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Student Newsletter: January 25, 2021

Welcome to Week 23! 

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WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

  1. This is Pumpkin, she is 4 years old and loves to eat and play in the water bowl! She may not be orange like a pumpkin, but she sure is chonky like one. 

  2. This week's club of the Week is the Meat Science 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. Attached is the announcement for the 2021 Undergraduate Research (Poster) Competition. The event is virtual this year and will be held April 5-8, 2021. The undergraduates will join the graduate and professional student competition and will be judged separately.

  2. The 2021 International Livestock Congress (ILC) will be held virtually on March 2-4, 2021, for ILC participants to interact with global industry leaders as they discuss how they are addressing and adapting to

  3. 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 American Angus Association is offering a regional manager internship this fall designed to enhance a student’s abilities to build effective relationships, craft a promotional strategy and learn about the Angus business and cattle industry.  From assisting with herd visits to securing

  2. STgenetics is looking for highly motivated individuals to fill part-time positions in our calf feeding department. Dairy/Livestock experience is preferred but not required.

    Responsibilities:

    ➢ Arrive on time and feed calves according to company protocol

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

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Ph.D. graduate research assistant position is available in either the Department of Horticulture & Crop Science or the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, OH.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic management team at the Virginia Tech Dairy, supervised by the unit manager.

  2. BLOOD HORSE JOB LIST:

  3. Blue Heaven Farm (

COLUMBUS EVENTS

  1. January 25-30 is Restaurant Week in Columbus! See here for all the deals outlined by 614NOW. 

  2. 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.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Applications are open for the Angus Foundation’s Commercial Cattlemen Scholarship program.

  2. Now Open - College Scholarship Application for the 2021-2022 academic year – Priority Deadline: February 15, 2021

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. SKY Happiness Retreat is a 9-hour total well-being training offered to thousands of university students, faculty, and staff across the country.

  2. SPHINX Senior Class Honorary Applications Available

  3. "Understanding grid marketing and carcass data" webinar | January 21 at 1:30 p.m.

  4. The application period is now open for the next Undergraduate Student Trustee of The Ohio State University Board of Trustees. 

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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