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Vol. 7 – No. 10
May 18, 2007

NOTES FROM THE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR  

 CURRENT EVENTS

Blades Set to Retire: A retirement reception honoring Clara Blades, Tulsa County Nutrition Education Assistant, will take place May 23 from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Tulsa County Extension Office, 4116 E. 15th St. She began her career with Extension in December 1986. A memory book is being compiled to present to Clara. If anyone would like to contribute to the memory book, please contact Pamela Henderson at 918-746-3703.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

OSU Hosts Conference: OSU’s Stored Product Integrated Pest Management Team, headed by Tom Phillips, Carol Jones, Brian Adam, Edmond Bonjour, and Randy Beeby, along with the Pesticide Safety Education Program with Jim Criswell, Charles Luper, and Kevin Shelton, hosted the VII National Stored Product IPM Training Conference April 18-20 at the Stored Products Research and Education Center in Stillwater. More than 100 participants from 23 states, the District of Columbia, Angola, Canada, and Mexico attended the three-day conference on managing pests in stored product facilities. 

Fee Waivers Due May 25:  Fee waivers for the 2007 summer semester should be submitted no later than May 25, five working days prior to the first day of class on June 4, to Linda Turner at 139 Ag Hall. The Study and Education Form should accompany the fee waiver and be signed by your County Extension Director, District Extension Director, Department Head, and/or appropriate Unit Administrator, and then forwarded to 139 Ag Hall for processing. Please allow plenty of time to get these forms in by the deadline. If you miss the deadline, the fee waiver WILL NOT be honored, no exceptions. No letters of explanation will be accepted. If you are a full-time faculty or staff member taking classes, you are eligible to fill out the request the partial fee waiver. The form is available for download from the Office of the Registrar’s website, http://www.okstate.edu/registrar/FormsOnline/FSFeeWaiverForm.pdf.  

 

·        Please use your campus-wide identification number instead of your social security number.

 

·        You can also pick up a blank form from the Office of the Registrar, 322 Student Union.

 

·        If you have a supply of any old forms, please discard them.

 

 NOTE:  The Educational Leave Requests are now available on-line at the Staff Development intranet site at http://intranet.okstate.edu/staff_development/.

            Also, as a reminder, Distance Education Courses do have additional fees and in-service training does not require a fee waiver form.  If you have questions, please contact your immediate supervisor as they have updated information regarding the policy on Fee Waiver and Study and Education Request Forms.   If your class is cancelled, you decide to drop your class, or if you change your study and education form, call Linda Turner at 405-744-5398 so that your records can be updated. In addition, check your Bursar invoice to make sure you received the fee waiver. You should contact the Fee Adjustment Office at 405-744-6866 if you have questions.

 Congratulations to: Jim Rexwinkle, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Creek County. He and Cherry Black were married April 24.

Good News

 COLLEGE CORNER

AWARDS

PERSONNEL ACTIONS

Appointments

Lawrence R. Tomah, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development, Harmon County, effective 4-30-07

Sara A. West, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Marshall County, effective 4-30-07

Title Changes/Transfers

None to report

Separations

Helen M. Page, Coordinator, Delaware County, effective 4-24-07

COMING EVENTS

May 23-25: 86th State 4-H Roundup (Stillwater)

May 26-28: Statewide 4-H Family Horse Camp (Jet)

May 30: Co-Parenting Program In-Service (Stillwater)

May 31: Parenting Basics In-Service (Stillwater)

June 1: Parenting Education: Program Planning and Resources (Stillwater)

June 7-8: State Master Gardener Continuing Education Conference (Claremore)

June 9: Summer GardenFest (OSUBG, Stillwater)

June 9: OSU and USDA-ARS Agriculture Center Field Day (Lane)

June 12-13: Swine Project “Barn Talk” (Stillwater)

June 13-15: Leadership Team Retreat (Stillwater)

June 15: Statewide County Directors’ Meeting (Stillwater)

June 21-23: State 4-H Horse Show (Enid)

 

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