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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.

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.

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.


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.