Tuesday, January 16, 2018
In The News:
Jepsen to Lead International Society of Agricultural Safety and Health
Dr. Dee Jepsen was recently named President of the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH). Jepsen will serve on the Board of Directors for a two-year term through the summer of 2019. Read more...
Register Soon for Greenhouse Hydroponics Workshop
Registration is open for The Ohio State University’s 2018 Greenhouse Management Workshop, which this year will focus on hydroponics, a booming Ohio industry that grows crops in water without soil. The event is Feb. 8-9 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). Read more...
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 .
Upcoming Events:
Envisioning an Agricultural Renaissance
Thursday, January 18, 5:00 p.m. 281 0210 Animal Science Building
Global food systems are changing in dynamic and remarkable ways. The nexus between food, water, energy and the changing climate is forcing agriculturists to re-imagine how they will provide sustenance to a hungry world. As we begin to envision new ways of accomplishing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, a new age of agriculture is unfolding.
Tillman Scholarship Info Session
Friday, January 19, 12:30 p.m. 281 Student Academic Services Building
The Pat Tillman Foundation offers the Tillman Military Scholars program, which awards  up to 60 scholarships nationwide ! These scholarships apply towards undergraduate or graduate/professional school expenses, and are renewable. In many cases, they may pay all tuition, fees, living stipends, and expenses—even for graduate, doctorate, medical, law, and other professional degrees. These scholarships are open to all military members, veterans (honorably discharged),  and their spouses. Please join the Office of Military and Veteran’s Services and the Undergraduate Fellowship Office for an information session that will discuss the program, how to apply, and how we can help make your application competitive.
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:
Machine Concepts, Inc in Minster, Ohio is looking for a number of entry level engineering positions listed below:
  • Mechanical Engineering Designer full time
  • Mechanical Engineering Intern for summer semester and beyond
  • Electrical Controls Engineer full time 
  • Electrical Controls Engineer Intern all semesters

Machine Concepts is an expanding small company comprised of 76 employees (26 of which are engineers). http://www.machineconcepts.com/job-postings
MSE Computer Lab Monitor Position:
Lab monitors in the Materials Science and Engineering student computer labs will help to ensure that the environment is clean and ready for instructional purposes by faculty, staff and students. They will assist in the maintenance of printers, enforce lab policy, and perform other duties as assigned to support Information Technology services.

Specific duties include:
• Maintain printers in student computing labs; clear jams, replace toner cartridges and keep paper drawers full. 
• Clean keyboards, mice and tables. 
• Perform hardware and software installations.
• Assist IT staff with other duties, such as moving equipment and faculty/staff requests for assistance.

The student lab monitor would work approximately 10 hours per week for a wage of $9.00/hr.
Interested parties should pass along a resume (with optional cover letter), current class schedule, current GPA and when they expect to graduate. Potential candidates should not be planning to graduate until the end of SP19, at the earliest. Attn: Mike Davis.157@osu.edu
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.
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.