Parents & Families Weekend - Call for Participants

Posted: September 1, 2016

The Office for Undergraduate Education will be hosting the College of Agricultural Sciences Open House on Saturday, October 15th from 11 am - 1pm. We welcome your participation in this event.

The Penn State Parents & Families Weekend will be held Friday, October 14th through Sunday, October 16th and provides an opportunity for engagement in activities across the University. The College of Agricultural Science will be holding an Open House on Saturday, October 15th from 11 am - 1 pm in the ASI lobby.

The Office of Undergraduate Education welcomes your involvement in talking with students and their families to showcase the variety of opportunities in the College of Agricultural Sciences. Over the past years, this event has included the following activities: wildlife displays, corsages, henna tattoos, museum pieces, club representation, and demonstrations by the Woodsmen Team. This would be a great event for showcasing activities/projects from your courses, clubs, organizations, and competitive teams. There is always an interest in research activities; poster presentations can be displayed and brief research talks can be included in the event. The Open House attracts visitors from outside of the college - be creative as this can be an exciting learning and discovery event for attendees!

TO PARTICIPATE: Please contact Dr. Alyssa Bumbaugh ( by Wednesday, September 28th and indicate the name of the organization/group/presenter, a contact email and phone number, and any space needs (table for display, power, outside area for demonstration, etc.).

Submitted by Alyssa Bumbaugh (