AgSci Student News
The Pennsylvania State University Student Chapter of the Wildlife for Everyone Endowment Foundation is currently in its formative stages and hopes to recruit new members who are interested in agriculture, animal science, ecology, education, and ecology. The organization will work to encourage outdoor exploration, involve the community in continued conservation efforts, and educate others about the native wildlife and environments of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Any student in the college of agriculture interested in Delta Theta Sigma agriculture fraternity please contact recruitment chair, Clay Rice.
Remember to apply for the Ag Sciences International Programs Study Abroad awards by January 31!
Sigma Alpha Sorority is starting spring recruitment right after break.
As a partner university, your first and second year undergraduate students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement, leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management are eligible to apply.
College of Ag Sciences December 2015 graduates are invited to stop by the ASI lobby to receive their graduation gift from the Ag Alumni Society.
The H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens is hosting a Winter Celebration on Friday, December 11 from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Imagine the opportunity to spend one semester -- about four months of your life -- in a country on the other side of the world with the ability to learn about the culture by experiencing it firsthand. This is, in fact, an opportunity Penn State offers to its students through its study abroad program.
Stauffer’s, the well known cookie and cracker maker, hired recent Food Science graduate John-Claude Lacroix after internships with the York, Pa.-based company during his sophomore and junior years.
Robby Ost took his passion for business and the environment abroad last summer. The sophomore Environmental Resource Management major traveled to Jerusalem, Israel, where he spent three months working for a small environmental consulting firm.
Josh Van Wyk is focused on using his college years to gain life experience, leadership skills and a jump start on a great career.
With a 10-foot wingspan, a mass of 26-pounds and a 60-year lifespan, the California condor is a bird with some swagger. Recent Penn State graduate Alyssa Davidge feels privileged to keep an eye on them as a condor-monitoring technician in southern California.
Team scores impressively, besting eight other universities; placed first in Breed Selection & Carcass Quality and Egg Production & Quality.
There is a wonderful course and in-country travel to Ireland being offered spring semester of 2016 through the Plant Science Department. An Irish Odyssey: Gardens, Landscapes and Culture of Ireland, a Hort 499 course, is open to students in all majors. Travel dates are Tuesday, May 10 through Thursday, May 19.
Prior to his trip to Costa Rica, Josh Cassar had only taken two Spanish for Agriculture classes. After participating in the month-long immersion program during the summer of 2013, Cassar felt fully prepared for his internship overseeing various departments at a Pennsylvania poultry plant.
Years ago, young Sara Getson ventured into the woods with her father, hunting for the stout, honey-colored mushroom that is her family’s favorite. They searched for the aptly named honey mushroom (Armillariamellea) not just for fun, but to pick, can and sauté them with butter and onions for dinner!
Are you an 'Ordinary Student with Extraordinary Pride' in Penn State? Considering applying to be a Lion Ambassador
Coaly Society is now accepting membership applications. The deadline is Monday, November 30th at 4:00 p.m. to 101 Ag Administration Building.
The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship, thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation.
Don't forget to order your 2016 Men of Agriculture Calendar that features some of the best men in the College of Agriculture!