Updates

July 15, 2020

John Lawrence announced that Chad Higgins, senior director for ISU Extension and Outreach, will be leaving Iowa State to become University of Missouri’s associate vice chancellor for extension and engagement.

July 13, 2020

Debra Sellers shares information regarding university plans for addressing the FY21 budget shortfall, the COVID-19 Recovery Operations Committee, and other updates.

July 10, 2020

John Lawrence talks about the summer of 2020 and a county fair season like no other.

July 06, 2020

Debra Sellers shares information about returning to campus, materials discussed during the July 1 town hall, the upcoming Second Monday Live, Open for Iowa, and area-wide meetings.

June 29, 2020

Debra Sellers shares information about our efforts to make ISU Extension and Outreach more diverse, equitable, and inclusive to better serve all Iowans. She also shares information on the Governor's emergency declaration and an update from Open for Iowa.

June 25, 2020

John Lawrence says the Vice President for Extension and Outreach Tuition Assistance Program will continue the current policy of reimbursing employees for tuition to Iowa State as well as other institutions.

June 22, 2020

Debra Sellers thanks councils for their continuing partnership and shares updates from the Virtual Education Task Force, Open for Iowa, President Wintersteen, and more.

June 16, 2020

John Lawrence shares information pertaining to county fair 4-H experiences.

June 15, 2020

Debra Sellers shares a message from Assistant Vice President for County Services Andrea Nelson about the July 1 town hall and transforming our organization. She also shares information about honorific naming on campus and more notes.

June 09, 2020

Debra Sellers shares updates on the COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, Open for Iowa, regional offices, and more.

June 04, 2020

Protests continue across the country and around the world calling attention to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others. As a white male, I recognize I come from a place of privilege based on the color of my skin.

June 01, 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

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.

May 04, 2020

Debra Sellers shares information about her background. She also shares announcements about university award recipients, the May Second Monday Live topic, the IECA executive director search committee, and more.

May 01, 2020

John Lawrence discussed his first week chairing the university’s Executive Committee for Fall Planning.

April 29, 2020

Debra Sellers discusses the transition in leadership as John Lawrence takes on a temporary assignment with the university's Executive Committee for Fall Planning.

April 29, 2020

John Lawrence discusses his role as chair of the Executive Committee for Fall Planning, Debra Sellers leading day-to-day management of ISU Extension and Outreach, guidance for reopening county offices, and an upcoming health insurance literacy program.

April 24, 2020

John Lawrence discusses the ISU Extension and Outreach COVID-19 Recovery Task Force.

Terry Maloy.
April 22, 2020

John Lawrence offered thanks to office professionals and shared information on TestIowa, Volunteer Iowa, SBDC 5 Day Challenge and more.

April 17, 2020

John Lawrence shared the Governor's announcement that schools will remain closed and discusses working remotely and cybersecurity.

April 16, 2020

John Lawrence shared the Governor's proclamation implementing additional measures to protect residents, workers, and the public in RMCC Region 6 -- and what this means for ISU Extension and Outreach.

April 15, 2020

John Lawrence shared information about the new COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, a CARD report on revenue loss, the new MOU, and a survey of how county offices are operating during the current restrictions.

Pages

Subscribe to News