eXtension Financial Security Wins FDIC Award

The eXtension Financial Security for All Community of Practice received the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Chairman’s Award for Innovation in Financial Education December 3, 2009 in Washington, DC. FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair cited Debra Pankow, North Dakota State University, past Community of Practice chair; Patricia Swanson, Iowa State University, current chair; and Jane Schuchardt, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, advisor, for leading the development of the financial security segment of www.extension.org. Extension was one of six organizations or individuals selected for the award, which culminates FDIC’s 75th anniversary observance.