CFAES Connect : June 2017



  1. Ashley Rector

    Several of this spring’s graduating seniors declared what they will be in the coming years and how an education from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has prepared them.

  2. Bioenergy research

    Every day the news is full of stories about water crises and the need to better protect our resources.  Starting this fall, The Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster will set more students up to play a role in this important issue. 

  3. Challenge of Change Report

    Millions of people in the United States and around the world don’t know where their next meal will come from.  The Ohio State University is part of a collective of land-grant and public universities joining with private industry, governmental agencies, and nonprofit groups to address hunger and work towards solving the problem.  The Challenge of Change Commission recently released a report on their findings and suggested actions. 

    According to Cathann A. Kress, vice president of agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, “

  4. OSU student examines water sample.

    You can play a part in either of these causes!

  5. Raise Your Hand for Ohio 4-H

    There are still a few days left to make sure that Ohio 4-H wins $20,000 for county-level programs.  If our state is at the top at the end of the day on June 30, we will win bragging rights AND be able to support Ohio youth.  Please raise your hand and ask fellow 4-H alumni and volunteers to do the same. 

  6. Cultivar trials at Cultivate17 event

    Looking for a way to engage with faculty, alumni, or the community? Check out these upcoming events.

    Cultivate17 Reception – July 17, 5:30 – 7:30pm   

    See the 2017 cultivar trials and join us for a reception at The Ohio State University Cultivar Trials Open House in the Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens on Monday, July 17 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.

    The trials are a highlight of the annual Cultivate trade show held in Columbus that draws industry people from all over the world. The reception is hosted by

Alumni News

  1. Alumni society board member, Abby Waidelich plants flower pots at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute.

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Alumni Society Board has an opening for two representatives - one from our class of 2015 and another from the class of 2017.

  2. Daniel Bonacci

    Daniel Bonacci, who received his BS in Construction Systems Management in 2016, shared his favorite graduation memory in response to our question last month:

  3. Brutus hugs an alum

    Where is the most interesting place you have run into fellow Ohio State alums? 

  4. We love to see our alumni out in the world making great things happen! 

    Here are some recent newsmakers from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.