Hall of Fame ceremony

Title: Hall of Fame ceremony Location: Department of Animal Sciences Description: On Thursday May 17th, the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will celebrate the achievements of those who have enhanced student education and enriched the animal sciences industry through the annual Hall of Fame ceremony. Several prestigious student awards will also be presented. Start Time: 15:00 Date: 2012-05-17 For Immediate Release-
Title: Hall of Fame ceremony Location: Department of Animal Sciences Description: On Thursday May 17th, the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will celebrate the achievements of those who have enhanced student education and enriched the animal sciences industry through the annual Hall of Fame ceremony. Several prestigious student awards will also be presented. Start Time: 15:00 Date: 2012-05-17 For Immediate Release- On Thursday May 17th, the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will celebrate the achievements of those who have enhanced student education and enriched the animal sciences industry through the annual Hall of Fame ceremony.  Several prestigious student awards will also be presented. This year, the Department will induct Dave Hawkins, Faculty member, animal breeder and animal evaluator at Michigan State University  into the Animal Sciences Hall of Fame.  Recipients of the Animal Sciences Hall of Fame have demonstrated superior skill and achieved success in the field of Animal Science for themselves and their families.  They have also practiced service to others through giving their time, energy and thoughtfulness in the local community. Dr. Hawkins earned his induction into the Hall of Fame through his continued leadership in the agricultural community.  Hawkins, a 1963 (BS) and 1965 (MS) graduate of The Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences, distinguished himself in his career as an innovator in the field of animal breeding and genetics.  Dave has continued a history of support for undergraduate and graduate teaching.  In 1999, Dr. Hawkins received the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) Distinguished Teacher Award.  In 2006 he received the ASAS Animal Industry Service Award and was the recipient of the ASAS Fellow Award in Teaching. Dave’s wife, Kathleen is also a graduate of The Ohio State University.  Currently she is the Executive Director of the Michigan Beef Industry Commission and the Executive Vice President of the Michigan Cattlemen’s Association. Hall of Fame Ceremony Schedule: 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. –Hall of Fame Ceremony 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. – Social Hour Contact information is below if you have questions: Dr. Steve Boyles Professor Department of Animal Sciences 2027 Coffey Road Columbus OH 43210 614-292-7669 boyles.4@osu.edu