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  1. 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.

  2. 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:

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.  
  8. Donald Mayhew

    Remembering Donald D. Mayhew

    Jul 2, 2015

    At the Ohio State University, students make sacrifices every day to succeed in the classroom and beyond. However, it is important to remember those students who have made the enormous sacrifice of putting their academic career on hold to serve in the United States military.

    One of those students, Donald D. Mayhew, made the ultimate sacrifice 70 years ago after he left college to serve in the U.S. Army during World War II. Mayhew, who had a strong passion for trees and a dream of graduating from Ohio State, was killed in action on June 13, 1945, in the Battle of Okinawa.

  9. Cunningham selected to join 2015 National 4-H Hall of Fame

    May 7, 2015

    Congratulations to Dr. Clarence J. Cunningham, who is being inducted into the 2015 National 4-H Hall of Fame.

    An enshrinement ceremony is planned for October 9 at the National 4-H Center in Chevy Chase, Md., for Cunningham, an Ohio 4-H Foundation board member and college alum.

  10. Earl Hawkins (1915-2015)

    Apr 27, 2015

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences lost a dear friend and benefactor with the passing of Earl Hawkins on April 23 in Wooster, Ohio. He was 100.

    Mr. Hawkins, along with his late wife Betty, had donated the $4.8 million Hawk’s Nest Golf Club to Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) in 2007. The couple also helped ATI students with the establishment of the Earl and Betty Hawkins Endowed Scholarship.  More about their generosity can be found here.

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