Kelly Fager – CFAES Outstanding Senior

Kelly Fager, of Wauseon, Ohio was selected as one of 20 nominees to win the Outstanding Seniors Award from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. Also known as Top 20 Seniors, this award recognizes students for both academic achievement and outstanding service through leadership within student organizations.

Kelly Fager (Oustanding Senior)

Kelly, the daughter of Sue Ann Fager and and the late Paul Fager, is a graduating senior in Agricultural Communication. Kelly was a member of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, President of Collegiate Young Farmers, CFAES Banquet Steering Committee and an active participant in the Ohio Farm Bureau Young Agricultural Professionals.

Following graduation, she will be starting a career as a Grain Merchandiser Trainee at Consolidated Grain and Barge. The Outstanding Seniors Award was presented at the 2015 CFAES Recognition Banquet on April 16, 2015.

Graduation Countdown – 2 days!

Tomorrow is Spring Commencement at The Ohio State University! 43 students from our department will get their diploma for the bachelor, master, or doctorate degree! Congratulations!

Just today and tomorrow before these ladies are alumni of Ohio State!

Just today and tomorrow before these ladies are alumni of Ohio State!

Erin (left) and Krysti (right) are both roommates and friends, therefore they share the last day of the countdown. Erin will graduate tomorrow with a degree in agricultural communication and Kristi with a degree in community leadership.

Ohio State Day at Cedar Point


Enjoy a one-of-a-kind day of thrills and entertainment.

All Ohio State alumni, family, friends and guests are invited to Ohio State Day at Cedar Point on Friday, May 15. Enjoy the BEST collection of roller coasters on the planet! Plus, visit Planet Snoopy, Kiddy Kingdom and other family areas with rides that won’t turn your knuckles white.

Friday, May 15, 2015

10 a.m. – 8 p.m. (Ohio State Day and General Public)
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. (Ohio State Day exclusive!)
One Cedar Point Dr.
Sandusky, OH 44870

Special Buckeye-only, Ohio State Day activities and benefits include:

  • Buckeye Bash at 5 p.m. TBDBITL, Brutus, Eddie George, the cheerleaders and the dance team
  • Autograph Alley at 8:30 p.m. Check website for updated list of participants.
  • Hear from Eddie George and other special guests.
  • More to be confirmed!

Ohio State Day wristbands

Get your Ohio State Day wristband at the front gate OR Celebration Plaza – be sure to bring your Ohio State Day park ticket. Wristbands are available at either location until 7 p.m. Stop by at your convenience. (For attendees who registered by April 19.)

Discounted Admission

General: $35
Current Ohio State students: $25
Seniors (62 and over): $25
Under 48 inches tall: $25

Purchase tickets

General admission tickets, senior admission tickets and tickets for those under 48 inches tall are available online at Use promotional code “buckeyes.”

Ohio State student tickets are available via D-Tix at the Ohio Union. A valid BuckID is required.

Tickets will not be available at park entrance.

Graduation Countdown – 4 days!

IMG_3453[1]In 4 days, Blake and 11,000 other students from Ohio State will receive their degrees from Ohio State. 50 of those graduates will be from our department.

Blake will receive her degree in agricultural communication and continue working with the Department of Recreation at Ohio State until her move to Atlanta, Georgia in November.

Congratulations Blake!

ACEL Weekly Update – May 4, 2015

Upcoming Events

May 10 – ACEL Commencement Breakfast, 8-10am, Animal Sciences Arena
May 10 – Spring Commencement, 12pm, Ohio Stadium


ACEL Alumni Society to host graduation breakfast
The Alumni Board for the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership will host a breakfast on Sunday, May 10 from 8-10am in the Animal Science Arena. Graduating students and their families are invited to attend for fellowship prior to the start of the 12noon ceremony. Graduates can RSVP the number of guests to Emily at


Terry L. Good Memorial Scholarship – This scholarship was created to memorialize the passions displayed during the life of Terry L. Good which include the commitment of being a dairyman, the love for exhibiting dairy cattle at all levels, the dedication to his community’s youth programs and his unwavering support of the Ohio State University athletic programs. Additional Information

Internships & Jobs – All New!!

Internship Openings
AmericanHort – Marketing and Communications Intern
Ohio State, Athletic Tickets – Intern (Columbus, Ohio)

Full-Time Job Openings
Ariat – Marketing Coordinator (Union City, CA)
BioZyme – Communications Marketing Manager (St. Joseph, Missouri)
Cedar Fair – Graphic Designer
Columbia Land Conservancy – Communication Manager (Chatham, NY)
Ohio Farm Bureau – Membership Processing Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Alumni Association – Coordinator, College Communications (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Mansfield – Admissions Counselor (Mansfield, Ohio)
Ohio State, Student Life – BuckIServe Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Ohio Technology – Communications Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
State of Ohio, Natural Resources – Marketing Manager (Columbus, Ohio)

Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings
Ohio State Extension, Hocking County – ANR Educator
Ohio State Extension, Noble County – Community Development Educator

Jobs to check out on Hire-A-Buckeye
(must be logged in to Hire-A-Buckeye to see these job listings)
Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership