2020 National FFA Convention Online

Welcome, Future Buckeyes!National FFA President, Koleson McCoy

Searching for your calling? Already know your passion? Either way, we’re ready to help! With locations in Columbus and Wooster (ATI), Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has what you’re looking for. 22 majors. 31 minors. Two years at Ohio State ATI or four years at the Columbus campus. You decide. It’s all about you and making a difference in the world. Take your first step to #BeTheOne. We invite Future Buckeyes to take part in National FFA Convention Review Online! Learn more about our college and ways to connect below:

 

 

Wednesday, October 28

Event Description  
Future Buckeye Admissions Overview: Columbus Campus Are you a future Buckeye who would like to learn about the admissions process for Ohio State? Join us as we discuss the admissions process for Ohio State and the student support services in CFAES. Learn More!
The Student Perspective: The Dollars and Cents of Paying for College Come hear current students share how they funded their college journey. From scholarships to employment, learn how Ohio State can be affordable for you and your family. Learn More
Financial Aid and Scholarships Affordability is a top priority for Ohio State. During this session, students will learn about college cost and navigating financial aid. Learn More!
Spotlight on Majors Do you love hands-on experiences? Do you crave time outdoors? Are you passionate about protecting agricultural and natural resources? Come learn about majors in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), Plant Pathology, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, and Entomology. Select which department you would like to learn more about from the options to the right.

Environment and Natural Resources

Plant Pathology
Horticulture and Crop Sciences
Entomology

 

Thursdayday, October 29

Event Description  
Spotlight on Majors Do you love working with people? Are you interested in the financial side of agriculture? Are you a future educator? This session will highlight opportunities in Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL) and Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE). Select which department you would like to learn more about from the options to the right. Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership
Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
The Student Perspective: Life Outside the Classroom For many students, the college experience is about more than their time in classes. During this panel, current students will share how their involvement has impacted their time in college. Learn More!
Living on Campus Living on campus has been proven to enhance students’ success at Ohio State. Whether you are nervous or excited, this session will allow us to answer your questions about being a residential Buckeye! Learn More!
Future Buckeye Admissions Overview: Wooster Campus Ohio State students have many options for their collegiate journey, and students in CFAES can access our world-class curriculum beyond our Columbus campus. During this overview presentation, students will learn more about the admissions process for the The Ohio State University ATI in Wooster, OH. Learn More!

 

Friday, October 30

Event Description  
Future Buckeye Admissions Overview: Columbus Campus Are you a future Buckeye who would like to learn about the admissions process for Ohio State? Join us as we discuss the admissions process for Ohio State and the student support services in CFAES. Learn More!
The Student Perspective: Making the Most of OSU During this panel, current students will share how they have made the most of the college career through high-impact experiences like study abroad, internships, research, and leadership opportunities. Learn More!
Finding Your Major, Finding Your Fit With more than 20 majors and over 30 minors, considering the diverse options in CFAES can be overwhelming. During this interactive session, students will explore academic options and future paths. Learn More!
Spotlight on Majors Do you love investigation and solving problems? Do you love your time in the lab? Are you a future scientist? Join us as we discuss opportunities in Animal Sciences, diverse paths in Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering (FABE), and Food Science and Technology. Select which department you would like to learn more about from the options to the right. Animal Sciences
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Food Science and Technology

 

Learn More About Our Department Below:

Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership
OSU Extension working on our urban farms

- The Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership Department houses three majors:

  • Agricultural Communication
  • Agriscience Education
  • Community Leadership

To learn more, contact Emily Wickham.

Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

- The Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics Department houses two majors:

  • Agribusiness and Applied Economics
  • Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (in partnership with the School of Environment and Natural Resources)

To learn more, contact Kassie Kurzhals.

Student speaking with a professional
Animal Sciences
ATI student working with a Jersey cow

- The Animal Sciences Department houses two majors:

  • Animal Sciences
  • Meat Science

To learn more, contact Mariette Benage.

Entomology

- The Entomology Department houses one major:

  • Entomology

To learn more, contact Jeni Ruisch.

Students working in our Bee Laboratory
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Robotic arm picking a tomato

- The Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department houses three majors:

  • Agricultural Systems Management
  • Construction Systems Management
  • Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

To learn more, contact LaShanda Coleman.

Food Science and Technology

- The Food Science and Technology Department houses three majors:

  • Culinary Science
  • Food Business Management
  • Food Science and Technology

To learn more, contact Julie Townsend.

Food Science and Technology student working in the lab
Horticulture and Crop Science
Sustainable Plant Systems: Turfgrass student maintaining athletic field

- The Horticulture and Crop Science Department houses two majors:

  • Professional Golf Management
  • Sustainable Plant Systems

To learn more, contact Meredith Luikart.

Plant Pathology

- The Plant Pathology Department houses two majors:

  • Plant Health Management
  • Plant Pathology

To learn more, contact Monica Lewandowski.

Students working in the greenhouse
School of Environment and Natural Resources
Students conducting research at the Olentangy River Wetlands

- The School of Environment and Natural Reosurces houses five majors:

  • Environment, Economy, Development, and Sustainability (in partnership with the Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics Department)
  • Environmental Policy and Decision Making
  • Environmental Science
  • Forestry, Fisheries, and Wildlife
  • Natural Resource Management

To learn more, contact Brett Baughman.

 

Want to virtually visit the CFAES Columbus Campus?

(Ohio State's central campus is located in Columbus, OH)

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Want to receive more information about application and scholarship deadlines?

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Want to receive more information about our majors?

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Want to virtually visit the Wooster Campus?

(CFAES' Agricultural Technical Institute is one of our regional campuses located in Wooster, OH)

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HeAr from National FFA President Koleson McCoy at Ohio FFA Celebration: