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Wednesday Wire: March 24, 2021

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  1. Submitted by Lisa Dicus, dicus.18@osu.ed

    Greetings from the Advisor Training and Development Committee!  


  1. Submitted by Lisa Dicus,

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  2. On March 26, we're inviting you to join us for a social media campaign to #StopAsianHate. Ending this horrific spike in anti-Asian violence starts with people like you speaking up about this growing problem. Start by posting your message of support for Asian American communities

  3. A number of virtual seminars are being presented by the Office of Academic Affairs.

  4. Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce A. McPheron will present the State of Academic Affairs at the conclusion of the University Senate meeting on Thursday, March 25. The Senate


  1. The President’s Research Excellence (PRE) program is officially accepting proposals designed to seed support for cross disciplinary and interdisciplinary research that will attract external funding.

  2. We have applied to the university to host commencement on campus and have formed a team to design it. We will have more information shortly.

  3. The second instructional break is March 31-April 1, so no classes are to be held on those days and academic assignments should reflect that students are not expected to be completing work those days.

Recognition and Celebrations

  1. The Ohio Association of Agricultural Educators has selected ATI as the 2021 Outstanding Post-Secondary Ag Program.

  2. From 1984 to 2006, Greg Gordon was synonymous with the power equipment and fluid power programs at ATI. Now an emeritus faculty member, Greg has been recognized by an anonymous donor for his contributions to the fluid power industry.

  3. Please join us for this year's celebration YouTube premiere on Wednesday, April 7 at 7 p.m.


  1. As part of the Innovate conference, instructors and students are invited to share stories, reflections and concrete advice about how they adapted their teaching, learning and ways of connecting over the past year. Submissions are due Sunday, April 4.

  2. Instructors should remind students that April 2 (a week from Friday) is a conversion day, so classes that are normally held on Wednesdays will be held that day. 

  3. Faculty interested in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and/or Discipline-based Education Research (DBER) are invited to join a SoTL and DBER Learning