Wednesday Wire: January 13, 2021

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Events

  1. Please save the dates for Junior Faculty Coffee Talks with Senior Associate Dean and Director of Faculty and Staff Affairs Tracy Kitchel. More information will come regarding links, etc.

  2. The Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month is a month-long celebration and uplifting of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) identities, experiences, histories and cultures.  The Student Life Multicultural Center creates and highlights programming the centers on the

  3. The Department of Entomology announces its Spring 2021 seminar series. 

  4. While we won’t be able to celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day of Service together in-person on January 18th this year, we will still be honoring Dr. King, his legacy, and his call to others to engage in community service.

News

  1. I’m looking for students interested in being part of the 2021 Ohio State ATI Intercollegiate Dairy Cattle Judging team if COVID conditions are such that will allow university travel and contests to be held in the last half of 2021.

  2. Below is an update on building schedules, cleaning changes, and general safety reminders for the spring semester. Please review this information carefully, share with your teams as you see fit, and check in with our operations leads listed below with any questions/concerns.

Sunshine News

  1. Congratulations to Michael and Allison Mayer on the birth of their first child, Nathan Robert. Allison is the staff assistant in the admissions office.

Teaching

  1. For those of you who missed attending ATI’s panel discussion, Best Practices in Engaging Students in a COVID World. Here is a document that compiles the contributions of students, staff, and faculty across campus prior to and during the panel discussion.

  2. Prepare your students for entering the job market by scheduling an in-class workshop this spring.