1. ACEL names 2021 Distinguished Seniors

    Mar 29, 2021

    The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) has named 14 students to the third class of ACEL Distinguished Seniors in 2021. These students were selected by the faculty and staff of the Department for their excellence both in and out of the classroom. 

  2. Ohio State agriscience education seniors complete student teaching around Ohio

    Mar 24, 2021

    Each year the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership (ACEL) at the Ohio State University sends students to high schools around the state for 12 weeks to gain real world experience in the classroom. This year, 22 agricultural education programs welcomed student teachers who are seniors in the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and agriscience education majors. 

  3. McMullen selected to serve on Agriculture Future of America Student Advisory Team

    Mar 1, 2021

    Nicole McMullen, a junior agriscience education major at The Ohio State University, has been selected to be a member of the Agriculture Future of American (AFA) Student Advisory Team. The Student Advisory Team is made up of 11 students from across the nation after a competitive application process.

  4. Twelve ACEL Buckeyes graduate

    Dec 18, 2020

    This past Sunday, Ohio State held it's 426th Commencement Ceremony (and third virtual ceremony). 

    Our department had eight undergraduate students and six graduate students complete their degrees at the end of Autumn Semester 2020.

    Undergraduate students include:

    Trent Baldwin
    community leadership
    Salinas, California

    Lisa Brenner
    community leadership
    Sunbury, Ohio

  5. Rumble named Ohio State ATI Outstanding Advisor

    Dec 17, 2020

    Congratulations to Dr. Joy Rumble, assistant professor of agricultural communication, for being named the recipient of the Ohio State ATI Outstanding Advisor award.

    Rumble advises ACEL students who attend our CFAES Wooster campus and teaches several of our agricultural communication undergraduate and graduate courses at both the Wooster and Columbus campuses.

    Rumble joined the ACEL faculty in 2018. She is a three time graduate of Ohio State, which includes a master's degree in agricultural communication from our department.

  6. McMullen places first in regional interview contest

    Nov 2, 2020

    Nicole McMullen, a junior studying agriscience education, earned the top award in the interview contest during the virtual Region V Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Cluster. She will represent Ohio State and Region V at the National MANRRS Conference this spring.

    MANRRS is a national society of people of all racial and ethnical groups in agricultural and related science careers with a focus on promoting these fields in a positive manner among ethnic minorities.

  7. Landaverde receives international fellowship

    Oct 23, 2020

    Rafael Quijada Landaverde, graduate associate and doctoral student in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) at The Ohio State University was named one of seven recipients of the Kirchner Food Fellowship. 

  8. Schaffter awarded national agricultural education scholarship

    Aug 5, 2020

    Paige Schaffter, a senior in agriscience education from Edon, Ohio, has been selected for the 2020 Upper Division Agricultural Education Scholarship from the National Association of Agricultural Educators.

  9. OSU Leadership Center: 30 Years of Accessibility, Affordability, and Applicability 

    Jul 31, 2020

    Since 1990, The Ohio State University Leadership Center has had the mission of providing research-based resources and high-quality practical programs to build and strengthen leadership capacities. 

    This year, we are celebrating 30 years of hands-on workshops and strength-based training activities to both organizations and individuals.

  10. Wickham Elected to Board of Directors for National Agricultural Organization 

    Jul 24, 2020

    Emily Wickham, communication and undergraduate program manager at The Ohio State University, was elected to a two-year term on the board of directors for the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA). Wickham will serve as the communications track representative and be responsible for assisting in the development of educational content for the conference and virtual “beg, bor