Recent News

Caption: Jillian Gordon, at right, is shown with members of the national FFA chaper at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Georgia
June 6, 2018

Jillian Gordon, a 2015 Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences' graduate in agricultural and extension education, has been working to develop a national FFA chapter at Clarke Central High School in Athens, Georgia.

June 6, 2018

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences recently recognized recipients of the Outstanding Senior Award and Outstanding Student Awards for the 2017-18 academic year.

June 6, 2018

Gather with local Penn Staters in Harrisburg, Washington, DC., Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh for an interactive, TED-talk style event showcasing Invent Penn State highlighting College of Agricultural Sciences Professor, Dr. Nina Jenkins and College of Agricultural Sciences Recent Alumnus, Hunter Swisher.

May 24, 2018

Dianne Petrunak, academic adviser for the Department of Plant Science, has received the Excellence in Academic Advising Award from Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

May 24, 2018

Karen Plaut '83 M.S. Animal Nutrition is the new Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture at Purdue University.

Danadee Miller-Boyle, Andrea Kocher, Lisa Kirby, Justene Testa, Matt Owens, and Dean Rick Roush
May 22, 2018

On May 19, the Ag Alumni Society approved the charter of the Penn State Equine Affiliate Program Group.

May 22, 2018

On May 19, members of the Ag Alumni Society board came together to discuss current board activities and committees met to plan for next fiscal year.

May 11, 2018

On May 6, more than 450 graduates, family, friends, faculty, and alumni celebrated the 2018 College of Agricultural Sciences graduates prior to commencement at a luncheon at the Snider Ag Arena. The luncheon, hosted by the Ag Alumni Society, welcomes graduates into the alumni society family with a one-year complimentary membership.

May 11, 2018

"I'm basically a farmer at heart," said 1964 and 1965 Penn State alumnus and Boalsburg resident John Graham. "I was raised on a dairy farm in southern Lancaster County, and I always had an interest in tractors and machinery."

May 9, 2018

The Ag Alumni Society election ballot is open for online voting. Ag Alumni Society members received an email in May with a link for the electronic ballot.

April 24, 2018

Graduates and guests are invited to a special graduation luncheon prior to commencement from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on May 6, 2018. Graduates receive a complimentary lunch ticket and a special graduation gift from the Alumni Society. Register by May 1.

April 17, 2018

There’s something for every Penn Stater during the Alumni Association’s premier summer event. Registration is ongoing for We Are Weekend, to be held June 1-3 at Penn State's University Park campus, featuring plenty of fun, family activities, college events and a concert on the HUB lawn.

April 16, 2018

The Penn State Dairymen’s Club has released the 2018 bottle, honoring the “We Are” cheer, made famous in Penn State athletics. The bottle features the words, “We Are … Penn State Dairymen’s Club.”

March 27, 2018

The Georgia Association of Teachers of Family and Consumer Sciences has named Elizabeth Andress, professor of foods and nutrition in the University of Georgia College of Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS), the organization’s Postsecondary Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year.