Student Newsletter : January 11, 2021

Welcome to Week 21!

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WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

  1. This week's Pet of the Week is Snowball! His nickname is Fat Cat because he is chonky! He enjoys laying in the sink but does not like water. He loves being outside and will follow you wherever you go! He loves getting white cat hair all over you while yelling at you to pet his face. 

  2. This week's club of the Week is the Buckeye Dairy Club! For more information on this club and other CFAES Clubs, see here

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. The course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of remote sensing and Unmanned Aerial System (i.e., drone), and their applications in agriculture.

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Are you interested in getting to know your professors outside the classroom?  Join us for our annual winter mixer event on Tuesday, January 26th from 5:45-7:30 PM for a fun e

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Miner Institute in Chazy, NY is now accepting applications for four paid internship programs. Applcations are due February 15th

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Red Collar Pet Foods is looking for a Plant Quality Systems Technologist to join their exciting new pet food business at one of their manufacturing sites. The Plant Quality Systems Technologist is responsible and accountable for supporting the site’s Quality and Food Safety principles through

  2. The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for working facility manager to coordinate animal care activities, within the implementation of research protocols and serve as the intermediate between daily farm operations and the poultry programs.

COLUMBUS EVENTS

  1. Was your New Year's Resolution to learn a new skill? Visit this article to see the 5 best places to learn something new in Columbus this year.

  2. Create a beautiful, low-maintenance terrarium to decorate your home or give as a gift. Plants lift our spirits when daylight is in short supply, so this is a great class to take with winter on its way! Students can attend in-person or virtually.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Certified Angus Beef is looking for the best and brightest undergraduate and graduate students to apply for Colvin Scholarships, due Jan. 31. Each year they award at least 5 sophomores, juniors or seniors and 1 graduate student with an interest in the beef industry between $3,000 and $7,500.

NAVIGATING COVID TOGETHER

  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. 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

HELPFUL RESOURCES

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

  4. 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.

  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

  6. Lifebuoy

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

  7. 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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