Tag: News

New Position Posted: eXtension Chief Operating Officer

eXtension Seeks Part-Time Chief Operating Officer The eXtension Foundation, a part of the Cooperative Extension System, is seeking an outstanding individual to serve as Chief Operating Officer on a part-time (.5 FTE) appointment. Experience working virtually is a plus because eXtension operates as a virtual organization. The person in this position can work from anywhere […]

eXtension Webinar To Review Recent Changes and New Opportunities for Extension Professionals

Announcement: On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET, the eXtension Foundation will host a webinar for all Extension professionals to review recent changes and new opportunities now available for member institutions. On hand to present will be eXtension CEO Christine Geith and members of the leadership team to answer questions and provide examples […]

Announcing Expansion of Innovation Teams for Premium Member Institutions

Over the last several years, the eXtension Foundation has worked with several state Cooperative Extension Services, helping them develop Innovation Teams to advance new initiatives, particularly initiatives that involve scaling up and applying uses of new technologies. The success and study of these Innovation Teams, together with the development of new capabilities within eXtension, has […]

News release on early retirement decisions

The Financial Security of All community of practice wanted a news release on early retirement decisions. When an employee is faced with that option, what does one need to consider? This is probably really applicable in our universities and that’s how the request began…a Utah State request to publicize eXtension resources on that topic. The […]

February 2009 Virtual News Room Report

Releases that received some ratings by readers on the site: Back to Basics Horse Institute Planned at Auburn Slim Down Your Recipes Storing Water for an Emergency A Little Money (Saved) Goes a Long Way Septic Tank Additives Not Needed to Keep Systems Working Properly Families Facing Reduced Income Can Take Charge of Financial Situation […]

January 2009 Virtual News Room Report

The organic production community of practice went live during January. If you’ve not checked out the content, see Organic Production at http://www.extension.org. The financial crisis section of eXtension has news releases initially selected by members of that community of practice. I now add more news releases that are appropriate; they have a second content tag […]

Needing your news feeds

eXtension late last year launched a site to provide a one-stop-shop to aggregate news stories created by our partner institutions across the country: news.extension.org. The idea behind the site was to create a value-added service where media and others could get ready access to the news of the system both geographically as well as topically. […]