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Student Newsletter: September 5, 2016

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  1. This upcoming weeks meeting for Horsemen's Association will be Tuesday September 6th introducing members to OSU Horse Barn's herd. The meeting will be at OSU Horse Barn (3658 Kays Avenue Dublin, OH 43017-1542) off of Sawmill road.

  2. Hosted by the CFAES Career Development Office and Alumni Engagement Office, the Speed Networking Event provides individuals the opportunity to practice their networking skills to prepare students for the FAES Career Expo.

  3. The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the Buckeye Vet Exploration Day for current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

  4. Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) invites you to attend Night for Young Professionals (NYP) on Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

  5. Interested in scientifically assessing animal welfare? Be a part of the undergraduate Animal Welfare Judging Team! We are competing at the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest at Ohio State November 12-13.


  1. Responsibilities include cleaning, inventory, assisting with veterinary procedures and animal care. There will be many opportunities for learning animal handling and care.


  1. There is a great position available at QTest Labs as a laboratory animal technician! This is being offered for both full-time and part-time positions!

  2. The Michigan State University Dairy Teaching & Research Center has an opening for a Farm Manager I/Supervisor. Interested applicants apply at posting #3848. 

  3. See the attached position announcement for a dairy herd manager position at a 500-cow dairy farm in Bucyrus, OH. The position would involve mostly working with the herd health and breeding programs


  1. Develop your communication skills, build confidence, learn from industry experts, network with students from across the country and win scholarships and prizes!


  1. Examine economic forces in dairy.

    Compare production and processing methods.

    Experience the global nature of the industry.

    Earn 3 credit hours (plus 1 for spring pre-departure class).

  2. Snorkeling with a sea turtle

    For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here.


  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 and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to