• 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."

  • 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."

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • Sophomore
  • 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."

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

"I chose Penn State because I knew that the university had a wonderful Food Science program with so many opportunities for research and potential to grow as a student and scientist. The moment I was introduced to the College of Ag it felt like a family, and I immediately knew that I was home."

  • 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: 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
  • 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."

  • 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
  • Minor: Science
  • Hometown: Crofton, MD

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because: of the amazing opportunities available to undergraduate students and the amazing Penn State community feel. The Pre-Veterinary program here at Penn State is also one of the best and immediately made me want to come to Penn State!"

  • Junior
  • 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."

  • 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
  • Junior
  • Major: Agricultural Sciences and Public Relations
  • Minors: Digital Media Trends and Analytics, Leadership Development
  • Hometown: Strasburg, PA

"I chose Penn State and the College of Agricultural Sciences because of the small community feel within the college but the resources and quality education of a large university. I quickly felt home on Ag Hill and knew I made the right decision for my college experience. Plus, the faculty and staff were helpful when I was deciding to add on another major outside of the college.