Communiqué October 10, 2011
A Message from the Director-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension I would like to quickly revisit and recap my message in the last Communiqué. When I’ve stated a number of times recently that our organization is alive and well, I’ve meant that I feel w ...
Communiqué September 21, 2011
OSU Extension is “Alive and Well”-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension As I meet with county commissioners throughout the state this month – to present an Extension update on our structure during the CCAO (County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio) fa ...
Communiqué August 24, 2011
Message from the Director- Thoughts on Leadership-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension In my role as Gist Chair in Extension Education and Leadership, one of my goals is to influence Extension education and leadership practices. I work with the Gist C ...
Communiqué July 27, 2011
An Organizational Update-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension The link to our newest edition of the Video Communiqué is now available online. I’ll mention a few key items in this article, but please view the video for more in-depth updates about the b ...
Communiqué June 24, 2011
Organizational Update-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension As we announced earlier this month, as of July 1, Dr. Ken Martin will be serving as interim chair of the Department of Human & Community Resource Development (HCRD). Ken will also maintain ...
Communiqué July 6, 2011
A Call to Action Reminder From the Director I first printed these thoughts in the Communiqué a year and a half ago, but the main goals in my previous call to action for our organization remain very relevant today – and I believe they are even more importa ...
Communiqué April 12, 2011
OSU Extension Organizational Update-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension Colleagues, As you know, we are still awaiting more concrete information about the federal, state, and local budgets. There remain many unknowns this spring, including several it ...
Communiqué May 25, 2011
Organizational Update- Video Communiqué Link Updated-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension A reminder- a new Video Communiqué link is available for you to review online. An updated link is now available. The video is 35 minutes long and contains update ...
Communiqué March 4, 2011
Voluntary Separation Incentive Program- Update After announcements of the separation incentive that was approved by the Board of Trustees in early February, we know several of you are very interested in and understand your eagerness to know the details. W ...
Communiqué February 18, 2011
Outlook on Organizational Challenges-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension I know we are going through a challenging period this spring – an extended time of “wait and see” with a lot of unknowns right now. A number of things are beyond our control at ...