The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Alumni Society held their annual Alumni Awards Luncheon on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Fawcett Center of Tomorrow. Congratulations to the following AEDE alumni award recipients!
Blaine Crosser, Distinguished Alumni Award, for 33 years of exceptional service and leadership at Select Sires, Inc, and for his dedication in developing and improving the Guernsey breed.
California-based Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF) was recognized recently with the 2012 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. CSF is one of 15 organizations from around the world to receive the prestigious prize from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. With offices spanning five countries in North, Central and South America, CSF works to promote conservation through economics training and analysis.
AEDE graduate Fahri Yavuz has been selected by The Ohio State University Alumni Association, Inc. as one of the “100 Buckeyes You Should Know.” This project, which began last spring, recognizes outstanding OSU alumni based on professional achievement, cultural influence, and exceptional civic leadership.
Please visit www.go.osu.edu/100buckeyes to read more about Fahri.
The department is honored to recognize AEDE alumnus Vice Admiral Thomas R. Wilson, chosen by The Ohio State University Alumni Association for the 2011 Alumni Medalist Award. Wilson graduated from OSU in 1968 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, majoring in Agricultural Economics. After graduation, he attended the Navy Officer Candidate School where he began an illustrious career in U.S. intelligence, serving in numerous positions, most notably as the 13th Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency.