ISU Extension and Outreach Remains Committed to Serving Iowans: During these times of rapid change and uncertainty, ISU Extension and Outreach is still here, ready to serve. See this letter from Vice President John Lawrence.

John Lawrence giving a presentation
Vice President for Extension and Outreach John Lawrence provides leadership for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This 99 county campus connects the needs of Iowans with Iowa State University research and resources. To request that Vice President Lawrence attend your virtual event, contact Mica Redenius, administrative specialist for the vice president, at or 515-294-6675.

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June 1, 2020

Debra Sellers shares a message from Andrea Nelson regarding the launch of Structured for Success, guidance from the Open for Iowa Committee, thoughts on justice for all, and more.

May 26, 2020

Debra Sellers shares information about Open for Iowa, county fairs, internal communications, and more.

May 18, 2020

Message from Debra Sellers, on behalf of the Office of the Vice President, to staff, faculty, and councils

As we begin week 10 of working remotely, we are fortunate to have three groups of dedicated colleagues working on various aspects of reopening ISU Extension and Outreach. All three will help us reopen in a manner that prioritizes the health and safety of our staff and faculty, volunteers, participants, and communities.

May 15, 2020

Debra Sellers shares a message from the Open for Iowa Committee.

May 11, 2020

Debra Sellers discusses initial steps to prepare for a phased reopening of ISU Extension and Outreach, the Virtual Education Task Force, and considerations for county fairs.

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