News

April 19, 2021

Every spring, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach faculty and staff are honored for exceptional work in areas ranging from service and volunteerism to excellence in research-based education, and 2020 was no exception.

However, this year Vice President for Extension and Outreach John Lawrence also recognized extension professionals who excelled at finding innovative ways to continue educating, informing, and serving Iowans during the global pandemic through a series of COVID-19 Exceptional Effort awards.

April 19, 2021

Five community development specialists from the Community and Economic Development program are among the 50 extension professionals who are coordinating Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s efforts to help Iowans recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The recovery efforts are focused on six critical issues: the economy, financial security, the food supply, youth education, mental health, and child care (see article on page 1). Extension-wide Covid-19 Recovery Initiative teams (I-Teams) were established to promote and develop programming focused on these issues.

 

Featured Projects

Two CED programs recognized for exemplary efforts in a challenging year

Every spring, ISU Extension and Outreach faculty and staff are honored for exceptional work in area ranging from service and volunteerism to excellence in research-based education, and 2020 was no exception.

However, this year Vice President for Extension and Outreach John Lawrence also recognized extension professionals who excelled at finding innovative ways to continue educating, informing, and serving Iowans during the global pandemic through a series of COVID-19 Exceptional Effort awards. The CED program earned two of those awards.

Read more.

Category: