Pillar of Extension and Outreach

Pillar of Extension and Outreach Award

Eligibility: Any individual or team from extension support units (e.g., Conference Planning and Management, Advancement, Extension Information Technology, Professional Development, Program Development and Evaluation, Extension Distribution Center, Extension Finance, Extension Human Resources).
 
Number Awarded: Up to Two
 
Award: $100/per award (individual or team)
 
Purpose: To recognize support staff for their contributions to the organization.  The Extension and Outreach Pillar of Extension and Outreach Award recognizes a support unit's individual or team who provides outstanding service to county, regional, and/or state extension activity and/or show evidence of increasing Extension's reach to the state of Iowa and/or beyond.
 
Award Criteria:

  • demonstrates outstanding support and/or service for an initiative or project that benefits ISU Extension and Outreach programs or clients
  • demonstrates technical and/or administrative service support for extension outreach at the county, regional, campus, and/or state level
  • demonstrates evidence of increasing Extension's reach to the state of Iowa and/or beyond state borders
  • displays a consistent pattern of reliability and responsibility in performing job duties

Deadline:
 
The deadline for the Pillar of Extension and Outreach Award nomination is February 10, 2020, 12:00 p.m. (noon), and all nominations should be sent to Linda Young at lindakay@iastate.edu.
 
Nominations are reviewed by ISU Extension and Outreach before submission to the VPEO and announced at the ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Conference in April. Nominators are notified by March 6. Only nominators receive notice of unsuccessful nominations.

 

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