YOU’RE INVITED: 4-H Luncheon 11.13.16 – National 4-H Council cordially invites Directors and Administrators to the annual luncheon meeting of the National Panel of Extension Directors and Administrators at the APLU Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 13, from 11:45 A.M. to 1:30 P.M. at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. To assist Council in making adequate arrangements for the luncheon, if you do not plan to attend please send your regrets to Jen McIver by Friday, November 4, at email@example.com. National 4-H Council hosts this luncheon; there is no charge to attend.
|Michelle Rodgers, University of Delaware|
eXtension Names Five Fellows for 2016 – The eXtension Foundation is proud to announce the four new Fellows in its seventh annual eXtension Fellowship program and the first new eXtension/GODAN Fellow. The four new 2016 eXtension Fellows are: Dave Francis, Utah State University; Daphne Richards, Texas A&M; Christian Schmieder, University of Wisconsin; and Laura Thompson, University of Nebraska. The new eXtension/GODAN Fellow is Justin G. Smith, Washington State University. The eXtension Fellowship program is offered in partnership with USDA-NIFA and dedicated to developing projects on applied innovation in U.S. Cooperative Extension settings. The eXtension/GODAN Fellowship is offered through a partnership with Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), and it focuses on testing and demonstrating protocols, including the use of competency frameworks, to make eXtension and Extension information more open, accessible and linked to open research and data. See https://extension.org/2016/10/18/extension-names-2016-fellows/ for details on all fellows.
National Health Conference Proposals Due 10.28.16 – The National Health Outreach Conference, themed “Navigating the World of Health: A Sea of Opportunity,” is May 2-4, 2017 in Annapolis, MD. Conference tracks are individual and family, organizational health, community health, environmental health and safety, and health policy and systems change. Submit proposals at https://umdsurvey.umd.edu/jfe/form/SV_8j37JiswGgwSHB3. Direct questions to Elizabeth Kiss, Program Committee Co-Chair, Kansas State University, firstname.lastname@example.org. The 2017 National Health Outreach Conference is hosted by University of Maryland Extension.
|Bev Durgan, University of Minnesota, and |
Mike O’Neill, University of Connecticut