About Us: News

  1. ACEL Students Participate in Transition Day

    Mar 26, 2015

    The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership hosted twelve students from Ohio State's regional campuses and ATI on Wednesday, March 25 as part of Regional Campus Transition Day.

  2. Baughman recognized as Distinguished Alumni at CFAES Alumni Awards

    Mar 11, 2015

    At the 2015 CFAES Alumni Awards, agricultural education alum C. Dale Baughman was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award. This award gives public recognition to the men and women who have rought distinction to themselves; to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; to the School of Environment and Natural Resources; to the Agricultural Technical Institute; to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center; and to Ohio State University Extension through their participation, commitment and leadership.

  3. ACEL Alum Whittney Bowers takes new role with Ohio Farm Bureau

    Feb 24, 2015

    Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership alum Whittney Bowers has joined the staff of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) as Director of Grassroots and Political Outreach. She received her undergraduate degree in agricultural communication in 2010 and completed her master's degree in public relations and communications at Kent State University.

  4. ACEL Alum Jody Poth is new CFAES alumni engagement director

    Jan 20, 2015

    Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership alumna Jody Poth has been selected as the college’s director of alumni engagement, effective Dec. 22, 2014. She received her undergraduate degree in agricultural education from Ohio State in 2008 and her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Connecticut in 2010.

  5. ACT attends Professional Development Conference

    Jan 16, 2015

    Seven members of the Ohio State chapter of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) are attending the National ACT Professional Development Conference in Orlando, Florida.

    The Professional Development Conference provides ACT members with the opportunity for professional growth and networking opportunities with leaders in the agricultural communication field. The University of Florida is the hosting chapter with the theme “Making Magic Happen.”

  6. Alumni Receive Awards at National Conference

    Dec 23, 2014

    Four alumni of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership were recently recognized at the 2014 National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., November 18-22.

    JoAnn Pfeiffer, Agriscience Teacher of the Year Award
    Gina Neff, Outstanding Young Member Award
    Maria Homan, Teachers Turn the Key professional development scholarship
    Katie Black, Teachers Turn the Key professional development scholarship

  7. Faulkner completes internship with National FFA Organization

    Nov 12, 2014

    Shelby Faulkner, of Urbana, served as an intern this summer with the National FFA Organization in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  8. Penhorwood receives national broadcasting scholarship

    Nov 12, 2014

    Ohio State student Joel Penhorwood was awarded the Glenn Kummerow Memorial Scholarship at the National NAFB Convention in Kansas City, Mo on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.

    Presented by the National Association of Farm Broadcasting, this scholarship is given to a junior or senior studying agricultural communication with a concentration in broadcast media. It is a $5,000 award.

  9. Remembering John Starling

    Oct 27, 2014

    John Starling, professor emeritus in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, passed away on Friday, October 24. Dr. Starling was a legend in Ohio agricultural education and our department owes much to his pioneering presence, commitment, and leadership in the agricultual education discipline during a period of expansive growth.

    We extended our deepest sympathies to his family and friends.

  10. ACEL Searching for New Faculty Member

    Oct 21, 2014

    The Department of Agricultural, Communication, Education, and Leadership is conducting a search to fill a faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. The position will be part of our Community Leadership program.

    Review of applications will begin December 1st. For additional information on the position, please read this position description.