ACEL Weekly Update – November 8, 2017

Upcoming Events
November 8 – Flicks for Free: Dunkirk
November 9 – OUAB Karaoke Night
November 10 – Pay it Forward Service Trip: Kroger Food Pantry
November 10 – Pay it Forward Service Trip: Lutheran Social Services Food Pantry
November 14 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 15 – Cupcakes and Canvas with Cody
November 15 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
November 17 – Flicks for Free: It
November 28 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
December 6 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205

More Ohio Union Activities Board events.

News
On our website

Walls completes internship with FFA Camp Muskingum

On our Blog

ACEL In the News

Logan Heiby, agriscience education student, Frances Nicol, agriscience education student, Agriscience students going to NashvilleFarm and Dairy
Alan Gahler, alum ’02, Standing water from storms halts harvestWTOL

ACEL Centennial Shirts
Agricultural Education Society is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts to celebrate the ACEL Centennial. Shirts are heather red with the white centennial logo on the front. T-shirts ($15)  can be purchased at any Agricultural Education Society Meeting or in 208 Agricultural Administration.

ACEL Centennial Sweatshirts
SWEATSHIRTS ARE IN! If you placed an order with Agricultural Education Society to order an ACEL Centennial sweatshirt, you can pick it up in 208 next week!

ACEL looking for students to guest post on social media
We are looking for students who would like to “takeover” our snapchat (ACELatOhioState) or Instagram (@ACELatOSU) accounts for a day. Students can share a typical day on campus, as well as guest posters for special events and topics. If you are interested in being a guest poster and sharing Ohio State with our followers, please sign up at this website.

Become an ACEL student blogger
We are looking for students to guest post on our blog (u.osu.edu/acel). Blog topics can include an overview of your internship, a summary of your favorite class, a student abroad or student organization trip recap, tips for incoming students, a feature on decorating your residence hall room, and so much more! You can blog just once, or write a series to be shared over time! If you are interested, please emailEmily Wickham to discus details!

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is calling for abstracts for the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum, scheduled for Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, in the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Registration runs from November 1, 2017- January 26, 2018 online at http://cfaes.osu.edu/students/undergraduate-research-forum.

Further information may be obtained by contacting Dr. Pat Whittington (pwhittington@osu.edu) or Susie Sheller (sheller.1@osu.edu) in the College office, 100 Ag Administration Building, (614) 292-3590.

Graduate Student Specific Info
November 8 – Wellness Workshop: Healthy Relationships
November 14 – Professional Development Workshop: Resiliency

Ohio Soybean Council Graduate Scholarships
Three scholarships of up to $5,000 each are available to graduate students who are enrolled as a full-time student at an Ohio college or university and have proof of legal residency in the United States.

Applicants must be conducting research in bioproducts, biobased materials, biotechnology, bioengineering, biopolymers or a related field, and focused on advancing the soybean industry.

The deadline for undergraduate and graduate applications is Jan. 12, 2018.

All OSCF scholarships will be competitively awarded with funds paid directly to the educational institution. Scholarships are not renewable, although recipients may reapply. For more information and to download the scholarship applications, visit the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation at www.soyohio.org/scholarship.

Scholarships

2018-2019 Ohio Soybean Council undergraduate scholarships
Six undergraduate scholarships of up to $3,000 each will be awarded. In addition, one $3,000 FLM Harvest Excellence in Communications Scholarship, which was founded to provide resources to young people with a passion for agricultural and business communication will be awarded. Also available to one undergraduate student is a $3,000 Robinson W. Joslin Scholarship, which was established to recognize a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership potential. Lastly, one undergraduate student is eligible for a $5,000 Bhima Vijayendran Scholarship, named to honor Dr. Vijayendran’s contributions to the soybean industry through his scientific research and commercialization activities at Battelle. This scholarship was founded to support those pursuing a degree related to science, technology or soybean research.

Eligible majors include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, molecular biology, chemistry, engineering, biotechnology, bioenergy, biofuels, food science, crop science, environmental science, agricultural communications, agricultural business, agricultural education or any of the agricultural disciplines or related fields.

All OSCF scholarships will be competitively awarded with funds paid directly to the educational institution. Scholarships are not renewable, although recipients may reapply. For more information and to download the scholarship applications, visit the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation at www.soyohio.org/scholarship.

Apply for Student Sustainability Scholarship Funding
The Office of Energy and Environment is now accepting applications for student sustainability scholarships. The deadline to apply is Nov. 19. Additional information, including the funding application and profiles of past scholarship recipients can be found at http://oee.osu.edu/student-funding/.

The scholarships are valued at $1,000 per award, and will be applied to 2018 Spring Semester tuition and fee expenses.

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Movie Screening
The Undergraduate Student Government we will be showing this film November 9, with the doors opening for catered food from Alchemy at 6:30 PM, and the film starting at 7 PM. This event will be located in the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Building (CBEC) 131. It is the room directly next to the wall of lights, so it is visible when entering CBEC from the front.

We are having free food and giving away several items to students on a first come, first serve basis.
https://www.facebook.com/events/294296924410394/

Education Abroad
SUMMER 2018 PROGRAMS:
Australia: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Kottman Hall 102

China: Ag. Energy and Environment and Sustainable Buildings: China-US Collaborations – FABE (June 8 – July 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

Czech Republic: Sustainability and Agricultural Policy in the EU – AEDE, FAES (May11 – June 9, 2018)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

England: Evolution in Darwin’s World and Ours – Entomology (May 2-14, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Ghana: Arts and Community Development (Ohio State ATI) – FAES (May 3 – June 3, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

India: Sustainable Food Production in an Emerging Economy – FABE – (May – June, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

New Zealand: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Monday, November 13, 2017, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, MacQuigg Lab 162

South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare – Animal Sciences (Two Sections: May 5 – 22, and May 26 – June 12, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Tanzania: Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community – ENR (May 9 – 31, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Internship and Job Opportunities
Internship Openings

American Farm Bureau – Summer Internships
Audubon – Editorial Intern
Audubon – Education Internship, Spring Semester
Certified Angus Beef – Producer Communications Intern

Full-Time Job Openings
Audubon – Communication Manager
Audubon – Communication Manager
Audubon – Corporate Relations Manager
Audubon – Education Assistant, Public Programs
Audubon – Education Manager
Audubon – Educator
Game & Fish – Editor
Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland – Graphic Designer
Licking Memorial Health Systems – Writer
Ohio Christian University – Marketing Director
Ohio State – Marketing Communications Coordinator
Ohio State – Communications Strategist
Ohio State – Assistant Director, Advancement Events
Ohio State, Undergrad Admissions – Program Coordinator
Ohio State, FCOB – Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Ohio State, President – Sesquicentennial Program Coordinator
South Central Power Company – Communication Manager
South Dakota State – Communications Specialist
TAPintoHorses – Advertising Sales
U.S. Meat Export Federation – Programs and Social Media Specialist
University of Cincinnati – Marketing & Promotions Coordinator
Western Horseman – Graphic Artist

Extension and Teaching Jobs

Ohio Ag Ed Openings

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Graduate School
Agricultural and Extension Education at Penn State University is seeking applicants for the Ph.D. and Master’s degrees for the Fall Semester 2018. Successful applicants will be offered an assistantship that will cover tuition costs, provide a nice stipend to help cover living expenses, and a nice health care package.  Please click here for more details.

Arizona State University
California State – Chico
Clemson University
Colorado State University
Kansas State University
NC State University
Oklahoma State University
Penn State University
Purdue University
University of Georgia
University of Florida
University of Minnesota
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University of Virginia Tech
University of Wisconsin – River Falls

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

Volunteer Opportunities
Check back next week!

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