This year-long horticultural learning opportunity provides hands-on mentoring in all aspects of garden maintenance and events management for our 60-acre arboretum.
The CFAES Celebration of Students Program is seeking interested students to serve on the 2017 Steering Committee. This is an end-of-the-year celebration recognizing the accomplishments of the students in our college; the entire event is created and produced by students. All majors are encouraged to participate! Deadline to submit the interest form is November 30 by 5:00 PM.
If you have any questions please contact Heather Hugg (.6), Summer McCracken (.100) or Miranda Miser (.19).
The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science held its Graduate Research Retreat on October 13 and 14 in Wooster, Ohio. The retreat is a way for the graduate students of HCS to show off their hard work. Oral and Poster presenations were held over the two days.
Winners of the competition are listed below:
M.S. Proposal 1st Place: Alyssa Lamb
M.S. Research 1st Place: Juan Quijia Pillajo
Ph.D. Proposal 1st Place: Andika Gunadi
Mary Maloney, the Director of the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens was awarded the Shirley-Brooks Jones Award on November 3, 2016 The award is given annually by the Univerity Staff Advisory Council. Shown in the photo: Mary Maloney (left) is presented her award by Andy Evans (right), University Staff Advisory Council Member from the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. Andy Evans is serving his fourth year as a member of the University Staff Advisroy Council. Mary was nominated by College of Food, Agricultural, and Environemetal Scienes Associate Dean, Linda Martin.
The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The deadline to apply is January 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM, applications are available at www.soyohio.org/scholarship.
Details about the scholarship are below:
Ashley Ritchie is a senior Sustainable Plant Systems major, specializing in Agronomy. Ashley doesn’t come from a farming background, so her path to majoring in an agricultural field began in high school. As a high school student, Ashley participated in Envirothon, working with soil. Ever since then, her interest in agriculture, particularly in agronomy, grew. She chose to begin her higher education career at Ohio State’s Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) and enjoyed the experience, “It was great. You got to know the faculty really well,” says Ashley.