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May 28, 2013

On May 24, Rama Radhakrishna, Professor of Agricultural Extension Education, was elected, along with three others, as a Senior Fellow of the American Association for Agricultural Education at the AAAE Conference held in Columbus.

College of Ag Science Greeks with Don and Rose Sproat
May 28, 2013

The College of Agricultural Sciences’ Greek organizations raised more than $900 as part of their annual philanthropy activities and gave the funds to Rose Sproat, a dairy farmer in southwestern Pennsylvania.

May 15, 2013

Dara Bloom (PhD candidate R Soc) received the 2013 Olaf Larson Graduate Student Paper Award from the Rural Sociological Society. Bloom's winning paper is titled “Standards for Development: Food Safety and Sustainability in Walmart's Honduran Supply Chains,” one part of her PhD research in Rural Sociology.

April 30, 2013

“Growing Health: A Vision for U.S. Food and Agriculture Policy,” sponsored by the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology and Education, and by the College of Agricultural Sciences, was presented by David Wallinga, April 19, 2013.

April 30, 2013

CED major, honors student named College of Ag outstanding senior

April 29, 2013

Recipient of the 2013 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teacher Fellow Award

April 8, 2013

Joined the former Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology at the Pennsylvania State College in 1950.

March 6, 2013

Dr. Donald Epp, June 23, 1939 - March 4, 2013

February 22, 2013

will travel to Costa Rica in May and June 2013.

January 17, 2013

The Teach Ag Champion award is designed to highlight individuals who have displayed tremendous dedication and commitment to spreading the Teach Ag message and are working hard to ensure a quality supply of agriculture teachers across this country.

Dr. Milton C. Hallberg
December 3, 2012

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of a dear friend and colleague. Dr. Milton Hallberg, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Economics passed away November 15, 2012. Services were held on November 30, 2012 at Koch Funeral Home in State College, Pa.

November 20, 2012

Mark Brennan was formally recognized by his peers for his belief and support of excellence in teaching and the College's educational efforts and awarded the 2012 Community of Teaching Excellence Award. The award reflects Mark's commitment to the students and teaching programs within the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education as well as throughout the College of Agricultural Sciences.