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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.

June 25, 2014

Department of Animal Science Instructor Nancy Dreschel received the Community of Teaching Excellence Award at the June graduation events.

Penn State students pause for a photo at Keeneland Racetrack in Kentucky.
June 10, 2014

Penn State Equine Research Team students traveled to Kentucky for the fourth annual symposium, sharing information on research projects with students from the University of Kentucky and the Ohio State University.

From left: Cecilyann Klink, Dr. Jonathan Campbell, Katie Harvison, Jena Sigel, Hannah Grim, Kelley Jay and Steven Bookbinder.
April 25, 2014

The first meat judging team in four years competed strongly at the regional contest hosted by the Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky.

Penn State's attendees at the National Block and Bridle Convention
April 23, 2014

The Club placed second in chapter activities at the 94th National Block and Bridle Convention hosted by the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Members of the Penn State Livestock Judging team, seated, from left: Chelsea Moore, Mallory Perchinski, Nick Britt, Sarah Nafziger and Nathan Graybeal. Coach Ben Williamson is standing.
April 23, 2014

The team participated in the All East Livestock Evaluation and Judging Contest at Purdue University.

  Photo Caption: Judging team, left to right: Coach Phillip J. Clauer, Jessiah Ramsey, Hannah Misner, Sarabeth Royer and Isaac Haagen.
April 22, 2014

Department of Animal Science students placed second overall at the 67th National Poultry Judging Contest at Louisiana State University.

April 21, 2014

Penn State's Collegiate Cattlewomen and Block and Bridle Clubs joined to promote the importance of animal products in the diet.

Penn State students at the Caen Racecourse in Caen, France.
April 11, 2014

Seventeen undergraduates traveled to France for an insider's view of the thriving equine industry.

The Penn State Dairy Challenge team, from left, front row: Jennifer Royer and Kristin Bigelow; back row, from left: Coach Dr. Gabriela Varga, Colton Hoffman and Ariel Taxdal.
April 9, 2014

Penn State's Dairy Challenge team representing the Department of Animal Science earned a first place award at the contest held in Fort Wayne, IN.

Front Row, from left - Mikayla Fulper, Co-Chair Emily Shaw and Chair Rebecca Shaw; Back row - PA Alternate Dairy Princess Danielle Varner, Sarabeth Royer, Amy Kraus, Andy Calderwood, Luke Trice and Lindsay Royer.
April 9, 2014

Penn State Dairy Science Club hosts OsteoChallenge with 45 runners and walkers participating to raise funds.

President Rodney Erickson presents the Atherton award to Dale Olver.
March 31, 2014

Department of Animal Science's Dale Olver has been recognized for his outstanding work with students, encouraging and teaching.

At the Reichstag, from left: Corissa Steimling, Taylor Young, Deanna Miller, Lindsay Royer, Stephen Linde, Hannah Misner, Joshua Cassar, Jillian Koren, Dylan Lape, Jessiah Ramsey, Isaac Haagen, Heather Stutzman, Amy Mayer and Sarabeth Royer.
March 31, 2014

Students gained a better understanding of the thriving Germany poultry industry in visits to the University of Vechta, broiler and layer farms, research facilities and businesses that support the industry.

Members of Penn State’s Poultry Club at the IPPE in Atlanta. The club placed second in the nation for their activities and involvement.
February 20, 2014

The Poultry Science Club received multiple recognitions, and three members were honored for their outstanding achievements at the USPOULTRY College Student Career Program.

Team members from left: Sarah Nafziger, Dylan Martin, Clarissa Barton, Nicholas Britt, and Kara Riccioni. Team members not present in the photo are Mallory Perchinski and Olivia Rush.
January 28, 2014

PSU judging team competes in the collegiate judging contest at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

Block and Bridle students assisting at the Pennsylvania Livestock Association food booth at the Farm Show. From left: Mallory Perchinski, White Deer; Alyssa Sheppard, New Derry; and Danielle Sheppard, New Derry, Block and Bridle alum.
January 28, 2014

The Block and Bridle Club begins 2014 by helping the Pennsylvania Livestock Association and preparing for the Little International Expo.

October 17, 2013

Block and Bridle Club welcomes new members; will host Calf Sale on October 19.

September 25, 2013

The Open House will be held October 23-24 at the University Park Campus and will enable prospective students to attend a class, tour the campus and learn to know faculty and students.

Twenty students and eight faculty from Penn State University's Department of Animal Science visited three farming operations in south central Pennsylvania to learn more about the diversity of Pennsylvania agriculture.
September 10, 2013

Twenty students and eight faculty in the Department of Animal Science were part of the 2013 student industry tour to see first hand several successful agricultural enterprises.

The Penn State Dairy Science Club
July 25, 2013

The Club won outstanding chapter, was first in club website and second in yearbook. Seven members participated in the national meeting.