Congressman Gibbs to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award from OSU ATI

March 6, 2015
Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Gibbs released the following statement prior to receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award from Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences this weekend:

Congressman Gibbs will be guest lecturing about the government’s role in agribusiness as well as global economic impacts on businesses on Friday, March 6th to an International Business class at the college’s Agricultural Technical Institute (Ohio State ATI) in Wooster. Students attending the lecture are enrolled in curricula from a wide variety of majors such as business, floral, crop production, construction, livestock and dairy management.

Congressman Gibbs will be receiving the Distinguished Alumni award on Saturday, March 7th at the Awards Luncheon. He will be joined by thirteen other recipients.

“It is a pleasure to see one of our outstanding alumni receiving much-deserved recognition from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and an even greater pleasure to give our students the opportunity to benefit from Rep. Gibbs’ years of experience in agricultural policymaking. In the increasingly global world of agriculture, this is a topic relevant to anyone planning a career in agribusiness.” — Dr. James E. Kinder, Interim Director, Ohio State ATI