Congratulations to Beth Giffin on the successful defense of her master’s thesis “An Exploratory Study of 4-H Professionals’ Experience with Computer Coding, Professional Development, and Implementation of Coding into Community Programs.”
Dr. Theresa Ferrari served as her advisor and Dr. Caryn Filson served as Beth’s committee member.
Congratulations to Zachary Steiner on the successful defense of his master’s thesis, “First-year Students in CFAES Mentoring Experience.”
Dr. Jeff King, an associate professor of community leadership, served as Zach’s advisor and Dr. Susie Whittington, a professor of agriscience education and director of Ohio State’s STEP program, served as a committee member.
Congratulations to Hannah Watkins, an agricultural communication major, who has been selected to serve as a campus ambassador for Agriculture Future of America (AFA).
The main duty of Ambassadors is to promote AFA to peers, university faculty and staff and industry professionals. The health of AFA’s relationship with a campus relies heavily on the work of Ambassadors. As an Ambassador, Watkins will organize campus meetings to increase awareness of AFA programs and interact with industry professionals at various events and meetings on behalf of AFA.
AFA Leaders Conference is the bridge between college and career for undergraduate students studying food and agriculture. The four-track program is designed to provide you with different personal and professional development opportunities based on where you are in your collegiate experience. The 2022 conference will be held November 10-13 in Kansas City.