Share

Student News

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.

From left: Darryl Blakey, Matt Wagner, Kara Zolocsik, Kayce Myers, Reuben Hicks, Ben Dreschel, Matt Kelley, Jenny Groff, Toni Smith, Dr. Dan Kniffen, Courtney Love, Sara Lang and Ann Nogan
October 13, 2017

Nine Department of Animal Science students visited Washington, D.C. and discussed current issues in the beef industry with Congressional leaders.

October 10, 2017

Penn State's Department of Animal Science will host an Open House for high school seniors on October 25 and 26.

Penn State's winning dairy judging team, from left: Dylan Dietz, Abigail Jantzi, Emma Brenengen,  Emily Heilinger and Coach Dale Olver. Photo by Agri-Graphics
October 5, 2017

Penn State students placed first overall at the contest held as part of World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI, and were fifth high in reasons.

Painting of Penn State stallions on display in Penn State's Department of Animal Science. From left: Brian Egan, Joe Tylka, Artist Caitlin Walsh, Julianne Tylka, Burt Staniar and Terry Etherton.
September 21, 2017

Senior Caitlin Walsh donates painting of influential stallions; alumnus Joe Tylka and wife Julianne purchase it and gift it back to the Animal Science Department.

Penn State students who won the national ASAS Academic Quadrathlon competition, from left: Amber Gabel Smith, Sarah Shoup, Amy Middleton and Alexa LeCrone.
July 13, 2017

Four undergraduates from Penn State's Block & Bridle and Dairy Science Clubs took first place in the national ASAS competition held at the ASAS national meeting.

Penn State's Dairy Science Club was named the Outstanding Chapter at the American Dairy Science Association Student Affiliate Division annual meeting.
June 29, 2017

For the fifth consecutive year, Penn State's Dairy Science Club was recognized for their outstanding activities, participation and publications.

Students and faculty members who traveled to Switzerland for an intensive study of its agriculture, culture, history and people.
June 13, 2017

Fifteen Penn State students visited Switzerland after studying and analyzing the agricultural sector of the country.

May 30, 2017

2007 grad Rachel Cloninger will work with current and prospective students in Department of Animal Science.

May 19, 2017

Animal Science Professor will be recognized at the ESS Symposium at the University of Minnesota, May 30-June 2.

May 12, 2017

Professor of Dairy Science Jud Heinrichs, Ph.D., will be named to the inaugural JDS Club 100 for authoring over 100 articles for the Journal of Dairy Science in his career.

      Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Blake Ramsey, Kurtis Miller, Katie Hess, Kevin Brubaker and Phillip Clauer
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.