AEE Undergrad major Allison Hoover featured in BusinessInsider.com profile
February 25, 2014
Allison Hoover, AEE undergrad student, travels the world learning about and teaching agricultural education.
Penn State students featured as 'incredibly impressive' undergraduates
February 20, 2014
In the classroom and laboratory, performing on the field — or in it, doing world-class research and altruistic service around the globe — these Penn State students represent just a small fraction of what is "incredibly impressive" about our University.
Katie Tavenner recipient of 2014 Graduate Fellowship from U.S. Borlaug Global Food Security Program
February 19, 2014
Katie Tavenner, PhD student in Rural Sociology and Women's Studies, is one of two College of Agricultural Sciences recipients of a 2014 Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Borlaug Global Food Security Program. Congratulations, Katie!
Self-employment growth does not bank on access to capital
February 19, 2014
An entrepreneurial climate is more important than access to financing and banks in encouraging self-employment growth, according to rural economists. "Because people who get laid off may end up working for themselves, self-employment can be a good news, bad news situation," said Stephan Goetz, professor of agricultural and regional economics, and director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. "However, the self-employed do tend to support other nearby businesses and that can lead to employment growth and income growth across the county."
AESE faculty, staff, and CED students receive 'Reinvention Fund' award
February 18, 2014
In early February, a group of AESE faculty and staff and CED students were part of a Penn State group receiving a Penn State Sustainability Institute ‘Reinvention Fund’ award.