Awards and recognitions

Ohio State ATI ranked high

Ohio State ATI, part of the CFAES Wooster campus, ranked as the No. 1 best community college in Ohio (out of 26) and the No. 8 best community college in the United States (out of 871) in the 2020 Best Colleges rankings by Niche.com. Graduates of Ohio State ATI, its Niche.com report card said, earn a starting salary of nearly $38,000. 

See the Niche.com report card.

CFAES Fulbright recipients

In an April 3 letter to Cathann A. Kress, vice president for agricultural administration and dean of CFAES, Fernando Unzueta and Joanna Kukielka-Blaser of Ohio State’s Office of International Affairs acknowledged the Fulbright recipients who visited CFAES, or who visited other countries from CFAES, during the past two academic years.

“Thank you for continuing to place a high value on supporting global opportunities for our students and faculty,” Unzueta and Kukielka-Blaser wrote in the letter.

We congratulate those recipients:

  • Visiting Fulbright Scholars, 2019–2020: Jiraporn Inthasan, Thailand, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Vladimir Ivezic, Croatia, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center; Kevin McDonnell, Ireland, Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering; Karabi Pathak, India, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center; Mark Graeme Trotter, Australia, Department of Animal Sciences.
  • Visiting Fulbright Scholars, 2018–2019: Nita Andreea, Romania, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Boua Celestin Atse, Ivory Coast, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Opeyemi Ayinde, Nigeria, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics; Salifou Traore, Burkina Faso, School of Environment and Natural Resources.
  • Visiting Fulbright Fellows, 2019–2020: Ashly Dyck, Canada, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Alejandro Pittaluga, Uruguay, Department of Animal Sciences; Martina Vásquez Miranda, Argentina, School of Environment and Natural Resources; Fides Angeli Zaulda, Philippines, Department of Plant Pathology.
  • Ohio State Faculty Fulbright Scholars, 2018–2019: Joseph Bonnell, School of Environment and Natural Resources, award to Dominican Republic; Henry Klaiber, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, award to Austria.
  • Ohio State Fulbright Students, 2019–2020: Maria Fredericks, School of Environment and Natural Resources, award to Colombia.

The annual March reception honoring Ohio State’s Fulbright recipients was cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.