August 21 – Student Involvement Fair, The Oval, 4pm
August 22 – CFAES Pre-Convocation, 7:15am-10:15am
August 22 – Presidents Convocation, Schottenstien Center, 10:30am
August 22 – Buck-i-Frenzy, RPAC, 1pm
August 22 – WIPEOUT!, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion, 7pm
August 23 – First day of Classes
August 30 – ACEL Ice Cream Social
September 1 – CFAES Back to School Bash
September 20-22 – Farm Science Review
September 28 – Ohio State ATI Career Expo
September 29 – CFAES Career Expo
October 1 – CFAES Alumni Fall Fest
October 13-14 – Ohio State Autumn Break
November 4 – CFAES Fall Scholarship Dinner
December 18 – Autumn Semester Graduation
February 16 – CFAES Career Expo
February 28 – CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum
March 4 – CFAES Alumni Awards Banquet
March 29 – Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
April 6 – CFAES Recognition Banquet
May 4-5 – Ohio FFA Convention
On our website
Snider to complete internship with Hardin County Extension
Dietz to complete internship with American Guernsey Association
On our Blog
Mensing to complete internship with Helena
Bower to complete internship with Ohio 4-H
Meet the Faculty: Tom Stewart
Motter holds internship with Town & Country Cooperative
Meet our Graduate Students: Karen ArgabrightACEL In the News
and Kaylee Reed, Educational Listings
, Lancaster Eagle Gazette
Bailey Wagner, Honduras trip gives OSU student new appreciation for family,Kenton Times
WELCOME DR. KITCHEL
Dr. Tracy Kitchen joined the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership as the Chair on August 1, 2016. His office is located in 208 Agricultural Administration. You can meet him on August 30 at our Ice Cream Social.
Share with the Department where you are interning this summer. Our office will be sharing features throughout the summer on our website about what our students are doing! http://acel.osu.edu/node/33AFA Leaders Conference 2016
Do you feel that you are a leader or possess exceptional leadership skills? Are you searching to strengthen your soft skills and industry knowledge or network? AFA Leaders Conference is a high intensity and highly passionate atmosphere over a four day conference for collegiate leaders in the agricultural industry across the country. AFA Leaders Conference is held in Kansas City, MO from November 3-6th. Online applications are due September 9th and can be found at www.agfuture.org.
Please contact Audrey Hoey.18 with any questions or concerns!
National Teach Ag Day Collegiate Commercial Contest
One of the first things someone needs in order to teach agriculture is a degree in agricultural education. The National Teach Ag Day Collegiate Commercial Contest provides college students the opportunity to promote their respective college or university and agricultural education program through a 20-30 second commercial. Click here for more information. (If you are interested in doing this for Ohio State, please let Emily know, as each university can only submit one video!)
Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Communication
Dr. Silvia Knobloch-Westerwick is seeking an undergraduate research to volunteer (academic credit possible) 4 – 9 hours per week (flexible) during Autumn term. The position will be in the Entertainment Lab within the School of Communication, primarily working on two projects. The first involves investigating whether people read more news that they agree or disagree with in print magazine versus online website settings. The second involves seeing if website interactivity (e.g. Facebook and Twitter ‘likes’) can increase people’s reading of news they disagree with. The first project will primarily involve coding and analyzing collected data from experiments run last semester. The second project will involve running and conducting lab sessions, with possible analysis of the data later on. The position may also involve occasional work on other projects from the Entertainment Lab during the semester.
The entertainment research lab consists of doctoral students, Professor Knobloch-Westerwick, and undergraduate research assistants. We meet weekly to discuss research projects (the meeting is voluntary for undergraduate collaborators). The team has had several successful research assistants in the past, and we look forward to having some on board this semester.\
Undergraduate research assistants may gather experiences in the following research activities:
- Certification in collecting data from research participants, collecting data in the research lab
- Assisting with developing research procedures (questionnaires, instructions)
- Setting up online research procedures
- Coding observed behaviors or media stimuli
- Assisting with compiling and developing media stimuli, editing video and/or text stimuli
- Brainstorming research ideas and approaches
- Discussing and presenting research publications
Student should possess a strong interest in social scientific research; we like to have motivated, reliable, friendly people on the team. GPA of 3.5 or higher preferred.
Interested students should email George Pearson by Friday, August 26 at (firstname.lastname@example.org) with:
- Your name, Email, GPA, Amount of credits desired (if any), Any previous research experience you have, Any other skills you have (for instance skills with certain software, good writing skills etc.)
Volunteer for Welcome Week!
Are you interested in helping students find their way around campus? Want to get involved with Welcome Week? Do you like free t-shirts? Volunteers are needed for Campus Locator Booths on the first and second day of classes! Two hour shifts are available on Tuesday, August 23rd and Wednesday, August 24th at multiple locations around campus. No prior campus experience is needed and directional materials will be provided. For more information or to sign up for a shift, please visithere. Please contact Paige Bonham.50 with any questions or concerns!
Apply for a Buck-I-SERV Trip
Buck-I-SERV winter 2016 trip applications will be available August 7, 2016 at go.osu.edu/buckiserv. Application due dates are:
- September 4, 2016 – international trips and all trip leader positions
- September 18, 2016 – domestic participants and trip advisors
Winter trips travel from December 17-23, 2016. Please direct questions to email@example.com. Buck-I-SERV is a weeklong, substance-free alternative break program centered on community service and civic engagement. Buck-I-SERV is a program planned through the Office of Student Life and supported in part by the Student Activity Fee.
Apply now to be a member of the Ohio Union Activities Board!
The Ohio Union Activities Board Member Application is now open and available to be accessed on our website. The application will remain open until midnight on September 2, 2016. If you have any students who would be interested in helping to plan great events for the campus body to enjoy, please encourage them to apply. New and current students are eligible to apply for membership. There will be some OUAB Membership Informational Sessions during Welcome Week (dates are listed on the website) for students to attend to learn more about OUAB. If there are any questions, please do not hesitate to instruct interested students to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Tutors for OSU Student-Athletes Job Opportunity
Student tutors needed for the 2016-2017 school year for OSU student-athletes. Tutors: Junior standing and B+ in courses you tutor. Available for a minimum of 6 hrs/wk; must be able to work Sundays and evenings. Courses: Math, Sport Industry, Consumer Science, Economics, Statistics, Business, Chemistry, Physics, Accounting and other GEC courses. $8.65/hr for tutoring. We do not offer full GAA appointments. Apply here. Scroll to Quick Links and under Miscellaneous, find “Tutor Application”. Download the word doc, fill out and submit electronically to Ruth Staveley, Staveley.email@example.com.
Internship and Job Opportunities
Field to Market – Fall Communications Intern
Greater Columbus Sports Commission – Fall Internship (Columbus, Ohio)
Full-Time Job Openings
Advocates for Ohio’s Future – Resource and Engagement Director
American Farm Bureau Federation – Digital Media Specialist
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Director of Communications
Indiana Farm Bureau – Director of Marketing
Lake Erie College – Digital Media and Graphic Designer
Michigan Farm Bureau – Digital Content Administrator
National Council for Science and Environment – Communications Coordinator
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National Cattlemen’s Beef Association – Manager, Government Affairs
National FFA – Program Manager, Leadership Development Team
National FFA – Senior Education Consultant
National FFA – Team Leader, Leadership Development Team
Ohio State, Farm Science Review – Communication and Marketing Manager
Ohio University – University Advancement Communication and Marketing, Designer
Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation – Communications Specialist
University of Cincinnati – Graphic Designer
USDA, Forest Service – Public Affairs Specialist
(Gainesville, Georgia)The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association is seeking applicants for a graphics design and Ohio Cattleman Managing Editor position. Applicants must be proficient in Adobe Design programs. Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and PhotoShop are utilized on a daily basis. Working knowledge of these programs is a must.
The position is responsible for production of OCA’s magazine, press releases, websites, and social media accounts, plus similar OBC responsibilities. Qualifications include a self-starter, capable of prioritizing a wide variety of tasks, detail oriented, organized and able to plan and meet deadlines. Requires excellent writing skills, creative thinking and strong graphic skills pertaining to beef cattle promotional advertising. Proficient in Microsoft Office Programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.) For more information, a position description, or to apply, contact Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Cattlemen’s Association, 614-873-6736 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings
OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County – Program Coordinator, ANR
OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County – Program Coordinator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Pickaway County – Extension Educator, CD
Buena Regional School District – High School Agriculture Teacher/FFA Advisor: Please send letter of interest, resume, certifications and other appropriate documents to: John DeStefano, Superintendent, Buena Regional School District, c/o Personnel, PO Box 309, Buena, New Jersey 08310. uena Regional High School is located in Atlantic County (south), New Jersey in a rural part of the state. Buena is half way between Atlantic City (shore areas) and the Delaware Memorial Bridge on Rt. 40. This is a one teacher department with an active advisory committee, FFA chapter, and alumni affiliate. The facilities include a greenhouse.
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Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership