CFAES Connect : May 2017

  1. Dean Cathann A. Kress with a tractor

    Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute Director Dr. Kristina Boone and CFAES Dean Cathann A. Kress recently dedicated ATI’s new greenhouse on the Wooster campus.

    In this video, Ohio Ag Net reported on the event and what the updated facilities make possible. 

    Read more here.

  2. Mark Partridge, Mark Rembert, Bo Feng

    Mark Rembert, Bo Feng and Mark Partridge of the Department of Agricultural, Environment, and Development Economics recently published a report that explored access to broadband access throughout Ohio.

  3. Katrina Cornish

    Dr. Katrina Cornish and her team have found a way to make tires more environmentally and use food waste. By using tomato peels and eggs shells as filler in tire manufacturing, companies can reduce the amount of petroleum-based filler necessary. Popular Science recently reported on the work.

  4. Child holding a plant

    Do your memories of Secrest Arboretum include rambling through it as a student or taking the grandkids to play on the slide? Maybe you were on campus after the tornado went through in 2010 changing the landscape forever. Or you have you not been yet, and in that case what is stopping you? We highly recommend the Family Insect Night on July 15thbut there are amazing things happening all the time at the Arboretum, located on the Wooster campus.

    No matter what your

Alumni News

  1. Graduates seated at a table on

    On a drizzly May morning, nervous CFAES students and beaming parents came together with faculty and staff to celebrate this spring’s graduating seniors.

    The event, held at the Nationwide 4H Center, featured lunch, instructions for commencement, words of congratulations and advice from Associate Dean Linda Martin, Dean Cathann A. Kress, alum Abby Waidelich, Assistant Dean Steve Neal and Assistant Dean Pat Whittington.

    Ms. Waidelich advised the graduating seniors, “Cherish the memories these last few days as an undergrad, but know that they most definitely aren’t your last

  2. Graduates

    In honor of our recent graduates, tell us your favorite graduation memory. We’ll share a few of them in the next issue.


  3. News media

    We love to see CFAES alumni out in the world making great things happen. 


  4. Recycling

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

  5. Shelley Meyer

    Raising her hand in this video is the First Lady of Ohio State football, Shelley Meyer, herself a 4-H alum.

On Campus

  1. The Fawcett Café, in the lobby of the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Now Open!

    The new Fawcett Café, in the lobby of the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Rd., is open Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.