About Us: News

  1. Alum receives national educator award

    Nov 30, 2015

    Shalie Logan, alum of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership was one of a select group of agriculture teachers nationwide who received the 2015 Teachers Turn the Key professional development scholarship. Logan is the agricultural educator at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center at Kenton High School in Kenton, Ohio. 

  2. Buck receives Honorary National FFA Degree

    Nov 10, 2015

    Dr. Emily Buck, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, was awarded the National FFA Honorary Degree at the 2015 National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky on October 28-31, 2015.

    The National FFA Organizations relies on the support of exceptional teachers, individuals and companies to provide life-changing experiences for its members. Each year, those who have made outstanding contributions to FFA are recognized.

  3. 25 students receive American FFA Degree

    Nov 5, 2015

    At the 2015 National FFA Convention held in Louisville, Kentucky, 25 students from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership received their American FFA Degree.

  4. Agricultural communication student elected to National FFA office

    Nov 2, 2015

    Agricultural communication student Sydney Snider was selected to serve the National FFA Organization as the Eastern Region Vice President on Saturday, October 31 at the 2015 National FFA Convention.

    Other FFA members who were selected to serve on the 2015-2016 officer team include:

  5. Alumni Board to Host Reunion

    Oct 22, 2015

    On Saturday, November 14, the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership will be hosting an alumni reunion and game watch at the Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill is Columbus, Ohio.

    All alumni of the agricultural communication, agricultural and extension education, agriscience education, and community leadership majors are welcomed and encouraged to attend with their families.

  6. Four ACEL students selected to Ohio State ATI Homecoming Court

    Oct 14, 2015

    Four students in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership were named to the homecoming court at Ohio State ATI.

    Court members were selected based on their leadership qualities, spirit, integrity, and achievement through their contributions and involvement at Ohio State ATI.

  7. Alexander named to Ohio State Homecoming Court

    Oct 12, 2015

    Agricultural Communication senior Devon Alexander was named a member of the Ohio State University’s annual Homecoming Court.

    Alexander is an active member of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Ambassadors, FarmHouse Fraternity, Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow, Office of Student Life Advancement, Pelotonia and Alpha Zeta Partners.

  8. Buck receives national educator award

    Jul 16, 2015

    Dr. Emily Buck, agricultural communication faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership was presented the Educator Award, NACTA’s entry-level teaching honor at the NACTA Conference held at the University of Georgia in Athens last month.

    One of the central purposes of NACTA (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) is to recognize those individuals whose efforts represent the very best in agricultural higher education. The NACTA Educator Award is a criterion based award and is reviewed by a committee of NACTA members.

  9. ACEL alum selected as Teacher of the Year

    Jul 13, 2015

    Katrina Swinehart, a 2011 (B.S) and 2013 (M.S.) graduate of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership was recently selected as one of DuPont Pioneer’s Agriscience Teachers of the Year. The applications go through several rounds of evaluation by the National Association of Agricultural Educators, with 50 teachers ultimately chosen for this honor.

  10. Whittington receives national teaching award

    Jul 13, 2015

    Dr. Susie Whittington was awarded the NACTA Teaching Award of Excellence at the June 2015 NACTA Conference held at the University of Georgia in Athens.

    The NACTA Teaching Award of Excellence is presented to one individual each year who demonstrates excellence in post-secondary instruction in agriculture. This award recognizes Dr. Whittington for her international level of commitment, excellence, and scholarship in college teaching.  

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