Business, Education, and Community Interest Area Visit for Prospective Students

When March 11, 2024, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where University Park, PA

Food and Health Interest Area Visit for Prospective Students

When March 15, 2024, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Where University Park, PA

Business, Education, and Community Interest Area Visit for Prospective Students

When April 1, 2024, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where University Park, PA

Food and Health Interest Area Visit for Prospective Students

When April 19, 2024, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where University Park, PA

Pennsylvania Association for Food Protection 2024 Conference

When May 1, 2024 7:30 AM to May 2, 2024 12:00 PM
Where The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, State College, PA

This two-day program for sanitarians, lab managers, plant managers, food transportation, small processors, and regulatory personnel will cover engaging topics for all involved in getting food products safely from farm to table.

Principles of Sensory Evaluation

When May 14, 2024 9:00 AM to May 16, 2024 12:30 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

This 2.5 day workshop addresses the basic principles of sensory science from discrimination and acceptance testing to good laboratory procedures to the theoretical underpinnings for these practices.

Food Microbiology Short Course

When May 21, 2024 7:00 AM to May 23, 2024 2:30 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

The Food Microbiology Short course provides insight into the most recent developments of food-borne pathogens, toxins, and contaminants that may occur in a food plant environment.

Fundamentals of Food Science Short Course

When June 25, 2024 7:30 AM to June 28, 2024 1:30 PM
Where Erickson Food Science Building

The Penn State Department of Food Science faculty teach the core concepts of Food Science in context of real-world food examples in this 4 day short course. It is designed for technical personnel from other disciplines (chemistry, biology, engineering) and nontechnical personnel who have little or no experience in the food industry. You will learn vocabulary associated with food science and manufacturing, and learn the core principles of food chemistry, engineering, microbiology, nutrition, sensory science, and packaging taught in the context of real-world food examples.