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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.

Members of PSERT stand on a horse scale at the University of Florida's large animal hospital.
May 18, 2018

PSERT members learned more about the Florida equine industry and made presentations at an undergraduate research symposium at the University of Florida.

Collegiate Poultry Judging Team, from left: Heather Menges, Katie Sondericker, Coach Phillip J. Clauer, Amanda Kulp and Hannah Sciubba.
May 14, 2018

The team placed third in the Market Product Division and were tied for third in Breed Selection Division.

Penn State students at Dairy Challenge: From left, Lisa Holden, coach; Ian Miller, academy member; Greg Kowalewski, Alexis Ream, Emma Brenengen, Mike Barton, Jr., team members; Zane Itle, academy member; Virginia Ishler, coach.
April 21, 2018

Four students were part of the Dairy Challenge and two students participated in the Dairy Challenge Academy, which took place in Visalia, CA.

Visitors to Cargill, from left, Corey Ervay, Heather Layton, Chad Showers, Burt Staniar, Darian Coleman, Rebekah Sheridan, Sarah Haunstein, Brittany Miller, Hannah Taylor, Melissa Cluck, Sarah Rassler, and Rachel Higgins.
April 17, 2018

Students in the equine nutrition course learned about equine products and career opportunities.

From left: Shelby Dean, New Castle; Dr. Kniffen; and Chandlar Kern, Cassville.
March 14, 2018

Club was first in the nation for Chapter Year Book and Club Scrap Book; Amy Middleton was named outstanding senior in the nation.

Students are integral to the success of the horse auction.
March 12, 2018

The Department of Animal Science's annual quarter horse sale will be held Saturday, April 28, at the Snider Agricultural Arena, University Park.

The Poultry Science Club in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences attended the International Poultry Exposition in Atlanta, Georgia. Members are shown with Penn State graduates and Ceva Animal Health representatives.
March 5, 2018

The Club won Scrapbook of the Year, making it 21 times first place in 23 years. The Club was also third in the Club of the Year competition.

Lot 1 in the Penn State Online Beef Production Sale is P S Playmate 749 225.
December 4, 2017

"Belles of Christmas" online auction will take place on December 12, highlighting the outstanding beef genetics in the Department of Animal Science's Angus beef program.

Photo Caption: From left: Kevin Brubaker, Katie Hess, Phillip Clauer, Kurtis Miller, and Denver Greenawalt.
November 22, 2017

Department of Animal Science students excel in Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest held at the Center of Excellence for Poultry Science, University of Arkansas.

Surrounding "Irish," from left, are Dr. Terry Etherton, Head of the Department of Animal Science, Craig and Becky Bailey and Brian Egan, Horse Farm Coordinator.
November 7, 2017

Becky and Craig Bailey donate Red White N Good, an elite Quarter Horse stallion, to the Department of Animal Science's equine breeding program.

Penn State students who participated in the Northeast Dairy Challenge are: Seated - Sam Minor, left, and Ian Miller; Standing, from left - Zane Itle, Josh Grigg, Greg Kowalewski and Josh Brubaker.
November 6, 2017

Six students joined 119 students in innovative, three-day educational competition, working in mixed-university teams.

October 26, 2017

Lorenzoni, D.V.M., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Poultry Science and Avian Health; will provide leadership in avian health extension programs.

Speakers at the Targeting Excellence event include: Front row -Butch Clemens and Alisha Sweitzer; Back row, from left - Steve Clemens; Aaron Ott, Tom Pastor, Bob Mikesell, Tom Clemens and Chris Hostetter
October 24, 2017

Clay shooting event brings together agricultural students and industry leaders to network and raise funds for scholarships

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.