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Author: Aaron Weibe

Using Artificial Intelligence to Support Extension Services

By David Warren eXtension Artificial Intelligence Fellow Alexa, Siri, Google Search and other consumer-facing machine learning services have revolutionized the way that many people find answers to questions that occur in everyday life. With this thought in mind, eXtension is investigating how AI and machine learning tools could be applied to both improve access to […]

David Warren named as eXtension’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Fellow

For Immediate Release April 10th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org eXtension has named David Warren from Oklahoma State University as the 2019 Artificial Intelligence Fellow. He will guide and frame a digital content scoping project which will be conducted by an eXtension technical partner in April, 2019. According to David, “I’m both honored and excited […]

Impact Collaborative Leads Statewide Innovation Skill-Building Experience at the University of Idaho Extension

For Immediate Release Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org April 4th, 2019 Idaho Falls, ID. eXtension’s Impact Collaborative led a statewide Innovation Skill-Building Experience for the University of Idaho Extension at their annual conference. Over the course of two days, the Impact Collaborative worked with 117 Extension professionals on 17 teams from across the state to help […]

Lindsey Lunsford named as eXtension’s 2019 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Fellow

For Immediate Release March 29th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org eXtension has named Lindsey Lunsford from Tuskegee University as the 2019 Impact Collaborative’s DEI Fellow. She will create a pathway for new work in DEI for Cooperative Extension to be developed, disseminated and used across the Cooperative Extension System. Continuing the work of eXtension’s 2018 […]

18 more Extension professionals join the Impact Collaborative as Innovation Facilitators

For Immediate Release March 18, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. 18 Cooperative Extension professionals representing 14 institutions attended eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Training in Atlanta, GA in March 2019. They completed initial learning and application of the Impact Collaborative methodology. Their skills help them lead innovation skill-building experiences at state or institutional events […]

Registration for the Impact Collaborative Summit, April 30th – May 2nd 2019, is open

Registration for the first of two national Impact Collaborative Summits in 2019, from April 30th – May 2nd, 2019 in Atlanta, GA, is open. The registration deadline is April 7th, 2019. Per member benefit, we offer five free registrations for you to send a project or program team to the Summit. Additional teams or team members are welcome to […]

February 2019 News Roundup

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative can bring its Innovation Skill-Building Experience to your state or institution. We work with our members on designing an event contextualized for their needs and focused on their goals. Learn more about our State and Institutional Events here.  Upcoming Member Events Impact Collaborative Summit, April 2019:  We are pleased to announce that the […]

January 2019 News Roundup

News Roundup – January 2019 Why be a member of eXtension? While we still support many of our tools that we’ve been known for, our focus is on helping Extension professionals with program impact. We do that through the Impact Collaborative. To take advantage of what the Impact Collaborative has to offer, become a member […]

eXtension funded CRM Fellow to host webinar on Customer Relationship Management

The What & Why of Extension Customer Relationship Management Webinar Webinar Date/Time: February 13th, 2019; 3:30 – 4:30 PM EDT Click Here to Register Brought to You By the Impact Collaborative’s Engage & Empower Online Generated by the eXtension Foundation, Engage & Empower Online is an online co-learning community connecting local andregional Impact Collaborative projects across the U.S. […]

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Offers 2nd National Innovation Facilitator Training of 2019 in March

BECOME AN IMPACT COLLABORATIVE INNOVATION FACILITATOR  March 12 – 14, 2019Registration Deadline: February 18th, 2019Atlanta, GA Due to popular demand, we have decided to host another national Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator training to ensure all members have an opportunity to send an individual to be trained. Our January session included 41 new Innovation Facilitators representing 28 institutions […]