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Think Again Blog

Think outside the office. With a degree from Penn State Ag Sciences, you can spend your days exploring fields, forests, and waterways all over the world. Get a weekly student perspective about life on campus.
After 6 weeks with my wonderful host family, I learned plenty of Spanish and gained a new international home.
July 18, 2012

You may not think that college students get too excited about going back to high school, but the two additional weeks I had in Costa Rica were plenty exciting, as I got to do research at local agricultural high schools.

July 13, 2012

As part of the Spanish for the Ag Sciences program, I visited my first Latin American country and improved my Spanish during a month-long immersion experience in Costa Rica.

Hey, I'm Allison and I will be blogging on behalf of the College of Ag Sciences this summer!
July 6, 2012

I'll keep you up to date this summer with some cool happenings and opportunities in the College of Ag Sciences!

April 25, 2012

My heifer, June, and I compete in Penn State Dairy Expo 2012.

April 13, 2012

Calves, lambs, and piglets drew flocks of students and community members to the HUB lawn yesterday as part of Ag Day, an event sponsored by the College of Ag Sciences to promote ag literacy.

April 5, 2012

With beautiful spring weather, Happy Valley comes alive!

My heifer, June
March 21, 2012

My defiant heifer, June, and I have our work cut out for us as we prepare for the Dairy Expo to be held in the Ag Arena on April 14.

February 21, 2012

Check out some photos of my Saturday experience volunteering at a spay/neuter clinic for feral cats in State College!

February 1, 2012

A look at how my involvement in organizations through the Penn State College of Ag Sciences helped me grow and opened new doors for opportunity.

January 16, 2012

This year marked my first experience at the Pennsylvania Farm Show!

December 7, 2011

"It’s not just what you know, but who you know!" One of the many benefits of being a student in the Penn State College of Ag Sciences is the countless opportunities to network with alumni from the college.

Our visit took us to an active coal strip mine
November 10, 2011

Clad in hard hats and safety goggles, I ventured outside the classroom for a trip that took us to a Marcellus shale drilling site, an acid mine drainage creek and a coal strip mine. One of my favorite aspects of the College of Ag Sciences is the opportunities for students to study outside in the field!

November 10, 2011

Students learn about natural gas drilling and its effects on the environment while touring a Marcellus drilling pad.

Repelling on a Penn State Adventure Recreation trip!
November 3, 2011

I love to get outdoors, especially this time of year, and exploring Happy Valley provides a much needed break from the classroom and books!

November 1, 2011

Some of my classmates share the reasons they chose the College of Ag Sciences at Penn State.

October 19, 2011

Clad in freshly pressed business attire, I arrived at the Bryce Jordan Center this morning for the Annual College of Ag Sciences career fair, Ag Career Day.

October 14, 2011

Get outside the classroom and enjoy all that State College has to offer this fall!

Our 2009 Ag Leap group visits a poultry facility as part of numerous industry tours.
October 4, 2011

Expand your horizons while at Penn State!

September 30, 2011

Check out the awesome resources available to you as a College of Ag Sciences student!