Monday, January 8 2018
Academic Advising:
Academic Advising Appointments
Remember, if you would like to make an appointment with your Academic Advisor (Kelli for FABE and LaShanda for ASM/CSM) you can do so via go.osu.edu/OnCourse. Be sure to leave a comment explaining your reason for making an appointment to ensure an efficient use of your appointment time!
Week One Walk-in Academic Advising
FABE Students: Kelli will be hosting walk-in advising every day this week. Walk-in appointments are quick 10-minute appointments for urgent spring scheduling needs . Walk-in appointments are available:
  • Monday, January 8th: 9am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Tuesday, January 9th: 10:30am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Wednesday, January 10th: 9am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Thursday, January 11th: 9am-12pm and 1-3pm
  • Friday, January 12th: 9am-12pm and 1-3pm


ASM/CSM Students: LaShanda is also taking quick walk-in questions when she is available this week. However, students are encouraged to make an appointment for anything other than a quick question.
Scholarships:
Engineering, CFAES, and FABE Departmental Student Scholarships
Applications Due February 1
All students in the department are encouraged to complete BOTH the OSU Special Scholarships and CFAES Student Scholarships applications. Apply for hundreds of Ohio State special-eligibility scholarships with a wide variety of eligibility criteria (including College of Engineering specific scholarships) via the OSU Special Scholarships app. By completing the CFAES Student Scholarships app, you will be eligible for various awards offered by CFAES and the FABE department.


Fellowships for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian language study
Applications Due February 1, 2018
The East Asian Studies Center offers a unique fellowship opportunity for undergraduate students in STEM departments who are interested in studying Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or other East Asian language. The Ohio State University is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for East Asian studies, allowing us to offer several of these fellowships for either intensive summer language study or academic year STEM and language study. Detailed information is below or on our website at  http://easc.osu.edu/fellowships/undergrad/flas .
AGC Ohio Scholarships
Applications Due February 8, 2018
The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Ohio Education Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year. Approximately 25 scholarships, typically in the amount of $1,000 , will be awarded to students pursuing careers in construction related fields, Construction Management, Engineering, Architects, etc. The application deadline is February 8, 2018.

Application requirements include:
Must be US Citizen
Maintain >2.5 GPA (4.0 Scale)
Enrolled Undergrad in => 2 nd  Year of 2-5 Years Programs of Study

The following link has more information and the scholarship application(s):   https://www.agcohio.com/scholarships
Ohio Contractors Association Hall of Fame Scholarshi p
Since 1996, OCA has awarded nearly $200,000 in scholarships to support promising future talent studying for careers in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology and Construction Management. Scholarships are available for students with graduating goals set at the associate and bachelor's degree levels. OCA recognizes the value that our Hall of Fame Scholarship recipients bring to our industry. These scholarships are for students enrolled in a degree program in Civil Engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management, or related studies.
 
For questions, contact Rachel Sirca, Director of Member Services, at 614-488-0724 or  rsirca@ohiocontractors.org .
Education Abroad:
DEADLINE EXTENDED: India, Sustainable Food Systems in an Emerging Economy
Applications Due January 15
India is the world’s second most‐populous country, the world’s largest democracy, and a vital part of the global economy. It is a country where students can get a better understanding of globalization and development through various lenses. This program is specifically designed to help students learn about one of the most important sector of development, agriculture, through a combination of guest lectures by experts from Punjab Agricultural University (a premier agricultural university) and various site visits on topics related to post-harvest processing, seed production, and agricultural equipment manufacturer facilities. Students will travel extensively throughout India to view agriculture in multiple agro-climatic regions, cultural/heritage sites, and agricultural equipment manufactures.

 
For more information please also visit  http://go.osu.edu/IndiaFoodSystems , as well as view  the program information PPT slides
 
Scholarships Available!

If you have any questions, please contact Difei Shen at  shen.1040@osu.edu .
Upcoming Events:
CFAES Ambassador Info Session
Wednesday, January 24, 5:20 p.m. 247 Ag Admin Building
Are you interested in applying to be an Ambassador for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)? This is an optional activity to learn more about the application and interview process. We will have current ambassadors in attendance to share their experiences. Feel free to attend if you are considering submitting an application for the ambassador team—food provided. We hope to see you there!
Jobs and Internships:
Employment Opportunities:
Internships:
As always, keep checking the FABE website for the latest  internship  and  job postings ...
Other Opportunities:
CFAES Ambassador Applications Available
If you would like to apply to be a College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Ambassador, the application will be available on Monday, January 8, 2018. Click  here  to learn more about becoming an ambassador. The application is due on Friday, February 2, 2018. CFAES Ambassadors are a team of undergraduate students selected to represent the college to prospective students and guests, alumni, and donors.
CFAES Peer Mentor Program
Want to get involved and help your fellow students as they enter CFAES? In autumn 2018, we will have the following peer mentor groups: freshmen, honors, ATI transition, and transfers. All information can also be found online:  https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/campus-life/peer-mentors   or you can email Sarah Williams (.4263) with questions.

Application -  Apply here by February 9 th http://go.osu.edu/CFAESPeerMentor_application
 
Information Sessions -  Join Sarah and Justin Bower as they explain the CFAES Peer Mentor program for the coming year. 
January 16 th , 4:30-5:15 p.m., Ag Admin 108
January 25 th , 4:00-5:00 p.m., Kottman Hall 104
Experience OSU for a Day Hosts & Spring Semester Schedules Needed
Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it is like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience OSU for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like. These students visit CFAES frequently, and we are in need of volunteers to show these students around campus when they come to visit. If you were a host last semester, we need your new schedule!
 
EOFD Hosts volunteer to have prospective high school students shadow them from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for 1-2 weekdays each semester. Hosting is very flexible and can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Hosts are encouraged to take their shadow(s) to class, the Oval, the Union, a room in Nosker House, and to eat lunch at Parker Dairy Store (lunch is free for the host and shadow). Hosting is open to any CFAES student who has completed at least one semester of classes at the Columbus campus. To sign up, simply fill out  this form   and  email it to Abby Motter at  motter.109s@osu.edu . Feel free to contact Abby i f you have questions.
2018 Outstanding Senior Applications Open
If you are graduating with your bachelor's degree during 2018, you are eligible to apply for the 2018 Outstanding Senior Award! The deadline for submitting applications is January 22, 2018. The group of Outstanding Senior Award recipients will be recognized at their own special program to be held in late-March, early-April this year.
Have an event or announcement to share with FABE students, faculty, and staff? Submit your event or announcement name, date, location, and a brief description to fabe@osu.edu . Submissions must be submitted by noon the Thursday before the newsletter goes out.