CFAES Monthly: January 2015

Welcome to CFAES Monthly, the newsletter for faculty and staff of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Your story submissions are welcome. Send them to

College News

  1. Sheryl Barringer

    CFAES’s Department of Food Science and Technology has a new leader. Here’s what Sheryl Barringer brings (in fact, has been bringing) to one of the largest food science programs in the country.

  2. Jody Poth

    CFAES alumna Jody Poth has joined the college’s Advancement office. She comes to us from Ohio State’s Office of Student Life, where she was associate director, events and engagement.

  3. Matt DeVore, most recently head of OARDC IT, is CFAES’s new interim chief information officer. Ahead: Conversations on and planning for a college-wide IT services unit.

  4. Outreach awards

    The programs offer more than $300,000 in funding and $21,000 in awards. Here are details and how to apply.


  1. Ohio State tree planting team

    Ohio State won the football championship — and also the tree planting title. The latter team, sent by CFAES’s Chadwick Arboretum, dug properly deep for the win.