1. ACEL students participate in CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum

    Mar 2, 2017

    Students from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) competed in the annual CFAES Undergraduate Student Research Forum on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. 

    Shelby Balint, a senior in agriscience education from Huron, Ohio, presented her research titled "Perception of Preservice Teachers' Toward Preparation to Teach the Science of Agriculture."

    Megan Besancon, a senior in agricultural communication from Sterling, Ohio, presented her research titled "A Comparative Analysis of Agricultural Hashtags on Twitter."

  2. Five ACEL students named to CFAES Ambassador Team

    Mar 1, 2017

    Five students from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership were named as ambassadors for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. 

    CFAES Ambassadors are a team of 20 to 30 students, selected through an application and interview process, to represent the college in a variety of ways.

  3. Assistant Professor of Leadership position available

    Jan 25, 2017

    The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership is searching for a new assistant professor of leadership in the community leadership program.

    This position, which will be 75% teaching and 25% research, is a tenure-track position with a 9-month appointment. 

  4. Snider attends annual agriculture educator conference

    Dec 21, 2016

    Carley Snider, from Felicity, attended the 2016 National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Selected from a pool of nationwide candidates, Snider was one of 24 pre-service agricultural education students who participated in the Future Agriscience Teacher (FAST) symposium, five day professional development and networking event that was part of the annual NAAE convention.

  5. ACEL alum named director of Ohio State ATI

    Dec 20, 2016

    Dr. Kristina Boone, an alum of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership has been named the director for Ohio State ATI. Boone completed her master’s degree in agricultural communication and doctoral degree in extension education at Ohio State in 1991 and 1994 respectively.

  6. Shellhouse completes internship with National FFA Organization

    Nov 17, 2016

    Jarred Shellhouse, of Sycamore, served as an intern this summer with the National FFA Organization in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  7. Bush to serve term as National ACT Officer

    Nov 17, 2016

    Amanda Bush, a senior majoring in agricultural communication at The Ohio State University, was elected to serve a one-year term as communications coordinator for National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT). This election took place at the 2016 Agricultural Media Summit in St. Louis, Missouri.

    In her role as communications coordinator, Bush will be responsible for maintaining the National ACT website and social media, as well as assisting the member relations coordinator to promote membership.

  8. ACEL PhD student Christy Clary presents a poster on Teen Leadership

    ACEL Graduate Students Attend National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Annual Conference

    Oct 31, 2016

    Five ACEL graduate students participated in the annual NAE4-HA Conference earlier this month.  The National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE-4H) is an organization committed to helping youth development professionals through professional development, networking, and research.  More than 1,600 participants were in attendance at this year’s conference hosted in New Orleans, Louisiana.  The theme of the conference this year was “Bayous and Byways: 4-H Navigating the Future” and ACEL graduate students presented posters, presentations, and workshops highlighting this theme.

  9. Prince Albert II of Monaco and ACEL PhD student Fally Masambuka

    Masambuka delivers presentation to Prince Albert II of Monaco on behalf of the Global Water Institute

    Sep 19, 2016

    Prince Albert II of Monaco recently visited Ohio State to learn about the various efforts being conducted at the university devoted to sustainable development and climate change.  Prince Albert II has long championed these causes and established the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation in 2006, which “encourages sustainable and fair management of natural resources and places humankind at the center of its projects.”  As part of his visit, Prince Albert II presented a lecture focusing climate change, biodiversity, and access to clean water.  Prior

  10. Vonderhaar completes internship with Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum

    Sep 6, 2016

    Ryan Vonderhaar, of Camden, completed an internship this summer with Ohio FFA Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio.

    During the internship, Vonderhaar was responsible for planning and facilitating events that occur for high school students during FFA camps. These events include aquatic activities, high ropes, and tours of an ongoing timber harvest.

    Vonderhaar returned to Ohio State in August to continue his degree in agricultural communication. He is the son of Alan and Rachel Vonderhaar and a graduate of Talawanda High School.