Logo DarkLogo Light

Category: Newsroom

Two Major eXtension Zoom Meetings to Discuss Future Directions

Please plan to join eXtension leaders for two important web events this week. Both discussions will inform decisions on issues of interest that will affect Cooperative Extension professionals in the future. Wednesday, October 12, 3:00 p.m. Eastern on the Future of Ask an Expert Ask an Expert is the Q&A system which allows Cooperative Extension […]

IMPORTANT WEB MEETING October 12: Discussion of Ask an Expert Change Recommendations

Opportunity for Extension Professionals to Review Proposed Changes to Ask an Expert  Recently eXtension led a reassessment of Ask an Expert. While Ask an Expert is one of eXtension’s most valued assets with more than 321,284 questions answered by 6,474 experts since February 21, 2008, the steadily increasing volume of questions from 2008 to the […]

eXtension Month in Review – September 2016

September, 2016 September continued to bring good news as blog posts on i-Three Issue Corps projects rolled in, recounting positive results on a variety of innovative climate and food systems undertakings. The call for applications for eXtension’s new Community Issue Corps was issued and received a good response with applications now coming in. All of […]

eXtension Board of Directors National Update

This past year has been full of new and exciting changes as we continue on our transition to the NEW eXtension to better serve the Cooperative Extension System. Here is the latest update provided by eXtension Foundation’s Board of Directors: To: Cooperative Extension Directors and Administrators From: eXtension Foundation Board of Directors Date: September 21, […]

eXtension Month in Review – August 2016

August, 2016 August was a month spent finalizing plans and future directions as the NEW eXtension continues to unfold. We are continuing to refine plans and explore new possibilities as well as to develop our evaluation and reporting on our 2015-16 initiatives. Meanwhile, many innovation projects launched by eXtension in that period are coming to […]

New Community Issue Corps is Forming

Thanks to the eXtension Communities who have already expressed interest in the first Issue Corps experience specifically for Communities of Practice and Learning Networks. Based on that response, the eXtension Foundation will launch a call for the 2016-17 Community Issue Corps in the coming days. Like the 2016 i-Three Issue Corps, the Community Issue Corps […]

Webinar August 23: Advocacy on the Job for Extension Professionals

Advocacy on the Job: A Case Study for Extension Professionals Amid Budget Cuts It’s a challenge that Extension professionals experience more often than they wish: a state’s budget process threatens to dramatically reduce or eliminate a state’s Extension and other agriculture programs. In 2015, Pennsylvania State University Extension faced elimination of its entire state appropriation. […]

eXtension Month in Review – July 2016

July, 2016 – It has now been a year since our CEO Christine Geith joined eXtension and we ramped up our transformation to the NEW eXtension. July 2016 was a busy month as we continued envisioning and planning new ways to serve Extension professionals. So many plans are now coming together that we have much […]

Beverly Coberly Appointed New COO of eXtension Foundation

eXtension Foundation CEO Christine Geith, PhD, announced today the appointment of Beverly Coberly as part-time Chief Operating Officer of eXtension Foundation beginning September 12, 2016. Beverly has held a steady progression of administrative leadership roles in University of Missouri Extension, culminating most recently in the position of Associate Vice-Provost and Associate Director. In this position […]