Buckeye Buzz: November 16 - 22, 2020

  1. SLC Meeting

    The next Student Leadership Council (SLC) will be Sunday, November 22 at 7:30 pm. Please check your email for Zoom invite!  Meeting agenda will be sent prior to meeting.

    Any questions, contact Jodie at holava.1.


  2. Motivate Your Middle - Now Virtual!


    This virtual workshop for student leaders will help you develop skills to help motivate the members of your organization. The workshop will look at the concept of Motivating the Middle by TJ Sullivan to help leaders understand how different members of their organization are motivated in a variety of ways. 

    Workshop Format: A mix of content and interactive exercises for student leaders to take and apply to their org! Get more out of the session if two or more from your org attend!!!

    When: Tuesday, November 17th at 6:00 - 7:00 pm

    Where: Via Zoom! Link will be sent upon registration!


    Each participant will be able to pick up a Leadership Survival Kit post-workshop from the SAC!

    There will still be a raffle during workshop with an opportunity to win THREE different leadership packages!



  3. Student Org Update on In-Person Events

    EFFECTIVE 11.12.20

    Effective immediately, all in-person student organization gatherings, events and tabling activities, even those of 10 people or fewer, will once again be prohibited. This limitation applies both to on-campus and off-campus events and gatherings of any kind. For organizations with on-campus space reservations, please work with your event planner to cancel or convert those plans to a virtual method. The restriction will be in place at least through the end of the calendar year, and we will provide more information as it becomes available regarding the potential to resume in-person programs in the spring semester.

    To read the full announcement CLICK HERE.

  4. Are you an American Degree recipient?

    Collegiate FFA would like to reach out to all American Degree recipients to fill this out to collect their information for a recognition ceremony that we would like to begin planning for spring semester. This form needs to be filled out by the end of the semester to get a head count for the ceremony. We will be sending out more information to recipients in January. If you have any questions, please email James.1102 or Singleton.163


    American Degree Recipient Questionnaire


  5. Are you feeling stressed, depressed or scared?

    Are you feeling stressed, anxious, depressed, burnt out or scared? You are not alone! The Office of the Chief Wellness Officer, Office of Student Life and College of Nursing have free resources and solutions to help you reduce stress and build coping and resiliency skills. In fact, you can get an Amazon gift card for participating!

    Learn more and sign up: go.osu.edu/CARESwellness

  6. SAC Closed after Thanksgiving

    SAC CLOSed - November 26th - January 18th

    The Student Activities Center (SAC) will be closed November 26th - January 18th, 2021.  It will resume operation on Tuesday, January 19th, 2021.


  7. Plan Now!

    As we enter the last few weeks of the semester, it’s important for you to start prepping now for your Thanksgiving and Winter Break plans. Reduce your chances of bringing COVID-19 home to your friends and family by getting a COVID-19 test before leaving campus. Whether you live on or off-campus there are tips and steps you can follow to start your break off in a safe and healthy way. 

    Learn more: go.osu.edu/PlanNow 

  8. Bookstore Reminder!

    Rental returns reminder: Due December 11th (last day of finals) but you will either have to ship them back using the $5.00 per box label, return them in person (holiday hours will apply) or perhaps if you are done...return them before you leave for Thanksgiving. Check your email for details.

  9. Visit the Learning Lab!!


    Don't forget the Learning Lab is up and running virtuall!!!!


    And we are using on-course to report and write notes as needed!!

    If you have any questions PLEASE feel free to email/call/zoom

    Be Safe

    Penny     nemitz.7@osu.edu


    Get to know our tutors...

    donerHello everyone I am Sarah Doner! I’m from Amanda, Ohio and am an Animal Science small ruminant production and minoring in ag comm. In the learning lab I can help with most elective classes and animal science classes!

  10. News from Academic Affairs

    ENCOURAGEMENTS: Assistant Dean and Director of DEI Office Hours

    The CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is pleased to announce office hours for the Assistant Dean and Director. Starting on Monday, December 7, virtual office hours will be Mondays from 10:00-11:00 and on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00.

    Please join by using: https://go.osu.edu/assistantdeanfordeiofficehours

  11. Study Strategies for Open Book Exams

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    Monday November 16, 3-4PM


    Thursday November 19, 11AM-12PM


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  12. Drop Deadline has been Extended!!


    The deadline for dropping an autumn semester 2020 full-semester or 2nd session course has been extended to Friday, November 20.

  13. External Scholarship Opportunities - UPDATED!

    It's time to start exploring external scholarship opportunities!  Take a look at these external scholarship opportunities, your local county community foundations, and more!  New additions will be made throughout the year.

  14. Financial Aid & Scholarships


    The 2021-2022 FAFSA application is available to complete and submit for next school year.  In addition, take the time to complete the Ohio State ATI/CFAES scholarship application. The OSU Special Scholarship application will be available soon. Please keep checking back! Check out this TO DO LIST for more details!


    The OSU/ATI CFAES scholarship application is now live for the next academic year!  DO NOT WAIT TO APPLY!   

    If you plan to return to ATI next year or continue on to Columbus and plan to have a 2.0 GPA or higher, be sure to fill out the application to be considered for scholarship funding!  Scholarships are distributed based on many factors, not just academic performance! 

    If you plan to return to ATI next year you will select ATI/Wooster for your campus.  If you will be transitioning to Columbus AFTER this Spring, you will select the Columbus campus.  It is VERY important that you select the correct campus as awards do not cross campuses.

    If you have questions or accidentally choose the wrong campus contact lemasters.27@osu.edu



    Interested in expressing your creative ideas about water quality, rural-urban interface, farm and community stress, food security, and food waste?  If so, take a look at the KXPRESS Scholarship Opportunity for more details. Deadline is November 22nd, 2020 at 11:59 PM.  Contact Katie Miller at miller.8406@osu.edu to learn more!

  15. Do you know a faculty or staff member that goes above and beyond?

    Do you know a faculty or staff member that goes above and beyond? Now is your chance to give them the recognition they deserve. Ohio State ATI is hosting it's annual Employee Recognition Event virtually on Friday, December 11th. We want to give students the chance to nominate outstanding faculty, staff and teaching.

    Please take a few moments to nominate someone who has made a difference in your time at Ohio State ATI.

    Nominations are due Tuesday, December 1st.

    Use this link to submit your nomination - https://ati.osu.edu/award-form

  16. Give Back to Wooster Really Recovered Home with Franklin RA's


    The Franklin RA's are hosting a give back program. This program is for the benefit of the Wooster Really Recovered Home. This home helps gentlemen who are without a place to live, getting out of rehab, or being released from jail get back on their feet to establish a new foundation of life. These men are coming to the Really Recovered Home with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Franklin RA's are creating care baskets for the men in the home to help them kick start their new beginning. We would truly appreciate any kind of assistance from you. Whether it is coming to the program on November 23rd at 6:30pm in the housing office to package and write encouraging notes, or simply donating any of the needed items listed below. Any kind of contributions would be greatly appreciated by the Frankin team , as well as the men at the Really Recovered Home. Any items donated would need to be at the housing office by Friday November 20th at 4:30pm. Thank you in advance!!


    The items in need are as followed:

    • full body towels
    • wash cloths
    • winter hats and gloves
    • 3 in 1 shower soap
    • loofa
    • comb/brush
    • toothbrush and paste
    • deodorant
    • nail clippers
    • socks
    • chap-stick
    • snack foods
      • chips, cookies, candies, fruit, jerky, popcorn, etc
    • paper products
      • tissues, toilet paper, plates, paper towels/napkins
    • laundry supplies
      • detergent, dry sheets, laundry baskets
    • winter coats
    • underwear/boxers/briefs


    Program: November 23rd at 6:30 pm in Housing Office

    Donated Item Deadline: November 20th at 4:30 pm (Drop off located: Housing Office)
  17. Internships - Updated Opportunities!

    ABS Global is now recruiting for a variety of exciting opportunities for our Summer 2021 intern positions! Depending on positions, internships are open to high-school grads or those pursuing a degree at an accredited technical college or university.  To view more info and openings CLICK HERE!

    AgCareers.com presents internship opportunities from valued partners!! Simply CLICK HERE to find current opportunities within each company overview.  You'll discover each organizations' job postings, and within that list you'll find internship openings!

    International Intership Opportunity - Open to all students with the Tata Group - India's leading business group!

    Applications opened on September 1 and the deadline is December 31, 2020. The program is remote for the 2020/21 program year.

    Check it out and visit https://www.tata.com/careers/programs/tata-global-internships

    Witmer's Feed and Grain is offering a 2021 Summer Internship Opportunity with their Replacement Heifer Rearing Program

    For more information and details, check out the flyer!

    Applications are now open for college-age students to apply for the American Angus Association®, Angus Journal ® and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) 2021 summer internships.  Each summer the American Angus Association, AGI and Angus Media invite college students to gain real-world knowledge and hands-on skills by serving as interns for the nation’s largest beef breed organization.  Find more information regarding the exciting summer internship programs below.  These 10-week internship programs provide a unique hands-on experience that will both challenge and instill confidence both professionally and personally.

    Students interested in applying should send a resumé, cover letter and references to careers@angus.org by Feb. 1, 2021.  Visit angus.org/careers for internship descriptions and requirements.

  18. Student Rep needed for MLK Day of Service Committee

    The Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service Committee of OSU Wooster Campus is seeking Ohio State ATI student representatives. Planning meetings will take place virtually, and there will be some meetings held over the winter break period. If you are interested in helping to organize this event, which will take place in late January, please contact Keegan Hange at hange.7@osu.edu for more details.

  19. Flu Shots Available on Campus - Nov. 18th

    Take a Step towards staying well!

    Flu shots will be offered at Fisher Auditorium on Wednesday, November 18th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. and will be made available for faculty, staff, and students!

     Most insurance companies cover the cost of the flu vaccine; however, individuals should understand their insurance benefits and network status to identify any potential out-of-pocket cost. The flu vaccine can be billed to the individual's insurance; to do so, the insurance card must be provided to Student Health Services within 30 days. After 30 days, the service will remain billed to the individual. If you wish to receive a vaccine, we ask that you please bring your insurance card.

    Plan to get your COVID test and flu shot in one stop!


  20. Resident Advisor (RA) Applications are Now Available!

    Do you enjoy helping others?

    Are you great at solving problems?

    Are you interested in making campus feel more like home?

    Ohio State ATI is now seeking Resident Advisor (RA) candidates for the 2021-2022 academic year. Further information, including the job application, is available online at www.go.osu.edu/atirainfo

    Completed applications are due online by Sunday, January 17, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. To apply, visit eRezLife and look for “JOBS” on the left side panel followed by “Regional Paraprofessional Staff (RA/RM) 2021-2022.” NOTE: The Resident Manager position is not available in Wooster.


    WANT TO LEARN MORE? Attend an upcoming, no-pressure information session on Zoom:

    •             Thursday, November 19 at 8:30 pm

    •             Wednesday, December 2 at 12:30 pm

    Register at www.go.osu.edu/atirainfo


    A minimum 2.25 semester and cumulative GPA is required. Due to COVID-19, no prior campus living experience is required.


    Questions? Contact an Applewood Village Senior Staff member for further information: (330) 287-7504.

    Mick Steiner, Housing Coordinator (steiner.255@osu.edu) Caitlin Blake, Apartments Manager (blake.429@osu.edu)

  21. AFA Technology Institute Opportunities!!

    AFA Leader Institutes provide undergraduate college students with the career direction and professional development they need to confidently navigate their new careers in food and agriculture.

    If you're pursuing a career in agricultural technology or just want to know more about how technology and innovation shape agriculture's bigger picture, this institute is for you!!!

    Application deadline is Dec. 2, 2020!

    Once selected to attend an Institute, the only cost to the student is travel. AFA and its partners cover hotel, meals and event materials!


  22. Now Hiring! New Positions Added


    If you are interested in student employment, please use the following links to access the student job boards: 

    Wage paying positions that do not require a Federal Work Study award: http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/studentjobs/t08_pageview/Home.htm

    Federal Work Study positions for those with a Federal Work Study Award: https://www.sfa.osu.edu/jobs/federal-work-study-program/federal-work-study-job-board

    If you need assistance or have questions, contact lemasters.27@osu.edu

    Student Assistant Position at OARDC Available

    Immunology and virology focused research lab in the Food Animal Health department has a position opened for a research assistant specializing research animal care.

    Experience with pig handling and care is helpful. In addition to caring for the pigs, general lab maintenance is needed, specifically autoclaving supplies, restocking lab supplies, labeling collection tubes, preparing solutions and media.

    Additional assistance is needed on necropsy days with animal restraint, collection of animal samples, tissue processing and storage of samples. This person will comply with lab and federal animal care protocols and go through the training requirements.

    For more information visit go.osu.edu/atistudentjobs

    Local Dairy Farm Help Wanted

    Help wanted on a local dairy farm milking cows and feeding calves.  We are located 10 minutes from school and need help with morning and evening chores.  Will work with school schedules.  We milk 200 registered Holsteins and raise our own replacement heifers. If interested please e-mail use at wilsan5693@yahoo.com or call Brett at 330-317-3361 or Sandy at 330-317-3362.  Our address is 5693 Back Orville Rd. Wooster, OH 44691

    Weaver Leather Now Hiring!

    Weaver Leather, located in Mount Hope, is in need of part-time help in the warehouse and manufacturing divisions. They are offering VERY flexible schedules. If interested please fill out an application or send your resume to,

    Attn: Human Resources Manager

    Weaver Leather, LLC

    7540 CR 201

    P.O. Box 68

    Mt. Hope, Ohio 44660-0068


    Cafe Carmen is Hiring for Spring Semester!

    Starting rate is $9.50 an hour with a free meal each shift. Please apply online at https://dining.osu.edu/student-employment/  and upload your class schedule.

    OSU ATI Dairy Farm

    Job opening at the ATI Dairy Farm! Duties include milking, feeding, cleaning, and general care of the dairy herd.  Must be available to work from November 30th through January 11th.  If interested email Brandon Lawwill at lawwill.1@osu.edu