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The Animal Sciences Student News Group, in the ANGEL Course Management System, is for Animal Sciences majors at all Penn State locations. It provides information on curriculum, clubs, internships and part-time jobs, career opportunities, scholarships, a classified section lists textbooks, and housing. To enroll, contact Student Services Staff Assistant Molly Martin.

April 28, 2017

Collegiate Poultry judging team excels at national contest in April, placing second overall among ten teams competing.

April 19, 2017

The annual sale will be held at the Snider Ag Arena, and features a demonstration of the horses, tours of Penn State's horse barn and the auction.

April 11, 2017

Brian A. Egan, instructor of equine science in the Department of Animal Science, was recognized for outstanding advising, mentoring and encouraging students to achieve their best.

From left: Dr. Mills, Olivia Richart, Abbey Allison, Amy Middleton, Kasie Kerr, Alexa LeCrone and Megan McCunn.
April 6, 2017

Club was first in the nation for Chapter Activities, second for its website and third for its scrapbook; Amy Middleton was named Outstanding Junior.

From left: Matthew Leise, Chase Cashell, Toni Smith (front), Reuben Hicks, Alton Rudgers and Josh Brubaker.
April 6, 2017

Six Animal Science students competed in the Dairy Challenge and the Dairy Challenge Academy in Visalia, CA.

March 9, 2017

This year's "Little I" will feature special recognition of champion and reserve showmen, show managers, judging teams and others who have contributed to its success.

Members of the Penn State Poultry Science Club being recognized as first in the nation.
February 8, 2017

Club places first for third year in a row; also first in scrapbook competition. Matthew Hackenberg was second in Student of the Year contest.

P S Playmate 971 507, Top Seller at Sale
December 15, 2016

The 12 Days 'Til Christmas Sale grossed $62,350 on 15 live lots and three embryo lots.

Selling as Lot 1, P S Burgess 309 509
November 29, 2016

Sale will be held Tuesday, December 13; open house to view cattle is Sunday, December 11.

Students attending the 2016 Northeast Dairy Challenge held in Glens Falls, NY, November 3-5, 2016.
November 17, 2016

Joining teams from eleven northeastern U.S. colleges and two Canadian universities, five Penn State animal science majors competed at SUNY Cobleskill.

National First Place Poultry Judging Team.  Seated, from left: Blake Ramsey, Logan Karchner and Matt Hackenberg; Standing, from left: Alyssa Kaupus and Phillip Clauer, coach.
November 14, 2016

For the second year in a row, Penn State's poultry judging team topped the national poultry judging contest, with ten universities participating.

August 22, 2016

Teri Antilley, Ph.D., will be Senior Instructor of Equine Science and Equine Extension Specialist

Dairy Challenge and Dairy Academy students are, from left: Amber Gabel, Denille Pingrey, Jaylene Lesher, Alton Rudgers, Chase Cashell, Carli Carolei, Matthew Leise.
April 21, 2016

Seven Department of Animal Science students participated in the three-day North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge and Dairy Academy at Syracuse, NY.

Poultry Science Club representatives at the Ag Ball, from left: Gabby Winger, Lauren Foisy, Colleen Andrews, Ali Ferver and Joshua Cassar.
April 20, 2016

Ag Student Council recognized outstanding performances by students and clubs throughout the College of Agricultural Sciences.

March 28, 2016

Hattie Henderson, New Florence, Westmoreland County, is recognized by Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives search.

March 2, 2016

Elizabeth Palmer learned a lot about livestock and cattle through her internship with the United States Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center, Nebraska.

Joshua Cassar, left, is congratulated by Jim Perdue, chairman of Perdue Farms, after receiving the national Student of the Year award at the 2016 International Poultry and Processing Exposition in Atlanta.
February 26, 2016

Josh Cassar, Lansdale, filled his undergraduate years at Penn State with activities, leading to a career in the poultry industry.

Poultry Science Club members accepting their national recognition.
February 5, 2016

For the second straight year, Penn State's Poultry Science Club was recognized as National Club of the Year. Senior Josh Cassar was named National Member of the Year.

Quiz Bowl team members, from left: Michelle Hartzell, Elizabeth Palmer, National Cattlement's Foundation Representative Linda Davidson, Jana Peters, Amber Gabel and Jaylene Lesher.
February 4, 2016

Team competed as representatives of the Eastern Region at the 2016 National Quiz Bowl held as part of the Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association Trade Show.

National First Place Poultry Judging Team.  Seated, from left: Nathan Graybeal, Benjamin Luksic and Camille Lewandowski; Standing, from left: Josh Cassar and Phillip Clauer.
November 9, 2015

The team scored impressively, besting eight other universities; placed first in Breed Selection & Carcass Quality, and Egg Production & Quality.