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Department of Animal Sciences


Animal Sciences Represented on Winning Team

May. 10, 2013

Department of Animal Sciences Professors Dr. Herb Ockerman and Stephen Boyles are members of the CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team, which was selected as a 2013 winner of the The Ohio State University Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award. The team was presented with the award April 12. According to the Human Resources website, nominees must exhibit

  • accomplishments, leadership, and service in support of diversity enhancement
  • achievement in creating a supportive environment
  • achievement in recruiting and retaining diverse groups to faculty, staff and administrative positions
  • achievement in recruiting, retaining, and graduating diverse groups of students

A luncheon was held April 25 to honor award recipients. In addition, they received a plaque and a $1,200 award, and they will be recognized at the Ohio State vs. Iowa football game October 19. Read more at: To learn more about diversity development, visit: