January 21, 2014
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter Names New Director and Director of Development  
Nell Larson was recently named new director of the Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter in Park City and Jon Paulding was named the center's director of development. Click here to read the story.  
WEDA 2014 Awards of Excellence         
  • Applications are being accepted for the Western Extension Directors Association (WEDA) 2014 Awards of Excellence. Submit applications to Brian Higginbotham by March 7.  Click here for application information. 

Tech Tip        
  • April 8 is an important date -- it marks the end of the much-loved Windows XP operating system support. Click here to see.


    What this means:


    - The bad guys will come swooping in with malware and viruses.

    - USU will likely ask you to take any XP computer off line. (If you have an XP machine running equipment and it is never connected to the internet, there is no problem). 

    USU Software licensing offers Windows 7 for free download for any USU- registered computer. This includes counties. If you are running an older, slower computer on XP, switching to Windows 7 is pretty time consuming but there are tutorials to walk you through it. We are also trying to arrange to have the campus Help Desk do these updates during annual conference. 


    Tech Tip by Dennis Hinkamp
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  • USU Extension Annual Conference is held March 5-6 at the Eccles Conference Center on the USU Logan Campus. Registration is now open. Visit the Annual Conference website for the most current information. To see an updated agenda, click here

             Email calendar submissions to Julene Reese 

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