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Wednesday Wire: February 19, 2020

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Attention to Retention

  1. Most of us don’t like to be told ‘you can’t’. For most people, hearing this phrase is tantamount to failure before you even start. Hear this phrase often enough, and you quickly stop even trying.


  1. The CFAES Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is collaborating with other diversity, equity, and inclusion leaders around campus to host a 90-minute workshop for the national

  2. OSU Night at COSI (Center for Science and Innovation), sponsored by the Office of Student Life - Residence Life will be this Friday, February 21, 2020 from 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

  3. The Wooster Campus Staff Council Chili & Soup Cook-off is a little less than a month away. We are still in need of both cooks and servers for the day of the event.

  4. Please join us at noon in the library.

  5. The 10th Annual Celebration of Nations is Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the Shisler Center Ballroom.


  1. Please contact John Cardina if you can help find housing for a scientist who will be at OARDC from around mid-May through summer.

  2. Donations of shelf-stable foods, snacks and toiletries can be dropped off at collection boxes located at the Library (Halterman Hall), Housing Administration Office (Applewood Village) and Student Success Services (Skou Hall).

  3. Conference planning chair Thom Janini is seeking CFAES faculty, staff and students to serve on the conference planning committee.

  4. OSU offers a movie streaming service for all students, staff and faculty. It offers 26,000 films in many subjects, including agriculture. 

  5. Please consider donating your gently used professional clothes, shoes and accessories to the Caring Career Closet.

  6. Dean Cathann Kress will be on the Wooster campus the following days for the next couple of months: Feb. 28, March 2, 13, 26, and 30.

Sunshine Notice

  1. Please congratulate Bill Fisher and his family and Bryan and Marcia Dodrill.


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