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Volume 13, Number 17

August 23, 2013

  

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

New/Updated Publications on PODS: There are a number of new and updated publications available on the Print on Demand System at http://osufacts.okstate.edu/docushare/dsweb/HomePage. New publications include:

    • ANSI-3170, Using Genomics Part II: Risk Management of Genetic Defects 

    Condolences to: Sandy Risman, Extension Secretary, Woods County, on the death of her father. Gene Hammock passed away Aug. 10. Funeral services took place Aug. 15.  Cards may be send to Sandy at 523 Eight St., Alva, OK  73717.

    Condolences to: Zen Stinchcomb, retired Extension FCS Educator, Harmon County, on the death of her husband. Joe Stinchcomb passed away Aug. 17. Funeral services took place Aug. 22 at the First Baptist Church in Hollis. Cards may be sent to Zen at 912 W. Vivian, Hollis, OK  73550.

    AWARDS  

      

    DASNR Faculty Honored: Three DASNR members were honored recently during the 2013 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Award winners were:

    • Derrell Peel – Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program, Individual, 10 or More Years of Experience
    • Brian Whitacre - Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program, Individual, Less  than 10 Years of Experience
    • Shannon Ferrell – Distinguished Teaching: Less than 10 Years of Experience 

    Edwards to Receive Award: Jeff Edwards, Extension Small Grains Specialist, will be honored at the 2013 APLU Annual Meeting in November in Washington, D.C. He will receive the National Excellence in Extension Award. This award recognizes excellence in programming and celebrating diversity and is co-sponsored by ECOP and USDA-NIFA and was selected through a competitive process.


    PERSONNEL ACTIONS


    Appointments

    Courtney Keck, Extension Educator, Horticulture/4-H Youth Development, Canadian County, effective 7-29-13

    Title Changes/Transfers

    None to report

    Separations/Retirements 

    Samantha Ephgrave, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Noble County, effective 8-14-13

    Recia Garcia, Northwest District Program Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences, effective 9-30-13 (retirement)

    COMING EVENTS

     

    August 24: State 4-H Council Quarter 1 Meeting (Oklahoma City)
    August 28: Asset-Based Community Development (Norman)
    August 28: Emergency Energy Strategies – Lessons Learned (Oklahoma City)
    September 4: Monthly Home Energy Information (Online)
    September 4: Hunger Team Update (Online)
    September 10: Current Issues in Agricultural Economics (Centra)
    September 11: PREP 7.0 Training (Oklahoma City)
    September 12: Together for a Better Education Training (Webinar)
    September 13: Cooperative Conversations: Tables for Extension – What’s Everyone Doing? (Centra)
    September 14: Oklahoma City State Fair 4-H Judging Contest (Oklahoma City)
    September 18: Turfgrass, Nursery and Landscape Field Day (Stillwater)
    September 19: September Horticulture Update (Adobe Connect)
    September 19: Together for a Better Education Training (TBA)
    September 21: GardenFest (Stillwater)
    September 26: Co-Parenting Through Divorce Curriculum Training (Stillwater)

     

     

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