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AgSci Student News

Student News from the Office for Undergraduate Education.
September 20, 2018

Agribusiness management students are headed to Pittsburgh for a hands-on case study in innovation in the landscaping design and build industry.

September 20, 2018

American Agri-Women is revitalizing the PA Chapter. We are look for women who have an interest in agriculture who desire to have their voice heard.

September 20, 2018

#TeachAgBelize is looking for participants from any major to be a part of the 2019 Spring Break Trip. Applications are due November 16th.

September 20, 2018

We will be reading - US In Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos by Lulu Delacre

September 20, 2018

The summit will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, November 4-6, 2019. Application deadline January 10, 2019.

September 20, 2018

State College Crop Mobs is a cooperative organization that works to connect community members and students to local farmers. Tasks include helping on select weekends on farms in exchange for a farm to table meal. These opportunities are open to students as well as local residents.

September 20, 2018

Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority is selling Ag-themed Koozies for $5 each for a fall fundraiser.

September 18, 2018

Immerse yourself in the indigenous communities of the Great Lakes in CED 400 and the Maymester travel component CED 401.

September 18, 2018

If it is, your student organization could earn an extra $250, $500, or $1,000!

September 18, 2018

Sigma Alpha will be accepting nominations for their annual Men of Ag calendar NOW until October 5th!

September 18, 2018

The Office of Physical Plant and The Arboretum at Penn State are offering paid ($10.50/hour) internships for Penn State students interested in career paths in horticulture, arboriculture, and nursery production. These are full-time (40 hour/week) positions with a 14-week term from May 6 – August 9, 2019. All internships include an educational component featuring both on-campus sessions and off-site field trips.

September 14, 2018

Fall Career Days workshops-open to all campuses. No pre-registration required!

September 13, 2018

Wednesday, October 17th - 6-8:30pm - HUB-Robeson Center. Poster and Presentation Proposals due by Wednesday, September 26th.

September 13, 2018

Meet young entrepreneurs, get career prep advice and learn about the Ag Springboard student business pitch contest - with a $7,500 grand prize - at upcoming Ag Springboard open houses!

September 13, 2018

Parents and Families Weekend will be held October 19-21 on the University Park Campus. The College of Agricultural Sciences will be holding an Open House on Friday, October 19th from 2-4 pm.

September 13, 2018

Each semester, a series of free, drop-in Life Hacks workshops are provided to help students address needs and concerns that may be impacting academic progress or personal wellbeing. All sessions are open to all Penn State students and no appointment is necessary.

September 13, 2018

Are you the first in your family to attend college? You are invited to join the First-Generation College Student Support Group. Meetings are every Monday: 4:30 - 6 pm in 321 HUB.

September 13, 2018

A new student organization, the Society of Industrial Biotechnology will hold its very first meeting on Monday, September 17, from 6-7 pm in 228 Sackett Building on the University Park campus.

September 13, 2018

Are you planning to study abroad? Do you have a Pell Grant as part of your financial aid package? Check to see if you qualify for the Gilman Scholarship which awards funds toward your study abroad costs.

September 12, 2018

The purpose of this award shall be to honor and recognize a full-time instructor who is an outstanding teacher contributing significantly to undergraduate education in the College of Agricultural Sciences.