Issue 9

December 10, 2012
  Call for Nominations
  • Nominations are being sought for the 2013 E. G. Peterson Extension Award and Spirit of Extension Award. The E. G. Peterson Extension Award honors an Extension professional who provides outstanding service to USU and the residents of Utah. The Spirit of Extension Award honors an Extension employee who emulates the heart and soul of USU Extension. 

    To nominate, email the name to Tammy Firth ( by Wednesday, Dec. 12. Nominees will be contacted to see if they wish to accept the nomination. 

    Nominators are responsible for the preparation of the materials for the candidate. The full packet must be submitted to Noelle Cockett's office (AGRS 430 or 4900 Old Main Hill) no later than Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013.                                            


    E.G. Peterson nominations              Past E.G. Peterson award recipients      

    Spirit of Extension nominations        Past Spirit of Extension recipients

Videocasts - Please RSVP to Receive
  • Tuesday, Dec. 11, 9 to 10 a.m. - IVC Videocast Seminar Series featuring Roslynn Brain, sustainable communities Extension specialist, who will discuss the new statewide Extension Sustainability initiative. Participants will discover the background behind the initiative, current development opportunities for collaboration and a "tour" of the new Extension Sustainability website ( Click here to register at least 24 hours in advance. 
 IVC Archives


 Click here for the IVC archives page.

 Tech Tip
  • How to find almost anything on your computer: Most people have forgotten that all you have to do is click Control-F on PCs or Command-F on Macs to search by key word in almost any program or browser.  

 New YouTube Videos

To view 320 other USU Extension videos, click here.

  4-H Leadermete Early Bird Registration
  • Early bird registration for the 4-H Leadermete is Dec. 1 - Jan. 11. The Leadermete is Feb. 28 - March 2, 2013, at 100 E. Center in Provo. There are 134 workshops to choose from and keynote speaker/entertainer for the awards banquet is Jason Hewlett. Participants will not be able to pay online this year but can pay their county office and do a transfer of funds later, or they can call the Utah County 4-H office and pay with a credit card or mail a check. Click here for registration packet. Click here to register online.
Save the Date   
  • University Holiday Closure - Dec. 24-26, 31 and Jan. 1. Happy Holidays!


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