.g. IBD, colon cancer).