• Junior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Minors: Agribusiness Management and Leadership
  • Hometown: Three Springs, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agriculture Sciences because I knew Penn State was a highly recognized university with one of the most prestigious animal science programs in the country."

  • Senior
  • Major: Food Science
  • Minor: Writing
  • Hometown: Dallas, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Ag Sciences because I knew food science was the path for me. I love the tight-knit community and the strength of Penn State as a whole. Also, ice cream."

  • Sophomore
  • Major: Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Minor: International Agriculture
  • Junior
  • Major: Agriculture and Extension Education
  • Minor: Sustainability and Leadership
  • Hometown: Newville, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I wanted to be a part of the prestigious Penn State community and start my journey as a college student in one of the best programs across the nation."

  • Senior
  • Major: Plant Science, Horticulture option
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA
  • Junior
  • Major: Agriculture and Extension Education
  • Minors: International Agriculture and Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • Hometown: East Earl, PA
  • Sophomore
  • Major: Wildlife and Fisheries Science
  • Hometown: Hellertown, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the immense opportunities, connections, and hands-on experience the college has to offer."

  • Senior
  • Animal Science
  • Hometown: Elizabethtown, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the amazing faculty and staff that were willing to help me achieve my personal and career goals."

  • Junior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: One Health
  • Hometown: Ringwood, NJ

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences major and the One Health minor that is offered. There are many unique experiences I am able to participate in because of the opportunities afforded to us such as research, networking, and hands-on labs. Through my major, I am able to build relationships with my peers and professors who have similar interests. It is a personal experience in the College of Agriculture. You do not feel like a number. The professors care about your learning experience and want you to succeed."

  • Senior
  • Major: Food Science
  • Minor: Creative Writing
  • Hometown: Allentown, PA

What I want to do when I grow up: “There are so many different opportunities within food science that I don’t know how I will ever make up my mind, but I would love to be involved with R&D and product development.”

  • Junior
  • Major: Agriculture and Extension Education
  • Minor: International Agriculture and Political Science
  • Hometown: Newport, PA

"When I first started preparing to apply to college, I considered a few factors including what my end career goal was, the location of the school, and some of my family preferences. After a lot of consideration, I knew Penn State was the right fit.  With over 275 majors, 17 of which are in the College of Ag I knew that even if I changed my mind on what I wanted to major in there would be something here for me.  So, I applied and was accepted."

  • Senior:
  • Major: Landscape Contracting Design and Build
  • Hometown: Philadelphia
  • Sophomore
  • Major: Agribusiness Management
  • Minors: Agronomy and Marketing
  • Hometown: Butler, PA
  • Senior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: Psychology and Microbiology
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

"I chose Penn State because I knew that I would get a great education while having a good time. I was super excited to join clubs for my major and clubs outside of my major. THON was another reason I was excited to pick Penn State because I have heard so many great things about it from my family."

  • Junior
  • Major: Plant Science
  • Minor: Environmental Resource Management
  • Hometown: Ruffsdale, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because growing up in 4-H, I always had a massive agricultural family that consisted of members, parents, leaders, etc. My first experience with the College of Agricultural Sciences reminded me of the family that I had in my 4-H community and made me feel welcomed at Penn State and like I belonged here."

  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Hometown: Eighty-Four, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the vast amount of opportunities Penn State provides in relation to agriculture and because of my family’s involvement with Penn State. I am a fifth generation Penn Stater with a background in dairy agriculture. Because of my passion for agriculture and my desire to learn through hands-on experiences, Penn State has always been at the top of my list. There are so many clubs and organizations to be a part of that I am able to pursue any and all interests of mine. From my time as President of Alpha Zeta building connections with fellow peers to my time in the Dairy Science Club where we got to explore the Netherlands, I have been able to make so many great memories. The kind of memories that will last a lifetime and ones that only Penn State can offer."

  • Senior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Hometown: Valencia, PA
  • Sophomore
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences (Pre-Vet)
  • Junior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Minor: Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies
  • Hometown: Crofton, MD
  • Senior
  • Major: Agribusiness Management
  • Minor: Communications and Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Hometown: Middletown, PA
  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Hometown: Womelsdorf, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Science because I knew that College cared about my professional AND personal growth as a college student. Living in a great place like Happy Valley was just a bonus!"

  • Sophomore
  • Major: Food Science
  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
  • Senior
  • Majors: Food Science and Animal Science
  • Minors: Business, Marketing, Entrepreneurship (Food and Bio-Innovation), and International Agriculture
  • Senior
  • Major: Agricultural Sciences and Public Relations
  • Minors: Digital Media Trends and Analytics, Leadership Development
  • Hometown: Strasburg, PA