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Monday, August 11, 2014

ECOP Monday Minute 8.11.14

Centennial Update

Centennial Lasts All YearThe Cooperative Extension Centennial Team, co-chaired by Doug Steele, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, and Frankie Gould, Louisiana AgCenter, continues to archive and promote the activities going on around the country this year. If you want to share your activity with the team so that it can be promoted through our social media sites, please send information to extensioncentennial@gmail.com.

Continue Celebrating Through Social MediaDon't forget to check out the social media platforms for the Cooperative Extension Celebration. Thousands of people are interacting with our sites to learn about contemporary efforts and centennial celebrations across the country. You can find centennial news at: 
  - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Extension100Years 
  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ext100Years 
  - Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/ext100years/cooperative-extension-extending-knowledge-changing/ 
  - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9GyqMs0FKlUKBTxtcyg04w/videos 

Journal Series to Add New EntryThe Journal of Extension is running a series of commentaries honoring the Cooperative Extension Centennial. The next one will be published at the end of August and focus on 4-H Youth Development. The authors are Lynne Borden, University of Minnesota, and Danny Perkins, Pennsylvania State University. To check out this issue, and the other commentaries that have been posted, go to www.joe.org

Former President Says “Congratulations!”In honor of the Cooperative Extension Centennial, the University of Georgia interviewed former President Jimmy Carter, a strong Cooperative Extension advocate and 4-H member. See the video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cquTok9p-k&list=UU9GyqMs0FKlUKBTxtcyg04w

Convocation Photos Available – To access professional photos of the Centennial Convocation, May 8, 2014, in Washington, DC, see http://ecopmondayminute.blogspot.com/p/centennial-convocation.html

Check the Web SiteRemember that all of your resources for celebrating Cooperative Extension's 100 years of impact are available at http://www.extension100years.net. This site hosts images of the Centennial logo, social media and event planning templates, and support items such as suggested email signatures.