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  1. We Win! Thank You for Helping Make History Again

    Jan 13, 2015

    Thanks to your donations, the Buckeyes beat the Ducks all over again! 

    Ohio State handily won the Bucks vs. Ducks National Championship Giving Challenge, a head-to-head competition to see who can rally the most alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends to make a gift of any size during a five-day period. Ohio State tallied 1027 donations to Oregon's 577.

  2. Thank you for participating in Stop Hunger Now

    Nov 21, 2014

    Nearly 350 volunteers -- most of them Ohio State students, faculty and staff -- packed 75,000 meals and raised money for Stop Hunger Now.    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences joined forces with the student organization Buckeyes Against Hunger to co-host the Stop Hunger Now meal-packaging event  Nov. 24 at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.    The H.J. Heinz Company Foundation underwrote the 75,000 meals as part of The Heinz Micronutrient Campaign (HMC).  
  3. Record $7M Donation to CFAES Will Help Southeastern Ohio Students

    Oct 6, 2014

    A $7 million estate gift from the late Delma Roush -- a record donation to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences -- creates an endowment fund that will transform the lives of students from southeastern Ohio for generations to come.

  4. Mambourg Estate Provides First In-State Tuition CFAES Scholarship

    May 30, 2014

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences can offer its first tuition scholarship to an Ohio resident thanks to a gift from the estate of Lloyd and Lorayne Mambourg of Texarkana, Arkansas.

    Megan Besancon, of Sterling, Ohio in Wayne County, will receive a scholarship covering full, in-state tuition and fees, renewable for up to four years, provided by the newly-created Lloyd and Lorayne Mambourg Scholarship Fund.

  5. Construction of the CFAES library, Student Success Center and administrative offices has been kick-started by this generous donation from the estates of Geraldine and Arthur Winfough Jr.

    Winfough Estates' $2.8 million gift helps CFAES

    Apr 11, 2014

    COLUMBUS - The estates of Geraldine and Arthur Winfough Jr. have committed a $2.8 million gift to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences in memory of the Mount Sterling, Ohio couple.

    “The generosity of the Winfoughs illustrates the impact that our friends can have on the future,” Dean Bruce McPheron said.

    The gift will be used to kick-start construction of the CFAES library, Student Success Center and administrative offices. The gift also will establish three new endowments to the college:

  6. Extension Volunteers Recognized

    Apr 3, 2014

    Two Ohio State Extension programs -- Ohio 4-H and Master Gardener Volunteers -- draw thousands of dedicated individuals who go out of their way to share their expertise. They enrich the lives of Ohio's youths and improve their communities in general.

  7. CFAES Welcomes New President Michael V. Drake

    Feb 3, 2014

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences welcomes Michael V. Drake as The Ohio State University's 15th president.

    The university's Board of Trustees appointed Dr. Drake on January 30th. He has been the chancellor of the University of California-Irvine, since 2005. Also, he is a medical doctor and member of both the Institute of Medicine and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

    He will assume office on June 30. Find more information by clicking HERE.

  8. Hoy to Discuss Urban Farming at Columbus Metropolitan Club March 2

    Feb 12, 2016

    Dr. Casey Hoy to discuss urban farming at Columbus Metropolitan Club lunch March 2

    Learn about the scale-up and impact of urban farming from Dr. Casey Hoy during a Columbus Metropolitan Club lunch noon to 1:15 p.m. March 2 at the Athletic Club of Columbus.

  9. Bask in #Buckeye Love 2016

    Feb 9, 2016

    February is Buckeye Love Month, a great time to share your Ohio State affections – not only for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, but for the university and Buckeye Nation.

    Whether your passions are stirred by scholarships, research or community service, you're invited to make a celebratory gift to a college fund. Here's a suggestion.

    Check out this short video produced by the college

  10. Congratulations to Ronald Hendrick

    Feb 8, 2016

    Congratulations and best wishes to Ronald Hendrick on his appointment as dean of Michigan State University’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, effective July 1.   Returning to his alma mater as dean is an exciting opportunity for Dr. Hendrick, who currently serves as acting dean and vice president for agricultural administration for The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.  

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