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County Profiles Examine Poverty and Food Needs

May 11, 2015, 11:03 am | Kimberly Greder, Liesl Eathington, Laura Sternweis

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food insecurity issues, said Kimberly Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies at Iowa State University. Read more about County Profiles Examine Poverty and Food Needs

As New Assistant Vice President, Bob Dodds Ready to Share Ideas

February 15, 2016, 9:35 am | Greg Wallace, Robert Dodds

More than 30 years into his ISU Extension and Outreach career, Bob Dodds is still sharing and carrying out ideas. Now, he’s in a new position with County Services to help ISU Extension and Outreach grow for the future. Read more about As New Assistant Vice President, Bob Dodds Ready to Share Ideas

Petrzelka Elected President for CARET North Central Region

October 26, 2016, 9:06 am | Cathann A. Kress, Robert Dodds

Iowan Bob Petrzelka recently was elected north central region president of the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching. He has been a delegate to this national grassroots organization since 2013, representing Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Read more about Petrzelka Elected President for CARET North Central Region

Leading Communities Program Helps Communities Build Local Engagement

September 20, 2017, 9:15 am | Greg Wallace, Deborah Tootle

A new program aims to get small-town Iowans more engaged with their communities. Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program has been developed by ISU Extension and Outreach and the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Read more about Leading Communities Program Helps Communities Build Local Engagement

Donna Donald Receives Distinguished Service Award

October 5, 2017, 2:47 pm | Donna Donald, Laura Sternweis

Donna Donald has received the Award for Distinguished Service in Extension from Iowa State University. This is the highest honor bestowed on an extension professional, recognizing sustained, distinguished performance and educational contributions to Iowa State’s clientele through extension programs. Read more about Donna Donald Receives Distinguished Service Award

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Two Iowans Represent ISU Extension and Outreach in ‘Your Beautiful Adventure’ at Iowa State Fair

August 4, 2016, 10:02 am | Natasha Neal

Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building. Read more about Two Iowans Represent ISU Extension and Outreach in ‘Your Beautiful Adventure’ at Iowa State Fair

Iowa 4-H Ricochet Program Builds Leadership, Trust with Underserved Students

August 30, 2017, 10:05 am | Greg Wallace, Rebecca Luers

Summer school is thought of as a time to catch up on schoolwork and get back in the groove before the regular academic year begins again. This summer, however, some students learned in a unique way with Ricochet, an Iowa 4-H leadership program. Read more about Iowa 4-H Ricochet Program Builds Leadership, Trust with Underserved Students

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