News and Notes: January 8, 2020

OUR VISION: Ohioans have the knowledge and resources they need to actively engage in creating conditions in which they thrive.

OUR MISSION: We create opportunities for people to explore how science-based knowledge can improve social, economic and environmental conditions.

Leadership Notes

  1. Welcome to 2020! I hope you are enjoying your new year.

College Connections

  1. Dean Kress’ State of the College address is this Friday morning, Jan 10 at 10:45am.

Programming Perspectives

  1. The Columbus affiliate of the Urban Land Institute recently conferred its 2019 Community Impact Award on the Weinland Park Collaborative (WPC) for its work over the past decade to transform the Weinland Park neighborhood.

Award Opportunities/Reminders

  1. Nominations for the university Outreach and Engagement awards are open to recognize programs; faculty, staff and student scholars; and community partners for outstanding achievement in producing engaged scholarship and community impact. 

Operations/Business of Extension

  1. It’s always good to plan ahead for Ohio winter weather! Everyone should review the information here.

Celebrating Colleagues

  1. Congrats to Dianne Shoemaker, OSU Extension field specialist, dairy production economics, who received the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) Excellence in Extension Award for the North Central Region this fall.

Professional Development Opportunities

  1. For county-based Extension program faculty and staff, the annual report submission deadline is next Jan. 15.

Extension Annual Conference

  1. 2019 OSU Extension Annual Conference

    Thank you for your participation at annual conference.