The College of Agricultural Sciences at Oregon State University has named Ben Davis as the Interim Director of Marketing and Communications. Davis holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from OSU and brings 10 years of experience in professional writing and science communications, along with advanced skills in videography, photography, digital marketing, and front-end UX web design. Davis first joined the College of Agricultural Sciences as a writer in 2015, and recently served as Assistant Director of Communications, focusing on integrated marketing and strategic storytelling to share the broad impact of the College.
Davis will serve as Interim Director during the upcoming national search for a new director. He replaces Heidi Happonen, who served as director for the past five years and recently accepted a new position outside the university.