Volume 10

Proposed public art pieces for Manning

Interwoven Park connection concept drawingVolume 10, Issue 1, 2018

  • Woodbury County council and staff learn about Latino businesses in Sioux City
  • CED specialists bring place-based leadership training to communities
  • Five steps to excellent customer service. Step One: Make It Your Own
  • County health Data for Decision Makers reports now available 
  • 2016 PLACE projects in Manning and Newton continue to have an impact
  • CED faculty and staff recognized during Extension and Outreach annual conference
  • New CED specialist works with African and African-American small businesses and nonprofits
  • Geospatial Technology Program hires new systems analyst
  • ISU Extension CED supports revitalization of Iowa Rural Development Council
  • Communities learn to deal with nuisance properties
  • Local businesses benefit from ISU Extension CED Road Scholar Program

Volunteers planting along a roadside in MapletonVolume 10, Issue 2, 2018

  • Iowa Retail Initiative seeks communities for pilot project
  • Facilitation training will help CED stay on 'ToP' of its game
  • Extension CED expands cultural competency training to new clients
  • Five steps to excellent customer service. Step Two: Make It Personal  
  • Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute takes fiscal training 'On The Road'
  • ISU research team measures the 'ripple effects' of Community Visioning
  • CED and Iowa League of Cities create shared position
  • Extension CED gains real estate expertise with new faculty member
  • Two-day short course on ArcGIS 10.5 offered
  • Extension CED to assume role of Institute of Public Affairs
  • Kendall receives 2018 Dwight Ink Public Service Award
  • 2019 Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program towns selected
  • CED specialists honored at university awards ceremony

Volume 10, Issue 3, 2018CED specialist Himar Hernández facilitates Leading Communities for participants in Henry County.

  • Project addresses local food access in rural communities
  • Marketing Hometown America study circles spark community conversations, action plans for new resident attraction
  • Community Food Systems program offers two certification programs
  • Five Steps to excellent customer service: Step Three: Make It Efficient
  • Geospatial Technology Program to offer course on QGIS
  • Henry and Lee Counties building leadership capacity with Leading Communities
  • VP for Extension and Outreach offers funding opportunity to counties to participate in Leading Communities
  • Sara Shonrock brings housing expertise to local government programming
  • Middlebrooks receives 'Hidden Figure' award during Black History Month celebration
  • ISU Extension and Outreach eAccessibility Initiative provides access for all
  • Civil Rights Symposium to be held in Des Moines
  • Extension CED now offering data literacy workshops
  • Registration open for Intro to Planning and Zoning workshops
  • Extension CED continues to offer innovative small business development methods

Volume 10, Issue 4, 2018Group networks are illustrated by running yarn between people who know each other on different scales. The better-known people get covered with yarn.

  • Extension CED offers Professional Tour Guide Training and Certification
  • CED's IRI leads pilot communities through first step to becoming 'Retail Champions'
  • Grow with Google workshops come to Iowa
  • Southwest Iowa small businesses benefit from Extension CED specialist's expertise
  • ISU Extension CED plays important role at Iowa Rural Development Council Summit
  • New Readiness Assessment gives rural communities the ability to self-assess housing needs
  • CED specialists pilot Leading Communities add-on to include immigrants for positive social change
  • Henry and Lee Counties complete Leading Communities curriculum
  • Nonprofit Bootcamp celebrates future industry leaders
  • CED's Grant Writing 101 workshop contributes to successful grant in Greene County
  • CED faculty and staff recognized during Extension and Outreach Annual Conference