Volume 5

Community Matters Volume 5

Volume 5, Issue 1Volume 5, Issue 1, 2011


  • New ideas for outreach programming featured at Urban Extension Conference
  • Central Iowa towns find a common thread for marketing themselves as a destination
  • Delaware County trains the next generation of leaders with help from Extension
  • PLACE program builds connection between Extension and Iowa's communities
  • GPS + iPhones = better data for safer routes and healthier kids
  • Perry defines its future by engaging youth in planning through pictures
  • Story County Health Needs Assessment results are in
  • Featured publications: RECAP presents 2010 Census city and county demographic profiles; program brief highlights Extension Community and Economic Development activities

 



Volume 5, Issue 2Volume 5, Issue 2, 2011


  • Iowans show ISU's impact on their communities via smartphone
  • ISU students use landscape design as a progressive approach to rehabilitation
  • WE-LEAD helps develop small-town leadership development model
  • Corning's sustainable "Iowa House" officially hits the housing market
  • Study shows impact of 2008 floods on housing needs in different communities
  • MPI/MPA founding father honored at 2011 session
  • ISU and Keokuk join forces to enhance area economic development
  • Educational series helps Spanish-speakers adjust to life in Iowa
  • Student in Residence program integrates education and beautification
  • City clerks and finance officers can register for 2011 budget workshops
  • Summit says "YES" to rural entrepreneurs

Volume 5, Issue 3Volume 5, Issue 3, 2011


  • Selling online made simple and affordable for Iowa entrepreneurs
  • Rural YES summit at ISU brings young rural entrepreneurs together
  • Citizens work with ISU Extension and Outreach CED to chart a course for Maquoketa's future
  • Sioux City high school students learn to Design It! at ISU Design West
  • Rural Development Resource Center helps food oasis survive in Griswold
  • ISU design students' concepts featured in new museum store
  • Researchers enhance collaborative planning with geospatial technology
  • ISU Extension CED leads the way in serving immigrant entrepreneurs
  • Extension CED and Municipal Utilities Association offer new certification
  • Extension CED offers a better way to create leaders through DDL series
  • Extension CED's spring 2012 planning and zoning workshops scheduled
  • Extension CED short course offers GIS essentials
  • Wapello County plans microloan program

Volume 5, Issue 4Volume 5, Issue 4, 2012


  • Common development vision may supersede confining borders
  • Multicultural market seeks vendors
  • CED specialists help Postville residents understand diversity
  • New Extension CED website goes live
  • Extension sociology helps immigrant youth reflect on culture and locally-grown foods

    through photography
  • ISU landscape architect speaks on therapeutic design in Taiwan
  • Online mapping tool brings the community meeting to you
  • Sustainability indicators focus of Lee County summit
  • Community and Economic Development extends to Keokuk
  • Ron Prescott joins CED as the 'PR man' for retail trade analysis
  • Good Samaritans in Ottumwa learn about diversity
  • New in print: Engaging Community Planners and Local Elected Officials with Local Food Systems Producers to Integrate Local Food Systems into Community Places and Improving Implementation in Hazard Mitigation Planning: A Facilitator's Manual
  • Charles Gratto: he literally wrote the book on public policy education