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Student Newsletter: August 31, 2020

Welcome to Week 2!

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  1. For more information on the Agribusiness Club, see here.

  2. Nocturne is a 4-year-old shorthair cat. Bethany adopted her after assisting her birth at the Union County Humane Society, where her mother had been surrendered. She loves treats, snuggles, and when Bethany sings her favorite song, "Nocturne" by Celtic Woman. 

  3. Want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Try checking out the exciting trails Hocking Hills State Park has to offer only an hour away from campus!


  1. The 2021 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize application has an

  2. Math 2010s is a GE: Open Option, Service Learning mathematics course, and will only be offered in the Autumn 2020 semester during the 2020-2021 academic year (if the enrollment minimum is met.) We hope that you will encourage your scholars to consider signing up for this



  1. JBS will be hosting a panel for Ohio State Students hosted by JBS executives from either poultry, pork, beef, or corporate.

  2. Are you interested in applying to our joint veterinary technology program that allows you to graduate with not only your B.S. from Ohio State but also an A.S. degree within veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College? 

  3. Due to University and state restrictions, we are unable to host our traditional Bash event; however, a CFAES Club/


  1. The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is planning to host interns for our upcoming Spring Reproduction and Breeding session to be held January 11-June 11, 2021 with some minor modifications to the academic portion of the course.

  2. New Bridge Veterinary Practice is looking to hire. The position is very hands-on at their small animal hopsital in Bergen County, NJ. The hours are flexible based on class schedule and virtual learning. 


  1. An online information session for spring 2021 enrollment in the MS Translational Pharmacology (MSTP) program will be taking place on Thursday, September 3, 2020. 


  1. Job Description/Essential Duties: Animal Care Technician (FULL TIME). 

    An animal care technician works one-on-one with our research animals to maintain their quality of life and health while in our facility. 


  1. The Pearl Market is a farmer’s market full of fresh foods and open through Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 31 E. Gay St Columbus, OH 43215. Pearl Market takes place every Tuesday and Friday. 

  2. Take a professionally guided kayak paddle down the Scioto River from Scioto Audubon Metro Park to downtown Columbus, and then back again.

  3. SummerFEST is a two-week festival of outdoor, socially distant performances taking place between August 30 to September 11. Small groups of 4-15 musicians will perform for limited audiences at four venues.


  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. Returning to campus and navigating a new lifestyle and way of learning can be very stressful.  Check out the Mental

  5. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term


  1. 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.

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

  3. Ohio State has switched to Handshake - a modern career development platform for students to explore career employment, internships and other opportunities, based on their interests, major and skills.

  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. Alumnifire is an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, students and staff to exchange industry expertise and career advice. Get connected with Alumnifire and join this powerful Buckeye network.

  6. 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

  7. Lifebuoy

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

  8. Job search

    In addition to company websites, below is a list of websites that you might find helpful in your search for a full-time position, or even internship experience.

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