• Sophomore
  • 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."

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • Senior
  • Major:Environmental Resource Management
  • Minor: GIS & Watershed and Water Resources
  • Hometown: Wenersville, PA

"I chose Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences because of the experiences I had with the University before even coming to college. The first experience I had with Penn State was when my brother decided to major in Horticulture with the College of Ag Sciences. I visited him and saw the campus, got to see the lab he worked in, and explored downtown. I also participated in the Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences (PSEAS) where I lived on campus for four weeks and learned about the various majors offered by the college. I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else."

  • Sophomore
  • Major: Plant Science
  • Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I knew that I wanted to get hands-on experience as I was not sure what I wanted to do. I knew that I liked plants and being outside all the time so I chose Plant Science Horticulture. I chose the Horticulture option because you get to work in the greenhouse a lot and I would love to work in a greenhouse after graduation."

  • Senior
  • Major: Environmental Resource Management
  • Minor: Chemistry
  • Hometown: Erie, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Ag Sciences because of the family atmosphere I felt when I visited campus. I could automatically feel that everyone was there to support me to be the best I could be, which I really appreciated. I also liked that I would be able to get to know my professors personally."

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • Senior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Hometown: Pembroke, MA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Ag Sciences because I knew that Penn State had a reputation for excellence, and I knew that being a part of the College of Ag Sciences would give me the experiences that I would need to be successful in my major and in my career following college. I also love that there is a level of pride that comes with being a Penn State student and becoming a graduate of Penn State."

  • Senior
  • Major: Agricultural and Extension Education
  • Minors: Environmental Resource Management and International Agriculture
  • Hometown: Spring Grove, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I knew I would have options. Some of the best experiences I have had were ones that gave me insight into which careers or experiences I did not want to have long-term. At Penn State, I knew if my interested changed there would still be meaningful experiences for me. Similarly, I have also been able to customize my major my selecting courses that are most relevant to my interests and career goals, there is a lot of flexibility in the College of Agricultural Sciences."

  • Junior
  • Major: Agricultural Science
  • Minor: Horticulture
  • Hometown: Bath, NY

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because it immediately made me feel at home and I knew I would be getting a quality education with hands-on experiences."

  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Hometown: Spencer, NY

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the community within the college and the family I created in the Animal Science department."

  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Minor: Poultry and Avian Science
  • Hometown: Newport, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because my family are huge Penn State football and wrestling fans and I knew agriculture was reputable and well-established here, making it easy to carry out my passion for agriculture and be successful with endless opportunities."

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • Sophomore
  • 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: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Hometown: Beaver, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I grew up in a Penn State family and always wanted to go to a big school. The college of Ag offered a wide variety of majors that fit my interests and gave me flexibility to explore different paths of study."

  • Senior
  • Major: Immunology and Infectious Diseases
  • Hometown: Tunkhannock, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I grew up visiting Penn State and having my dad show me all around campus. My dad and sister graduated from the college and I saw the opportunities that they were given and I knew that I also wanted to have the chance to get those chances from the college."

  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Hometown: Perkiomenville, PA

"I chose the Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences because of how personable and committed the professors were to ensure their students accomplished their goals."

  • Senior
  • Major: Animal Science
  • Minors: Equine Science & Agribusiness Management
  • Hometown: Shermansdale, PA

"I chose Penn State Ag Sciences because I felt at home in the college and knew that the Animal Science program would help me achieve my future career goals."

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • Junior
  • Major: Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Hometown: Valencia, PA
  • Senior
  • Major: Agricultural Sciences
  • Minors: Ag Communications & Poultry Science
  • Hometown: East Earl, PA

"I chose Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences because I attended the Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences, a four-week program for high school juniors to explore the college. From this experience, I knew the College of Agricultural Sciences was a perfect fit for its small, but dedicated faculty, and would provide me with the education to combine my interests in agriculture and communications."

  • Senior
  • Major: Landscape Contracting
  • Minor: Horticulture
  • Hometown: Elizabethville, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because I wanted to become a horticulturist and knew that Penn State had a lot of opportunities."

  • Sophomore
  • Major: Agribusiness Management
  • Minor: Communications
  • Hometown: Middletown, PA

"I chose Penn State because of the endless amounts of opportunities the college has to offer both in and out of the classroom."

  • Junior
  • 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!"