New project to focus on health impacts of climate change

A $574,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help support a new climate change and health research area in Penn State’s Population Research Institute.

Noted turfgrass scientist retires from Penn State after 40-year career

Andrew McNitt, professor of soil science, director of the Center for Sports Surface Research and technical adviser to the National Football League, recently retired from Penn State after an innovative and distinguished career in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Celebrate Health Literacy Month with a discount on online health courses

Those interested in health and wellness can benefit from a 25% discount on select Penn State Extension online courses during Health Literacy Month in October. These self-paced courses focus on topics such as planning healthy meals, vegetables, Mediterranean cuisine and dining with diabetes. 

2023 Fall Turkey Harvest

The 2023 Turkey Sale is just around the corner, and we're getting everything ready for the big day! Every fall, our club brings you fresh, dressed turkeys as our main fundraiser. This year, we're aiming for turkeys in the 16-19 pound range, so you'll have plenty to choose from. Our sale will work much like last year – you will pre-order your turkeys, and then pick them up on November 19th, 2023. We've made it super easy for you with an online pre-order form that will go live on October 20th, 2023 at NOON. Once you've filled it out, you'll get a confirmation of your order within 48 hours. So mark your calendars and get ready for some delicious turkey!

Poultry Science Club Annual Fresh Dressed Turkey Sale

When November 19, 2023, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Where Pick-up location will be sent to those with accepted orders

The community is eagerly anticipating the club's upcoming annual turkey sale. For further information, please visit our website, conveniently located at the bottom of this page. It's important to note that pre-orders are a requirement for participation. The #1 category of birds is priced at $45, while the #2 category is available at a cost of $37. We are pleased to announce that the pre-sale registration form will be activated on October 20th, 2023 at NOON. Pick up dates will be scheduled for November 19th, 2023.

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This course partners with a Kenyan NGO for former street children to develop, implement and assess initiatives for youth and economic development.

Ag Sciences Career Day

Penn State Ag Sciences Career Day is an opportunity for Penn State students to explore internship, career, and graduate education opportunities in the agricultural sciences. Ag Sciences Career Day is held annually in the fall.

Blair Siegfried
Patreese Ingram, Ed.D.
Ruth Mendum
Melanie Miller Foster
Tameria Veith
Steve Loerch
Noel Habashy
Richard Roush
Megan Marshall, Ph.D.
Tracy Hoover, Ph.D.
Deanna M. Behring
Stephanie Buechler
Laszlo Kulcsar, Ph.D.
Beth K. Gugino, Ph.D.
Penn State's 'Stories from the Field' returns with fall lineup

Penn State’s “Stories from the Field” conversation series is returning with two fall sessions. Speakers will share stories and lessons learned from programs devoted to farmers’ mental health and workers affected by substance use disorders.

Webinar series explores mental health and offers strategies

From stress to grief to addiction, understanding mental health is crucial when faced with difficult times, according to organizers of an upcoming Penn State Extension webinar series. The “Mental Wellness Series” will take place from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays from Oct. 30 to Dec. 4. This free, six-part series is designed for concerned citizens, family members, social workers, mental health workers, medical professionals, teachers and college students.

Events and Activities
PSU Smeal College of Business - A Career Panel Discussion

When October 10, 2023 6:00 PM
Where 110 Business Building

Penn State University Smeal College of Business and Determined to Educate, Inc. present Speaker Series - A Carer Panel Discussion

Penn State Student Affairs Launches Center For Social Change & Belonging

Penn State Student Affairs announced the new Center for Social Change and Belonging on September 18. The center is part of the university’s effort toward fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging among the community. By connecting already-existing initiatives toward this goal, the center will enable Penn State to further create change.

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