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Re: Social Media Cheerleaders: Building a Volunteer Digital Advocacy Program

Aaron Weibe ·
Automated message: Thanks for sharing this event! If you can, please remember to update this listing after your event with a link to the recording. You can do that by coming back to your event here in Connect Extension, clicking "Manage Event" and then "Edit Event." From there, I suggest adding the words "Recording Available Here" to the top of your event and linking out to the recording. Example: Recording Available Here Thanks for helping us make this an awesome archive of resources for...
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Re: Social Media Cheerleaders: Building a Volunteer Digital Advocacy Program

Charlie Pane ·
Hi everyone, If you've RSVP'ed that you're coming, please be sure to also register in order to get the Zoom login info: Register online at https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/INP2020digadv_239.
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Re: How can health messaging work within rural communities?

Aaron Weibe ·
Automated message: Thanks for sharing this event! If you can, please remember to update this listing after your event with a link to the recording. You can do that by coming back to your event here in Connect Extension, clicking "Manage Event" and then "Edit Event." From there, I suggest adding the words "Recording Available Here" to the top of your event and linking out to the recording. Example: Recording Available Here Thanks for helping us make this an awesome archive of resources for...
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Re: Using the Power of University Extension and Community Colleges to Increase Engagement

Aaron Weibe ·
Automated message: Thanks for sharing this event! If you can, please remember to update this listing after your event with a link to the recording. You can do that by coming back to your event here in Connect Extension, clicking "Manage Event" and then "Edit Event." From there, I suggest adding the words "Recording Available Here" to the top of your event and linking out to the recording. Example: Recording Available Here Thanks for helping us make this an awesome archive of resources for...
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Extension Collaborative on Immunization Teaching and Engagement: Dec 2021 Immunization Education Program Spotlight Menominee Nation

MelaniePugsley ·
exciteThe focus of the November EXCITE Spotlight session was utilizing Social Media in our Vaccine Education project. Teams shared resources, success stories, and difficulties of using social media to share their project messages and reach their audiences. As part of the presentation, The College of Menominee Nation was highlighted for the significant progress made in their projects goals after launching social media campaigns to reach their target audience. The College of Menominee Nation...
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Virtual chat recap: Watershed education, outreach, and engagement

Anne Sawyer ·
In this virtual chat, we discussed opportunities and challenges related to watershed education and outreach, exploring how Extension can support our audiences with resources and programming to build local capacity. As part of a New Technologies for Agricultural Extension Accelerator Program project , University of Minnesota Extension Educators are building a website, called the Watershed Engagement Programming (WEP) Hub, to support local government (e.g. Soil & Water Conservation...
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Announcing: NEW EXCITE Programming Opportunity

MelaniePugsley ·
Register for the Introductory Session Here We are happy to announce additional EXCITE programming opportunities! EXCITE is a nationwide local response by U.S. Cooperative Extension made possible through an interagency agreement between USDA-NIFA and the CDC. It integrates partners and funders to increase immunization education, emphasizing boosting vaccination confidence in adult immunization. This new phase of EXCITE will support adult immunization education beyond Covid-19 and increase...
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Info and Resources for the New Phase of EXCITE Programming

MelaniePugsley ·
The EXCITE Project had an info-session last week to announce the details of the new phase of funding that will continue to support the work of adult immunization education. This programming opportunity is open to all Land Grant institutions regardless of previous EXCITE participation. This system-wide effort is a model of how Extension can utilize shared resources, lessons learned best practices and a focus on local needs to create a large impact. As announced last week, this new phase of...
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Extension Skills 2022

MelaniePugsley ·
This past year, the Impact Collaborative's Extension Skills series has provided Cooperative Extension professionals with the opportunity to build capacity with tools, processes, and tech skills training. Each second Thursday of the month, a workshop was led by an Extension expert to give professionals the opportunity to learn new skills and share best practices to help them be more effective and innovative in their work! This year, the workshops focused on topics such as virtual engagement...
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Unique Strengths of the EXCITE Project: Providing evidence-based information in an understandable form and using multiple delivery methods

MelaniePugsley ·
The Extension Collaboration for Immunization, Teaching, and Engagement ( EXCITE ) project was created to reduce vaccine hes it ancy in rural and medically unders erved communities . Fund ed by the CDC through an Inter agency Agreement with USDA N IFA and a cooperative agreement with the Extension Foundation , the team has four goals : reduce hes it ancy , increase communication between populations and health systems , increase accessibility to clinics and help implement public health...
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National Nutrition Month: Highlighting Extension's Diabetes Prevention Toolkit

MelaniePugsley ·
This March , we are showing support for National Nutrition Month by highlighting Extension projects that conduct research and programming on nutrition-related topics to aid in the prevention and treatment of -toolkitdisease, such as the Diabetes Prevention Toolkit: A template for better health project. According to the CDC, diabetes affects 1 in 10 Americans and is the seventh leading cause of premature death in the US. In response to this growing public health crisis, an Extension team,...
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New Publication - The Community Seminar Series Playbook: A model for community outreach and student development

Rose Hayden-Smith ·
Webinars offer a convenient and engaging way for people to learn and connect with others. As a result, they have become a vital part of Extension's offerings. A new playbook makes it easy to organize virtual Extension programs, providing step-by-step instructions on everything from choosing a topic to promoting your event. "The Community Seminar Series Playbook: A model for community outreach and student development" was created by a team from the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute...
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Rural Health Education Lecture Series part 2 April 25th 11am CST

Michelle McDowell ·
Community Health Engagement and Outreach invites you to join a bimonthly lecture series featuring renowned experts in the topic of resilience. Service providers, educators, and community members will engage in practical content related to stress, coping, and health equity. As part of a Rural Health Safety Education (RHSE) grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), we strive to increase capacity for research- and evidence-based substance misuse prevention and resilience...
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Dynamic Discussion 2023 Overview

MelaniePugsley ·
We're wrapping up an exceptional year of Dynamic Discussion sessions! Throughout this year, the Extension Foundation brought together professionals from Cooperative Extension and beyond to explore a diverse array of topics. Dynamic Discussion provides a platform to learn perspectives, exchange ideas, and creates a space for conenction and sharing. Together, we've discussed into new ideas, gained insights, and contemplated the future of Extension. The discussions this year covered topics such...
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EXCITE Year 2 Report Highlights: A Nationwide Success in Immunization Engagement

MelaniePugsley ·
In its second year, the Extension Collaboration on Immunization Teaching and Engagement (EXCITE) project—a joint initiative between the CDC and Cooperative Extension—reached major milestones. It successfully concluded two projects and developed a science communication toolkit to assist Extension professionals in immunization education. Facilitated through partnerships with USDA-NIFA, CDC, and the Extension Foundation, the program effectively mobilized the Extension system to address a...
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MSU seeking Urban & Regional Planning Academic Extension/Outreach Specialist

Marie Ruemenapp ·
The Michigan State University School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC) invites applications for a full‐time, 12‐month Continuing Academic Specialist with a 85% extension/outreach and 15% teaching assignment. The desired position start date is May 1, 2024. This position will focus on adaptive strategies to enhance the sustainability and resilience of communities with an emphasis on climate change and development regulation. Activities will include creating educational programs and...
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Search for New Associate Dean and Director of Human Sciences Extension at Iowa State University

Cayla Taylor ·
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach (ISUEO) and the College of Human Sciences (CHS) is seeking an exceptional individual to lead its Human Sciences program to enhance the impact of Iowa State University (ISU) on the lives of Iowans. The Associate Dean and Director, also referred to as Program Leader within the National Cooperative Extension Service, provides strategic leadership and administrative management for the Human Sciences Extension and Outreach (HSEO) program. Specifically,...
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Recruiting: Assistant Professors in Urban Forestry at Oregon State University

Annie Ingersoll ·
The Oregon State University Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society in the College of Forestry is recruiting 2 full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, Assistant Professors of Practice in Urban Forestry. Forests in urban areas provide valuable ecosystem services. The expansion of urban areas coupled with growing recognition of the importance of forests, trees, and green infrastructure in these regions makes more critical than ever urban foresters who can help plan and maintain sustainable and...
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Extension's Unique Strength in Immunization Education: Health and Community Partnerships

MelaniePugsley ·
The Extension Collaboration for Immunization, Teaching, and Engagement ( EXCITE ) project was created to reduce vaccine hesitancy in rural and medically underserved communities. Drawing upon Cooperative Extension System's (CES) many unique strengths, EXCITE teams were able to effectively respond and deliver immunization education to their priority populations. One valuable strength was the strategic cultivation of partnerships, where Extension leveraged its tools, knowledge, and community...
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Enhance Your Outreach with Community Engagement: Join Our Extension Skills Series!

MelaniePugsley ·
The Extension Foundation is excited to invite you to the second topic series in Extension skills! Over the next few months, experts from Cooperative Extension will share diverse methods, best practices and strategies necessary to elevate your community engagement efforts. Register for Extension Skills here. We are excited about the opportunity to learn from Extension professionals on how to enhance our Extension programming and better serve our audiences through these engaging skill-builidng...
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Exciting Opportunity: Director of Extension Center for Health Outreach at Clemson University

MTKirby ·
We're currently seeking a dynamic leader to serve as the Director of Extension Center for Health Outreach (ECHO), driving collaborative efforts to address public health challenges and shape the future of our institution. Given your background, I believe you would be an excellent fit for this role. We have attached a PDF with information about the role and you can also find the official job posting at: https://apply.interfolio.com/144271 . If this position does not suit you, please pass the...
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About the Extension Foundation

The Extension Foundation was formed in 2006 by Extension Directors and Administrators. Today, the Foundation partners with Cooperative Extension through liaison roles and a formal plan of work with the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) to increase system capacity while providing programmatic services, and helping Extension programs scale and investigate new methods and models for implementing programs. The Foundation provides professional development to Cooperative Extension professionals and offers exclusive services to its members. In 2020 and 2021, the Extension Foundation has awarded 85% of its direct funding back to the Cooperative Extension System, 100% of funds are used to support Cooperative Extension initiatives. 

This technology is supported in part by New Technologies for Ag Extension (funding opportunity no. USDA-NIFA-OP-010186), grant no. 2023-41595-41325 from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or the Extension Foundation. For more information, please visit extension.org. You can view the terms of useat extension.org/terms.

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