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The traditional Extension Focus newsletter has been retired. It’s been replaced by a new blog, the Extension Voice. Items will be added as they are received, rather than on a set publication schedule. As in the past, critical items will still be sent ES-ALL to make sure no one misses them.


Interviews Scheduled for Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit Director Candidates

Four candidates for the position of Director of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit were interviewed on Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20.

Each had an open forum for a presentation and Q&A.

Tuesday, April 19:

Wednesday, April 20:

The presentation topic was: Describe your vision of the future role of agriculture and natural resources Extension and how your leadership would help faculty and staff remain relevant in a challenging, rapidly changing environment.


Interviews Scheduled for Community Economic and Workforce Development Program Unit Director Candidates

Two candidates for the position of Director of the Community Economic and Workforce Development Program Unit were interviewed on Wednesday, April 6.

Each had an open forum for a presentation and Q&A.

The presentation topic was: The CEWD unit is made up of four diverse programs – Community Resource and Economic Development, Fire Service Extension, Safety and Health Extension, and the Institute for Labor Studies Research – with a diverse and geographically dispersed faculty. Describe your vision for connecting and partnering among the programs within CEWD, within the WVU Extension Service, across the campus and across the state.


Interviews Scheduled for Families and Health Program Unit Director Candidates

Four candidates for the position of Director of the Families and Health Program Unit were on campus Monday and Tuesday, April 4 and 5.

Each had an open forum for a presentation and Q&A.

Monday, April 4:

Tuesday, April 5:

The presentation topic is: In this climate of shrinking resources and competing priorities, how should a state Extension system respond to the needs of families to create a culture of health and well-being? What strengths would you contribute to this effort?

All presentations will be held at the Ramada Inn on Scott Avenue.


Don’t Be Caught by a $500 Deductible Penalty!

If Healthy-Tomorrows-Reporting-Form you are a benefits-eligible employee who is enrolled in a PEIA PPB health insurance plan, your primary care physician must test your blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and waist circumference and report it to PEIA on the Healthy Tomorrows Reporting Form before the end of the upcoming Open Enrollment, May 15, 2016.

Learn more and download the forms