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Student Newsletter: August 22nd, 2023

Welcome to Week 1! 

We hope you’re excited to start a great year on campus. As we become aware of news, events, scholarships, and opportunities that you might want to know about as an animal sciences major, we will be adding them to this weekly newsletter. Feel free to send club information or anything else that might be relevant to Mariette Benage (, and we will be happy to add it! 


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  1. All are welcome and encouraged to attend the 12th annual “Bash” on Thursday, August 31st from 4:00-7:00 PM on the CFAES campus.  There will be FREE food (trucks), interactive games, free stuff, balloon and caricature artists, club tables, music and more.  Re

  2. There is a career fair coming up in the next few weeks! Details are below. 

    FAES Career Fair: September 28th | 1-5 pm | Fawcett Center 


  1. Dr. Greg Habing is seeking a part-time, undergraduate, graduate, or DVM student to work on a project focused on transmission of zoonotic and foodborne pathogens in cattle populations.

  2. The OSU Meat Lab is hiring! See attached for more details. Contact Ethan Scheffler ( if interested. 


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  1. Transitioning to college is often both an exciting and intimidating step, especially for first generation college students.

  2. All OSU Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) staff were sent home to tele-commute until further notice.The CCS phone line 614-292-5766 remains available for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  3. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  4. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to

  5. The Career Services page on the departmental site has been redeveloped to hopefully make it more user-friendly. Check out helpful resources for building a resume, writing cover letters and more. There are resume templates that can be used to create a resume in case you don’t know where to start

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    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748