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2018

Robots on the Landscape?
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.
American Agri-Women PA Chapter
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.
#TeachAgBelize
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.
Ag Sciences Diversity Book Club
September 20, 2018
We will be reading - US In Progress: Short Stories About Young Latinos by Lulu Delacre
2019 Youth Ag Summit
September 20, 2018
The summit will take place in Brasilia, Brazil, November 4-6, 2019. Application deadline January 10, 2019.
State College Crop Mobs Volunteering Opportunities
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.
Ag Themed Koozies!
September 20, 2018
Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority is selling Ag-themed Koozies for $5 each for a fall fundraiser.
CED Courses that Explore Native American Ways of Knowing
September 18, 2018
Immerse yourself in the indigenous communities of the Great Lakes in CED 400 and the Maymester travel component CED 401.
Is #GivingTuesday 2018 on Your Group's Calendar?
September 18, 2018
If it is, your student organization could earn an extra $250, $500, or $1,000!
Sigma Alpha's Men of Ag Calendar Nominations
September 18, 2018
Sigma Alpha will be accepting nominations for their annual Men of Ag calendar NOW until October 5th!
2019 Internships Application Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018
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.
Bank of America Career Services Center - Fall Career Days Events
September 14, 2018
Fall Career Days workshops-open to all campuses. No pre-registration required!
Student Engagement Expo
September 13, 2018
Wednesday, October 17th - 6-8:30pm - HUB-Robeson Center. Poster and Presentation Proposals due by Wednesday, September 26th.
Meet Young Entrepreneurs and Get Career Prep Tips at Ag Springboard Open Houses
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!
Parents & Families Weekend - Open House October 19th
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.
Life Hacks with CAPS
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.
I'm First! First-Generation College Support Group
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.
Join us for the First Meeting of the Society for Industrial Biotechnology
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.
Gilman Scholarship for Study Abroad
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.
Nominations sought for the Paul R. and Joan M. Shellenberger Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
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.
Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
September 12, 2018
SACNAS Chapter at Penn State is an organization for undergraduate and graduate students.
Sigma Alpha's Men of Ag Calendar Nominations
September 12, 2018
Sigma Alpha will be accepting nominations for their annual Men of Ag calendar NOW until October 5th!
Ignite Retreat Registration Deadline September 14
September 7, 2018
Looking to connect with other students passionate about creating positive change in the world? Ignite Retreat is for you!
#TeachAgBelize
September 7, 2018
#TeachAgBelize is looking for participants from any major to be a part of the 2019 Spring Break Trip.
Bold Foods Founders Tell Their Story Sept. 18
September 7, 2018
Weslie Khoo and Haoshu Zhang's served pasta made with cricket flour to Ag Springboard judges in 2017 to win the $7,500 grand prize. This summer their cricket pasta made a splash in the Big Apple. Khoo will talk about his journey Tuesday, September 18, 6-7:30 pm, 6 Armsby Building.
Spring 2019 ERM 499 Costa Rica Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Spring Break Study Abroad Information Session
September 6, 2018
Information session on the itinerary and cost for the spring 2019 ERM 499 Costa Rica Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Spring Break Study Abroad course.
Student Input Opportunity for Website Redesign
August 31, 2018
Help us, help you! We are undergoing a redesign of the College of Ag Sciences website to improve usability and update its look and feel.
Get Ready for Ag Springboard 2019
August 30, 2018
Compete in Ag Springboard 2019 to get a head start on your career! Ag Springboard Open Houses September 18, October 22, and November 13.
Take a Professor or Adviser to Lunch
August 28, 2018
New this fall - an opportunity to connect with your professor or adviser outside the classroom.
Sigma Alpha Fall Recruitment
August 28, 2018
Fall Sorority Recruitment is just around the corner and Sigma Alpha wants you to GO GREEK!
Sustainability Showcase Series
August 24, 2018
Fridays,12-1:30 PM, HUB Robeson Center
LEAD Society Fall Picnic
August 23, 2018
LEAD Society will be hosting a Welcome Back Picnic on Thursday, August 30th at 6 pm. All are welcome to join for food, lawn games, and fun!
Get Ready for YOUR Bright Future — Get Involved with Entrepreneurship & Innovation
August 23, 2018
Discover how the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program can help you prepare for future career success. Look for the E&I orange table at the Agricultural Sciences Involvement Fair August 29th.
Passion for Agriculture
August 23, 2018
If you have a passion for agriculture and becoming part of a family of like-minded individuals, Delta Theta Sigma, a social professional agricultural fraternity, is accepting new members this semester.
2018-2019 Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge
August 22, 2018
Are you a member of the class of 2021? If so, consider applying for the Land O'Lakes Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security program.
Do You Live #HealthyPSU?
August 22, 2018
Become an ambassador for Healthy Penn State!
Dress for Success - The Professional Attire Closet Opens August 29th!
August 22, 2018
A great suit can be a professional game changer. Be confident in your look and find a suit to wear at the Professional Attire Closet.
Application Deadline for Agriculture Future of America 2018 AFA Leaders Conference is Quickly Approaching!
August 22, 2018
Agriculture Future of America brings together approximately 800 students from across the country for AFA Leaders Conference held November 1st - 4th in Kansas City, MO.
Education Abroad “Advising on the Fly”
August 22, 2018
Have you seen the airplane seats on campus? Come visit the “Advising on the Fly” crew during the Ag Involvement Fair!
Spring Semester Abroad Final Application Deadline - September 15
August 22, 2018
It isn’t too late to do your Spring 2019 semester abroad. The final Spring deadline is September 15 for open programs.
Study Abroad Scholarships - September 30 Deadline
August 22, 2018
Studying abroad on a short term embedded course this fall or winter break? Doing a semester abroad program this spring? Apply for the College's Study Abroad Awards to help with your costs.
2018 Internship Award
August 21, 2018
The College of Agricultural Sciences Alumni Society annually offers awards to undergraduate students who have participated in a credit or non-credit internship.
LEAD Society Welcomes New and Returning Members
August 21, 2018
Are you a student in the College of Agricultural Sciences or someone who is passionate about the agricultural industry? Are you interested in being part of a student organization that focuses on professional development, service, and advocacy, all from an agricultural perspective? Were you an FFA or 4-H member in high school? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider becoming a member of LEAD Society!
Student Engagement Network Grants Available
August 20, 2018
Application deadline Friday, August 31, 2018.
Fall 2018 Schedule Adjustment
August 16, 2018
The Fall 2018 drop/add period begins on August 20. Students can drop full semester courses through 11:59 p.m. on August 25th and add full semester courses through 11:59 p.m. on August 26th.
Ag Sciences Involvement Fair – Wednesday, August 29 - 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
August 16, 2018
The annual student Involvement Fair will take place August 29th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on the lawn by the Creamery.
Penn State Learning is Offering Study Smarter Workshops
August 16, 2018
Would you like to learn how to make the most out of your study time? Would you like to find new strategies to help you study more effectively?
Starfish for Student Success
August 16, 2018
Starfish provides students with a central location to connect to the people and services that can help you engage with your education.
Penn State Learning - Fall 2018 Opportunities
August 16, 2018
Penn State Learning offers tutoring, peer-led Guided Study Groups, study spaces, and teamwork areas to support undergraduate student learning.
Sigma Alpha's Men of Ag Calendar Nominations
August 16, 2018
Sigma Alpha is now accepting nominations for their annual Men of Agriculture calendar!
Meet the Dean & Get Acquainted
August 13, 2018
Greetings to all new undergraduate students in the College of Agricultural Sciences at University Park! You are cordially invited to join a group of fellow “new students” and meet with me – Dr. Tracy Hoover, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education – in a welcome and get acquainted session.
Sigma Alpha Fall Recruitment
August 1, 2018
Interested in joining Sigma Alpha Sorority this fall? Fall Rush is right around the corner!
Ag Sciences Career Day Resume Blitz
July 27, 2018
Come prepare for game day at our drop-in Resume Blitz!
Connect with Career Services Open House
July 27, 2018
Connect with Career Services Open House on Tuesday, August 28, 2018, Bank of America Career Services Building, University Park.
AgCareers.com Virtual Career Fair
July 27, 2018
You're invited to attend a virtual career fair on September 6, 2018.
Spring Semester Abroad - Final Deadline September 15
July 18, 2018
It is not too late to apply for a semester abroad program for Spring 2019 - final deadline for open programs is September 15.
Meet Alums from Merck!
July 9, 2018
Introduction to research at big biotech pharma.
Summer 2018 Commencement
July 2, 2018
The College of Agricultural Sciences Summer 2018 commencement ceremony will be at the Bryce Jordan Center on Saturday, August 11th at 10:30 a.m.
Sigma Alpha Recruitment
June 26, 2018
Fall Sorority Recruitment is just around the corner! Sigma Alpha is a Professional Agricultural Sorority that serves not only as a connection network with future employers and Penn State Alumni, but it's a way to get involved inside and outside of the College of Ag. Sciences, expand your resume, and meet new people that may turn into lifelong friends.
PMA Immersion Academy
June 19, 2018
The fresh produce and floral industry is exciting, growing — and hiring! Learn more by attending the Produce Marketing Association’s Immersion Academy.
Ag Sciences Involvement Fair
June 19, 2018
Don't sit on the sidelines - come to the Involvement Fair!
Ag Student Council Food Stand Sign Up
June 18, 2018
Make plans now to attend Penn State Ag Progress Days and volunteer at the Ag Student Council food stand.
Agriculture Future of America is Accepting Applications for the 2018 AFA Leaders Conference!
June 18, 2018
Agriculture Future of America (AFA) brings together approximately 800 students from across the country for AFA Leaders Conference held November 1-4, 2018, in Kansas City, MO.
Summer Ag Hour
June 18, 2018
It’s time to get to know the College of Ag Sciences, while acquiring tools for academic success.
Internship Opportunity with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
May 14, 2018
The National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) is seeking interns.
Summer Leadership Conference - Call for Proposals
May 10, 2018
Proposal deadline June 1, 2018, for the 54th Annual Penn State University Summer Leadership Conference.
ASTA and NAPB Launch 2nd Annual "Better Seed, Better Life" Student Video Contest
May 9, 2018
Submit a video before August 31, 2018 for a chance to win a cash prize.
New Course: AEE 297: Exploring Urban Intersections of Agriculture and Education
May 1, 2018
Deadline to register is Friday, May 11, 2018.
New Student Orientation Assistant Positions Available
April 27, 2018
The College of Agricultural Sciences Advising Center is seeking student assistants to work during the 2018 New Student Orientation at the University Park campus. Multiple vacancies are available and applicants should be available to work weekdays beginning the week of May 14 through the week of July 16, 2018.
The Department of Plant Pathology is seeking a student or non-student to fill wage payroll part-time position
April 26, 2018
Assist field potato research at Penn State Agricultural Research Station in Rock Springs from May to December 2018.
Penn State Animal Science Students compete at North American Dairy Challenge
April 24, 2018
Four Penn State students competed as a team in the North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge in Visalia, California along with students from 37 other universities across North American. In addition, two students participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy which operated simultaneously with the contest.
WE ARE. . . Seeking Self-Nominations
April 19, 2018
A great resume building opportunity is available for student scholarship or award recipients.
Oceans of Fun offers Internship and Volunteer Opportunities
April 19, 2018
Oceans of Fun is a marine mammal facility dedicated to the field of marine mammal science and education.
Landscape Internship in Newbury, NH
April 19, 2018
May through August 2018, (12 week) full-time paid internship deadline to apply May 7, 2018.
Spring 2019 Semester Abroad - Initial Deadline May 1st!
April 18, 2018
Thinking about studying abroad next Spring semester? Apply by May 1 for access to all PSU approved programs.
Ag Scholarships - Last Chance to Apply!
April 17, 2018
The deadline to apply for scholarships offered in the College is April 30th.
Agroecology Internship for Fall 2018
April 13, 2018
Fall 2018 opportunity for a paid internship in the weed ecology lab.
Seminar-Science and Technology: Combating Fear and Misinformation with Discovery and Wonder
April 12, 2018
Penn State Ag Council is hosting Vance Crowe from Monsanto on April 25, 2018.
2019 Spring Semester Abroad Deadline Approaching
April 12, 2018
The first decision deadline for spring 2019 semester abroad is May 1, 2018.
Sustainable Ag Course with travel to Cambodia - Apply Now
April 12, 2018
HORT 497A & B - Sustainable Agriculture: Cambodia - U. S. Comparative Case Study. Meeting Fall 2018 semester, traveling over Winter Break 2018/2019.
Inaugural Ag Safety Expo
April 10, 2018
The College of Agricultural Sciences and Penn State Extension Farm Safety are jointly hosting Agricultural Safety Expo at the Snider Ag Arena. The event will feature farm safety, rescue demonstrations and displays with opportunity for hands-on participation.
Windybush Hay Farms, LLC Seeks Applicants
April 6, 2018
Windybush Hay Farms, LLC seeks full-time or seasonal part-time position on diversified hay and crop farm in Bucks County, PA.
Nominate an Outstanding Faculty Member
April 5, 2018
The Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence wants you to nominate an Outstanding Faculty Member.
College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Contest
April 5, 2018
Seniors graduating in May, August, or December 2018 are invited to apply for the College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Award by Tuesday, April 17 at noon. The winner will be honored at the Ag Alumni Society's graduation luncheon in May.
Agriculture Future of America Leaders Conference Application is Now Open!
April 5, 2018
Agriculture Future of America brings together approximately 800 students from across the country for AFA Leader’s Conference to be held November 1-4 in Kansas City, MO.
Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
April 5, 2018
The Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is an annual sporting clay competition coordinated by the active members of Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity. The fundraiser directly supports two scholarship opportunities offered through Penn State University.
Study Abroad Programs Information Session
April 5, 2018
Come find out about different study abroad options at Penn State through the College of Agricultural Sciences.
Willard Agri-Service Intern Program
April 4, 2018
Willard Agri-Service represents a family of businesses that center around agriculture services, supplies and products.
New Zealand Study Abroad Information Session
April 4, 2018
Information session on winter break embedded course to New Zealand.
Summer Soils Research Assistants Needed
April 4, 2018
The Kaye Biogeochemistry lab group is looking for research assistants for this summer. The field work will take place at the Rock Springs Agronomy Farm, and possibly farms in the area and other sites in PA.
Summer Camp Employment Opportunities
April 4, 2018
Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority offers Summer Day Camp positions for 2018.
Connect with Agricultural Employers from Your Home
April 4, 2018
Women in Ag - Virtual Career Fair - April 24, 2018.
Coaly Society Accepting Applications Now!
April 2, 2018
The Penn State Coaly Society is an honorary society for students who exemplify leadership excellence in extracurricular activities within the College of Agricultural Sciences. Coaly Society activities include conducting the Guldin Speaking Contest and selecting our college’s Outstanding Senior.
Katherine Mabis McKenna Scholarship Available
April 2, 2018
$2,000 scholarship awarded annually by the Greensburg Garden Center, Greensburg, PA. Application deadline May 31, 2018.
Conscious College Road Tour - BioRenewable Systems Club - April 10, 2018
April 2, 2018
The Conscious College Road Tour is a cross country journey lead by Turning Green that visits sixteen college campuses across the United States. This tour informs students on a variety of sustainability themes, empowers them to create tangible change on their campuses, and mobilizes them around a student-led sustainability project on campus.
Service-Learning with PA Farmworkers
April 2, 2018
CED 497 is a 2 credit fall course which gives you the opportunity to learn first-hand about immigration and labor issues in agriculture through service-learning with dairy farmworkers.
How will you spend your summer? We want to know!
March 29, 2018
Carrie T. Watson Garden Club Scholarship
March 29, 2018
Club offers minimum $500 scholarship to students of horticulture, landscape architecture or related fields.
Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser
March 29, 2018
The Ethan J. Wolfe Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser is an annual sporting clay competition coordinated by the active members of Delta Theta Sigma Fraternity. The fundraiser directly supports two scholarship opportunities offered through Penn State University.
College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Contest
March 29, 2018
Seniors graduating in May, August, or December 2018 are invited to apply for the College of Agricultural Sciences Outstanding Senior Award by Tuesday, April 17 at noon. The winner will be honored at the Ag Alumni Society's graduation luncheon in May.