Campus Connections Newsletter

News and information for Ag Sciences students attending Commonwealth campuses.
Interactive Webchat
October 28, 2014
Join the Ag Sciences Change of Campus mentors for a live web chat. Have questions about transitioning to University Park campus? Wonder about housing options? Get your answers about housing and student life at University Park campus on November 12th!
Change-of-campus students start (another) new journey at Penn State
October 27, 2014
The majority of our students begin at a campus other than University Park, read more about the opportunities that assist the College of Ag Sciences students in transition.
Spanish for the Agricultural Sciences
October 6, 2014
Spanish courses and study abroad opportunities created specifically for students in the agricultural sciences.
Ag 300 Pitch Challenge Underway!
October 6, 2014
Have an idea? A solution to a problem you see on campus, in your community or in the world? The Ag 300 Pitch Challenge is a great way for College of Agricultural Sciences students to share — or “pitch”— an idea.
2014 Ag Career Day
October 6, 2014
The 2014 Ag Career Day is an opportunity for students in the College of Agricultural Sciences to explore internship and career opportunities for your future.
The College of Ag Sciences is Coming to Your Campus!
October 6, 2014
Each semester, representatives from the College of Ag Sciences travel to the commonwealth campuses to meet with students, faculty, and staff.
Fall Housing Fair at University Park Campus
October 6, 2014
On Sunday, October 12th from 11:00 to 4:00 p.m. Get the opportunity to meet with local housing organizations, to find out more about what is available, while getting all your questions answered.
Welcome from the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
August 26, 2014
Dr. Tracy S. Hoover, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education in the College of Agricultural Sciences welcomes all new and returning campus students!
Request from Penn State's Agriculture Future of America's (AFA) Student Representative
August 25, 2014
Apply for Agriculture Future of America's (AFA) Leaders' Conference! Sponsorship Applications for AFA Leaders Conference are now open until September 5th. Join almost 600 agriculture students from across the nation in Kansas City November 6-9, 2014, for networking with agricultural companies and personal and professional development. Don't wait to submit your application!
Welcome from Dean Rousch
August 25, 2014
The new incoming dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences sends a welcome to the College's students at all campuses, offering advice on how to make the most of the semester.
Ag Sc Change of Campus Mentoring Program First Meeting
February 5, 2014
Spring semester was kicked off by the Ag Sc Change of Campus Program.
Ag Sc Change of Campus Mentoring Program Workshop
January 27, 2014
Penn State Learning Center: Get your resources here!
Welcome Back All New and Returning Students
September 9, 2013
• Updates and News • Fall 2013 Campus Visits • Student Clubs and Organizations • Coming soon
The Final Days of Spring Semester
April 19, 2013
A special note from the new Coordinator for Campus Enrollment and Retention in the College of Agricultural Sciences
Scholarship Application Form for 2013/14 is Available
January 24, 2013
The scholarship application form for the 2013/2014 academic year is available until April 30, 2013.
4-H Day with the Lady Lions!
December 3, 2012
Seeking all Ag Sciences students to attend an event to celebrate our youth.
iStudy For Success
November 29, 2012
Looking for some help studying for finals? The iStudy tutorials are designed to advance students' knowledge and skills in areas that can promote overall academic achievement, such as studying, communicating, and career planning.
November 29, 2012
Link UP is an opportunity for first-year, second semester Penn State students considering a campus change to visit University Park and learn more about their intended major and the change-of-campus process. Second year students are also welcome to attend!
PA Farm Show
November 29, 2012
The College of Ag Sciences will be exhibiting at the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country. Visit our exhibit to learn more about our academic programs, network with fellow alums, or catch an extension presentation.
Student Stories: Environmental major removes exotics in Illinois
November 29, 2012
When you're closely involved with something, it's easy to take for granted how good it is. But for junior Veronica Pasi, spending 10 weeks last summer managing invasive species as part of a hands-on internship in Illinois's Glacial Park provided a new appreciation for her Penn State education.