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Evaluation Report from April 2019 Impact Collaborative Summit Now Available

For Immediate Release June 12th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org 26 Project and Program teams across Cooperative Extension representing 36 institutions attended the April 2019 Impact Collaborative Summit in Atlanta for a unique opportunity to create impactful results at the local level by increasing Cooperative Extension’s organizational readiness and capacity for innovation and change. Teams […]

Jody Norman & Cynthia Pierfax named as eXtension’s 2019 NUEL Fellows

For Immediate Release June 6th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org The eXtension Foundation has named Jody Norman, Colorado State University, and Cynthia Pierfax, Prairie View A&M University, as the 2019 National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Fellows. Their Fellowships will create a pathway for new work in high-priority topic areas for Cooperative Extension to be developed […]

Teresa McCoy named eXtension’s 2019 NAEPSDP Fellow

For Immediate Release May 30th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org The eXtension Foundation has named Teresa McCoy, University of Maryland Extension (UME), as the 2019 National Association of Extension Program & Staff Development Professionals (NAEPSDP) Fellow. She will create a pathway for new work in high-priority topic areas for Cooperative Extension to be developed, disseminated […]

eXtension and JCEP Name Michael Masiuk as 2019 Joint Council of Extension Professionals Fellow

For Immediate Release May 16th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org A joint effort between the Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP), the Extension Committee on Organization & Policy (ECOP), and eXtension is underway to create a credential for Extension professionals. At the summer board meeting of JCEP in 2018, Scott Reed, the ECOP liaison to […]

National Sustainability Summit, representing 4 institutions, receives top score for national project teams at Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org The National Sustainability Summit team, representing the University of Florida, Washington State University, North Dakota State University, and Florida A&M University, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. The team received the top score for the national project category during the LaunchFest portion of the Summit, […]

ZoAtopia from UC ANR participates in Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org The ZoAtopia team, representing the University of California Division of Agriculture & Natural Resources, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. As a result of their work, they have been invited to apply for a $5000 grant to help bring new capacity to their project. Members […]

Wellness in Tough Times team from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln receives top score at Impact Collaborative Summit for North Central Region

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. The Wellness in Tough Times Team, representing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. The team received the top score for the north central region during the LaunchFest portion of the Summit, an opportunity for teams to pitch their projects […]

Small Farms team from Virginia State University participates in Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Fidelis Okpebholo, representing Virginia State University on the VSU SFOP team, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. As a result of his work, he has been invited to apply for a $5000 grant to help bring new capacity to his project. 28 Project and Program […]

Vermont DEI from the University of Vermont receives top score for Northeastern region teams at Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. The Vermont DEI Team, representing the University of Vermont, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. The Vermont DEI team received the top score for the northeast region during the LaunchFest portion of the Summit, an opportunity for teams to pitch their projects and […]

UGA Water Team from the University of Georgia participates in Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release May 9th, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Atlanta, GA. The UGA Water team, representing the University of Georgia, participated in eXtension’s Impact Collaborative Summit. As a result of their work, they have been invited to apply for a $5000 grant to help bring new capacity to their project. Members of the UGA […]