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Hoofprints Newsletter June 2008

We are committed to embracing change in a way that builds on the excellence that we represent. Our mindset is that we must not stand still but, rather, work hard to get better. In my opinion, we have been very successful! This reflects the enthusiasm and hard work of faculty, staff and students in the Department. I offer my congratulations to them!

Accomplishments of Students for the Responsible Use of Animals (SRUA), CHAPS, The Dairy Science Club, and Block and Bridle

Distinguished Alumni; College, and University Awards

Karen Racicot, Ph.D. candidate advised by Troy Ott, has been named to the Academic Standards Committee of the College.

Tony Dobrosky, former extension educator, passed away in April.

35th Annual Performance Tested Bull Sale; New Beef Marketing Program; North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge (NAIDC)

The Penn State Livestock Judging Team competed in the National Western Stock Show Judging Contests in Denver, Colorado.

Alex Hristov, Francisco Diaz, Joy L. Pate have joined the department. Sandy Gunsallus, staff assistant, has retired.

The second annual football tailgate is scheduled for November 15, 2008.

Spring Stockmen’s Club Dinner Dance and Stockmen’s Club Memorial Award for Freshmen Students