Events Calendar

The 103rd Annual Saddle and Sirloin Little International will be held November 4, 2017.

There's a lot happening in the coming month!  

Poultry Science Club Annual Turkey Sale – Now through November 8, Columbus, Ohio
Get a fresh Ohio-grown range-reared turkey and support students in the Poultry Science Club.  Place your order here.  

Pre-Game Huddles – Saturday, October 28 & Saturday, November 11, Columbus, Ohio
If you are going to the OSU vs Penn State or Michigan State football games and are looking for a pregame activity, consider attending Dr. Drake’s Pregame Huddle!  The event includes tailgate-inspired festivities featuring Ohio State personalities, a game-day menu, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages, and all things Buckeye spirit.  Purchase your ticket online.

"Understanding the Amish: Persistence and Change" a lecture by Joseph Donnermeyer, SENR Professor Emeritus - Wednesday, November 1, Columbus, Ohio
The Emeritus Academy hosts a monthly lecture series in which members discuss their current research and creative activities. Lectures are free and open to the public.  This lecture will guide the audience on a journey from the outer to the inner characteristics of the real Amish, who today represent one of the fastest growing religious groups in US society.  Learn more and register here.  

Third Annual Buckeye Classic Meat Judging Contest – Saturday, November 4, Columbus, Ohio
The Animal Science Department invites alumni and friends to meet up with old friends and current students involved in meat science. Alumni are invited to dust off their judging skills, and enjoy another round of judging meat.  See the flyer for more information and how to RSVP.

Little International – Saturday, November 4, Dublin Ohio
Take in the showmanship competitions in five livestock species (goats have been added this year), and a Ham and Corned Beef Cure contest for the 103rd Annual Saddle and Sirloin event.  Students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are encouraged to participate in the events and share this experience. Little I is open to family and friends of students, faculty, and industry members. As part of the program, you're invited  to watch the showmanship contest and/or attend the luncheon and awards ceremony where attendees will have the opportunity to bid at an auction on the winning ham and corned beef products from the cure competitionEPN Breakfast Series “Cats – Cuddly Pets Indoors, a Threat to Birds, Wildlife, Health Outdoors” is Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

EPN Breakfast Series “Cats – Cuddly Pets Indoors, a Threat to Birds, Wildlife, Health Outdoors” – Tuesday, November 7, Columbus, Ohio
Peter Marra , PhD, Director, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center at the National Zoo will present about the global impacts of free-ranging cats as well as what people can do to ensure cats are well cared for and what can be done to reduce wildlife and health impacts of unowned and outdoor cats.  Register online.

Food Evolution Screening with Reception & Panel – Tuesday, November 7th, Wooster, Ohio
Join us for a free screening of the documentary Food Evolution. This film, directed by Academy Award nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy and narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, explores controversy around the science of food through the lens of the debate over genetically engineered foods.Food Evolution film

There will be a reception for alumni and friends before the screening, and at 7 pm a discussion panel including our very own Dean Cathann A. Kress and other notables.  Learn more here.

HireOhio Alumni Only Career Fair – Wednesday, November 29, Columbus, Ohio
This event is available to alumni from The Ohio State University, Capital University, Cedarville University, Miami University, Ohio University, Otterbein University, Wright State University, Xavier University, University of Mount Union and Franklin University. RSVP here.