Ohio State Bound: Carley

Welcome to the Buckeye family, Carley!

Carley is a recent graduate of Carey High School and will be majoring in agricultural communication this autumn at Ohio State.

When we asked her what she was most excited about becoming a Buckeye and why she chose her major, she said “I chose agricultural communication because I’m really passionate about sharing agriculture’s story with consumers. And I’m most excited to be a Buckeye because of the football games!!!”

Ohio State Bound: Adrianne

Welcome to Ohio State, Adrianne!

Adrianne is a recent graduate of Hillsdale High School and will be majoring in agriscience education.

When asked why she chose her major and what excites her the most about becoming a Buckeye, Adrianne said, “I chose my major because of my agriculture educator in high school. I saw the passion he had for agriculture and how much time and effort he put into his students. The sacrifice and drive he has made me want to follow in his footsteps. He installed a passion for agriculture that will never fade.

“The thing that excites me the most about becoming a Buckeye is all the different opportunities that OSU has and all the new friends I will meet that have the same interests as me.”

Ohio State Bound: Olivia

Welcome to the Buckeye family Olivia!

Olivia will major in agriscience education at the Columbus campus. When asked why she selected her major, she said “I chose agriscience education because of my passion for the agriculture industry, the health of the planet and for the people that live on Earth. Becoming an educator will allow me to hopefully continue having a positive impact on students and their environment.”

Olivia is a recent graduate of Zane Trace High School.

Ohio State Bound: Kolt

Welcome to the Buckeye family, Kolt!

Kolt is a recent graduate of Kenton High School and will major in agricultural communication this autumn.

When asked why he selected his major and what he was most excited about, Kolt said “I chose this major to help bridge the communication gap between agriculturalists and consumers. I’m most excited have access to all of the brilliant resources and networking opportunities at OSU!”

Ohio State Bound: Paige

Welcome to the Buckeye family Paige!

Paige will be a freshmen studying agriscience education.

When asked why she selected her major, she said “My ag teacher and all that she does for her students, along with a love for agriculture and the FFA, inspired to me to pursue agriscience education.”

“I’m excited to attend OSU in the fall and meet new people that love agriculture as much as I do.” She is a recent graduate of Edon High School in Edon, Ohio. #new2osu

ACEL Weekly Update – June 7, 2017

Upcoming Events
August 20 – Student Involvement Fair
August 21 – Buck-i-Frenzy
August 22 – Autumn Semester Begins
August 30 – Back-2-School Bash

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Congratulations Dr. Windon!
Ohio State Bound: Hallie and Skylar
Ohio State Bound: Tyler
Ohio State Bound: Emma

ACEL In the News
Summer McLain, agriscience education student, McLain awarded Ohio State scholarshipsSidney Daily News
Joel Albright, alum, Ohio dairyman balances full-time teaching with full-time farming, Farm and Dairy
David Marrison, alum ’90, Lack of rural broadband a challenge for farmersStar Beacon
Matt Hartline, alum ’01, Waterford’s Gavinn Tornes receives State FFA Degree,Morgan County Herald
Todd Davis, alum ’91, Matt Winkle, alum ’01, Ceremony marks completion of new FFA Camp Discovery Center, The Free Standard Press
Pam Bennett, alum 81, ’00, Ground to a halt and progressing, Morgan County Herald
David White, alum ’50, Obituary: David K. WhiteThe Courier

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If you are a recent graduate, share your job offers and/or life plans with the CFAES Career Services office by completing this offers/plans form. This information is used when compiling information about job outcomes for each of the major. Your personal information is NOT shared.

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Education Abroad
Follow along with our agricultural communication study abroad be reading their blog. https://u.osu.edu/agcominuk/

Internship and Job Opportunities
Internship Openings

Houston Zoo – Public Relations Fall Internship
Houston Zoo – Fall Marketing Internship
Indianapolis Zoo – Fall Public Relations Intern
Indianapolis Zoo – Fall Education Programs Intern
Indianapolis Zoo – Fall Volunteer Management Internship
Museum of Science – Donor Relations and Events Intern
Naples Zoo – Education Intern
National FFA – Convention and Expo Newsroom Crew
National FFA – Convention and Expo Arena Crew Member
National FFA – Convention and Expo Arena Graphics Crew Member
Riverside Discovery Center – Social Media & Marketing Internship

Full-Time Job Openings
American Dairy Association – Industry Relations Specialist
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – Project Communications Specialist
American Feed Industry Association – Director of Communications
Asian and Pacific Islander Wellness Center – Communications Coordinator
Bob Evans – VP of Marketing and Communications, Restaurants
Camp Twin Lakes – Volunteer Recruitment Coordinator
Crawford County Economic Development Partnership – Communications Director
Dairy One Cooperative – Marketing and Communications Associate
Dakota Resource Council – Communication Coordinator 
Georgians for a Healthy  Future – Outreach and Communications Coordinator
Georgia Center for Nonprofits – Nonprofit University Director
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta – Communications Manager
Gowan Company – Marketing Communications Specialist
Grand Aerie Fraternal Order of Eagles – Communication Specialist 
Highlights Family of Companies – Communications Manager
Horseware Products – Marketing Assistant
Intercollegiate Horse Show Association – Public Relations Services 
IMPACT – Campaign Organizer
Indiana University Bloomington – Communications Coordinator
John Carroll University – Director of Web and Digital Media
Kettering Health Network – Communication Specialist 
Kimberton Whole Foods – Digital Marketing Coordinator
Lone Star College System – Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Make a Wish, Geogia – Wish Support Coordinator
Marin Agricultural Land Trust – Annual Fund Manager
Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition – Volunteer Coordinator
National Corgrowers Association – Communications Manager
National FFA – Major Gifts Officer
Ohio State, Food Science – Academic Program Coordinator
Ohio State, OARDC/OBIC – Communications Specialist
Ohio State, Secrest Arboretum – Program Director
Ohio State, SENR – Program Assistant
Ohio State, Mortar Board – Program Coordinator
Penton Ag – Senior Editor/Content Creator
Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research – Events and Programs Manager
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur – PT Communication Assistant
Skirball Cultural Center – Graphic Design and Web Manager
State of North Carolina, Agriculture & Consumer Services – Social Media Coordinator
Southern Center for Human Rights – Communications Manager
TCS Education System – Graphic Designer
University of Arkansas, Cooperative Extension – 4-H Center Marketing Specialist
University of Cincinnati – Marketing & Promotions, Athletics
University of Notre Dame – Athletics Communications Associate Director
University of Notre Dame – Publicity Specialist
Westfield Insurance – External Marketing Communications Manager

Extension and Teaching Jobs

Ohio Ag Ed Openings

North Carolina Ag Ed Openings
Texas Ag Ed Openings
New Mexico Ag Ed Openings
Colorado Ag Ed Openings
Arkansas Ag Ed Openings
Pennsylvania Ag Ed Openings
Michigan Ag Ed Openings
Indiana Ag Ed Openings
Tennessee Ag Ed Openings

OSU Extension, Greene County – Extension Educator, ANR
Ohio State, Lorain County Extension – Extension Educator, ANR
OSU Extension, Fulton County – Extension Educaotr, FCS
North Carolina Extension – Extension Agent, Agriculture 

Graduate School
Penn State Agricultural and Extension Education
Opportunities for individuals to earn a graduate degree (M.Ed., M.S., or Ph.D.) in agricultural and extension education at Penn State University starting Fall 2017.  They have two Ph.D. and two Master’s slots available.  Strong applicants will also qualify for a graduate assistantship that covers tuition, a nice stipend, and a University subsidized (80%) health care plan.  We support Ph.D. students for three years and Master’s students for two years.

Jobs to check out on Hire-A-Buckeye 
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Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership

Volunteer Opportunities
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Congratulations Dr. Windon!

Please join us in congratulating Suzanna Windon on the successful defense of her dissertation titled, “Examining Ohio State University Extension Program Assistants’ Turnover Intention through Job Satisfaction, Satisfaction with Supervisor, and Organizational Commitment.”

Dr. Windon is pictured with her advisor, Dr. Graham Cochran, and committee member Dr. Mary Rodriguez. Dr. Scott Scheer and graduate faculty representative Dr. Brent Laboiteaux Sohngen also served on her committee.

Congratulations, Suzanna!

Ohio State Bound: Tyler

Welcome to the Buckeye family, Tyler Dunbar!

Tyler will be a freshmen studying agriscience education on the Columbus campus this autumn.

When asked why he selected his major, he said “I chose agriscience education because I have a passion for diverse education and professional development. I believe that ag teachers have the strongest curriculum that embraces a non-traditional classroom experience that truly prepares students for life after high school.”

He is a recent graduate of Pymatuning Valley High School.

Ohio State Bound: Emma

Emma Newell will be a freshmen in agricultural communication. She is a recent graduate of Pickerington North High School.

When asked what excites her the most about becoming a Buckeye she said, “I am so excited to learn about the unknown. College is a time to learn about things that I don’t even know exist, and I am looking forward to embracing the experience.”

Welcome to the Buckeye family Emma!