1. Wickham receives award from national agricultural association 

    Sep 12, 2023

    Emily Wickham, communication and undergraduate program manager in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, was recognized with the Ray A. Miller Professional Achievement Award at the 2023 conference for the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA).

  2. ACEL Outstanding Students announced at annual banquet

    May 19, 2023

    The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) recognized a number of outstanding students during their annual banquet on April 20, 2023. 

  3. Thomas awarded NAFB scholarship

    Feb 16, 2023

    Sarah Thomas, a master’s student in agricultural communication, education, and leadership, was presented the Farmakis Scholarship by the NAFB Foundation at the annual National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB) Convention recently held in Kansas City, MO.

    Since 1977, the NAFB Foundation has provided financial support and educational opportunities in the form of college scholarships to assist students in pursuit of careers in agricultural communication. More than $545,750 in scholarships have been awarded.

  4. ACEL students attend AFA conference

    Feb 10, 2023

    Twelve students from the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership attended the annual Agriculture Feature of America (AFA) Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. 

  5. Garner selected for, participates in 4-H Professionals' Cultural Immersion Project

    Jan 27, 2023

    Solomon Garner, a second-year master’s student studying agricultural communication, education, and leadership, recently traveled to Puerto Rico with the 4-H Professionals’ Cultural Immersion Project. 

  6. Ohio State’s AgOne program completes inaugural cohort

    Dec 19, 2022

    Ohio State’s Leadership Center graduated its first co-hort of the AgOne program, a new, year-long program for agricultural industry board members which focused on self-leadership, team leadership and stewardship. These six co-hort members all serve as board members within their industry and earned a Foundational Leadership Certificate, developed a leadership plan, strengthened their network and understand board effectiveness throughout their time in the program.

  7. Rodriguez recipient of USDA best early-career teacher honors

    Dec 9, 2022

    Dr. Mary Rodriguez, associate professor of community leadership, received the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Excellence in College and University Teaching in Food and Agricultural Sciences “Early Career” Award at the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU) annual meeting, held in Denver, Colorado, November 6-8, 2022. 

  8. Nominations being accepted for ACEL Alumni Awards

    Nov 29, 2022

    The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership Alumni Board is currently seeking nominations for ACEL Alumni Awards. This is the inaugural year of the ACEL Alumni to Alumni recognition program. This program is designed to highlight alumni from our department that are doing good things in their careers, communities and in the Ohio State community. 

  9. Gregg named recipient of 2022 Cultivator of Change award

    Nov 21, 2022

    Colby Gregg, a doctoral candidate in agricultural communication, education, and leadership at The Ohio State University, was recently recognized by the Cultivating Change Foundation as the 2022 Cultivator of Change Award recipient. This award was presented at the 2022 Cultivating Change Summit held in Washington DC in early October. 

  10. Blue attends the Smithfield Foods Explore Seminar

    Nov 18, 2022

    Kalyn Blue, an agricultural communication major from Hamler, Ohio, recently attended the Smithfield Foods Explore Seminar in Smithfield, Virginia. During this experience, attendees worked alongside industry leaders to explore real-world protein industry problems utilizing the integration of cross-collaborative teams.