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K-State Research and Extension
123 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3401

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

The Tuesday Letter is a weekly email to approximately 2,500 faculty and staff of K-State Research and Extension and the College of Agriculture, providing recipients with timely announcements and updates.

From the Director for Extension

We will be gathering next week, October 22 to October 24, for our 2019 K-State Research and Extension Annual Conference. Our conference theme is “Innovate!,” and the look and feel of the conference will be very different from our past conferences.

From KSRE Administration

Shout Out: Karen Blakeslee
This week’s Shout Out comes to us from K-State Research and Extension Sedgwick County’s Sara Sawer and goes out to Extension Associate Karen Blakeslee.
Civil Rights in Cooperative Extension Programming: Principles and Practices
Six key principles guide Cooperative Extension's compliance with civil rights laws.

Local, Regional and Statewide Extension Events

One Day Only - Annual Conference Opportunity
IGP will provide free flour, on a first come first serve basis, to Extension Agents to use in educational programming, October 24, 2019.


FCS State Fair Contest Feedback
The FCS contest planning committee is looking for feedback on this year's FCS contest. Please share this survey with any staff, parents, volunteers, or participants that were involved with the contest.
November 1 is the Deadline to Apply for the Griffith Memorial Scholarship
Griffith Scholarship available to KSRE employees - applications due November 1.
KSU Olathe Offers Leadership Essentials Series
KSU Olathe is offering a Leadership Essentials series that you or others that you work with may be interested in.

Extension Professional Trainings

2020 4-H Program Rally Call for Proposals
4-H Clover
The 2020 4-H Program Rally- Inspire Your Spark- will continue to share successful, innovative programs from our colleagues across the state. 4-H Program Rally is now accepting workshop proposals from Extension professionals.


Diversity Programs Office Update
Greetings! We are all having a productive fall semester. The Diversity Programs Office (DPO) has been busy and continues to be successful.

Program Updates

2020 4-H Camp Task Force Recommendations Going Forward
For 18 months, many intentional conversations affirmed a desire to provide a premier camp experience for Kansas 4-H youth. Based on the Camp Task Force findings, a decision has been made to phase in a more centralized model for camp at Rock Springs Ranch.

Thank Yous

Heartfelt Thanks
Heartfelt Thanks.

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