The Women in Ag Leadership Conference will be held Nov. 27-28 at the Iowa State Center – Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa. The conference begins with leadership workshops Monday evening and a full agenda covering many leadership topics.
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.
Searches for the next vice president of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine have been launched.
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.
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.
Forty Iowa youth are beginning terms as State 4-H Council members. The State 4-H Council induction was held during the closing ceremonies of the 2017 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 29.
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.
Just like corn in Iowa, Latino and Native American youth can grow tall and strong. That’s the message of Maize, a culturally-based youth leadership accelerator from Iowa 4-H Youth Development. The third annual Maize retreat is April 21-23 for youth in grades 9-12.
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.
Over the past two years Muscatine County has developed a Latino 4-H Club called Juntos, which means together. The club is focused on encouraging higher education and increasing leadership and team building skills in youth.