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Welcome to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion aims to create and maintain an accessible, inclusive and supportive community for all who learn, work and teach in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and OSU Extension at The Ohio State University. 


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    Pamela Thomas Retiring at the End of May

    Apr 7, 2021

    Pamela Thomas, Program Manager for Student Success and a member of the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion will be retiring from CFAES in May. Her last official day will be May 31st. Pamela joined CFAES in 1997 and has served in a variety of capacities in the college.

  2. portrait of Dr. Jera Niewoehner-Green

    DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight: Dr. Jera Niewoehner-Green

    Apr 1, 2021

    This month's DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight features Dr. Jera Niewoehner-Green who is an assistant professor and program coordinator for the Community Leadership major and Leadership Studies minor in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL).

  3. portrait of Siddhartha Bora

    DEI Student Spotlight: Siddhartha Bora

    Apr 1, 2021

    For the April DEI Student Spotlight we are featuring Siddhartha Bora who is PhD candidate in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE). Siddhartha was recently awarded the 2021 William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research for his lead-authored paper entitled "The Rationality of USDA Forecasts under Multivariate Asymmetric Loss."