CFAES Connect : April 2017

Alumni News

  1. Scholarship recipients from Lewisporte, Newfoundland with Shirley Brooks-Jones

    A new Broadway musical is based on the story of air passengers who had been stranded in Lewisporte, Newfoundland and the townspeople who comforted them following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

    The grateful passengers, led by Shirley Brooks-Jones, created an endowed scholarship fund for high school graduates in the Lewisporte area. Thus began a connection that has spanned two decades and forever changed hundreds of lives.

    “My experiences working with the college prepared me for working with these students,” said Brooks-Jones, a CFAES alum,

  2. Tailgaters enjoying the day.

    Appetites for college football, tailgate fare and fun were satiated (for now) during the 2017 Spring Game and CFAES pregame.

  3. Young Wu, Elsevier; Rattan Lal, Ohio State; Virginia Prada LoPez, Elsevier.

    Rattan Lal accepted the Elsevier Atlas Award for the impact of one of his journal articles.


  1. Dean Cathann Kress

    Good luck and well wishes to Cathann Kress, who takes over as CFAES dean and vice president for agricultural administration.

  2. Craig Berning

    Congratulations to Craig Berning, Class of 2017, on his recent recognition by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees.

  3. Stone Lab

    Stone Laboratory awards eight full scholarships for the 2017 Research Experience for Undergraduates Students this summer.

  4. 4-H Paper Clover April 26-May 7

    The 4-H Spring Paper Clover Sale runs April 26-May 7 at your local Tractor Supply Co. store! Stop by, donate $1 at checkout and snap a picture. Share using #4HPaperClover!

    Help us provide more kids with 4-H experiences!



    The exhibit Building Ohio State: From Forest to the Renovation of the Thompson Library, which examines the shared history of Ohio's forests and The Ohio State University, runs through May 14 at the library. A three-part video chronicles the exhibit.