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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 […]

News Roundup – September 2018

Registration for the Impact Collaborative Summit has closed and we are excited about the level of participation! This News Roundup also includes another Impact Collaborative success story, information about the latest issue of the Journal of Extension, and our January 2019 Facilitator Training. September 2018 Roundup Journal of Extension – The Innovation Issue. eXtension was proud […]

News Roundup – August 2018

There are lots of things going on at eXtension this month! Registration is happening for the Impact Collaborative Summit! We also have some general information pertaining to the January 2019 Impact Collaborative Facilitator Training. A new success story from the Pesticide Safety Education Funds Management Program, and news about the 1890 Extension Leadership Academy! Did you miss […]

News Roundup – July 2018

Another exciting month at eXtension. The Impact Collaborative trained 29 new Facilitators from 22 Premium Member Institutions to take the Impact Collaborative Process back to their institutions and help get innovative ideas for projects and programs moving forward. We are scheduling Designathon One events and Innovation Kit Workshops at Premium Member Institutions, a job opportunity […]

News Roundup – February 2018

If you were thinking about attending the Madison or Ithaca Designathon One events, be sure to take note below of actions you need to do today! Have any comments or questions? As always, let us know by tweeting to @eXtension4u and using the #coopext and/or #eXtIC hashtag. News Roundup Thank You!  The eXtension Innovation Lab […]

News Roundup – January

Request for Applications. The Food Systems Impact Collaborative is now accepting applications! Please share this opportunity with other Extension faculty and staff interested in Food Systems in your networks. The IC is designed to catalyze next-level Extension programs and professionals. The experience includes Designathon events, networking, professional development, access to key informants, and much more! […]

News Roundup – October 2017

Ask Your Extension Director if they know how to Kickbox! At the National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA) meeting, Adobe Kickbox was introduced as an innovation toolkit which will be used in the upcoming Designathon One event for the Impact Collaborative. What are your favorite ways to test ideas or to spur innovation? Let us […]

September News Roundup

Design Thinking The eXtension team met last week to design the upcoming Impact Collaborative. We are really excited about it and think you will be too! As part of the homework for that meeting, I read a book called “Change by Design” by Tim Brown. It is about how design thinking transforms organizations and inspires […]

News Roundup – July 2017

Working Differently One of the ways eXtension measures success is if our presence helps Extension professionals work differently. For some, that means adopting new, but proven, technologies or practices and bringing those to their clients and collaborators. For others, that means living on the cutting edge and leading the way. Both are working differently. What […]

News Roundup – June 2017

Matching Patterns or Changing Patterns? Seth Godin writes that it is easier to sell your product (our programs) if you match the pattern of your audience rather than try to get them to adopt new patterns. In Extension, we are often focused on impact based on behavior change, so that can be disheartening to hear. […]