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.
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.
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.
Jim Harken has been hired as the director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Region 10, covering Benton, Linn and Jones counties. He will begin the position March 1.
As she steps away from the Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy following seven and a half years as director, Cindy Kendall is extremely proud of what she has accomplished and how she has served.
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.
Searches for the next vice president of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine have been launched.
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.
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.
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.