In this week’s issue:
- Quarterly Conversations: This FRIDAY, May 19
- Nurturing Mason Bees in Your Backyard in Western Oregon is a winning publication
- Branding Updates
- College of Forestry Outstanding Teaching Award
- Youth Program Safety Training May 24th and June 12th
- Student Job Posting: Benny the Beaver Handlers at the County Fairs
- Extension in the News
Quarterly Conversations: This FRIDAY, May 19
Plan to attend the next O&E Quarterly Conversation on May 19, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., Kidder 202 and livestreamed. This is your opportunity to ask questions of O&E leadership and to learn about O&E and Extension initiatives.
OSU 150, special guest, Shelly Signs
Join us in Kidder 202, 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., or join via livestream http://live.oregonstate.edu/ and ask your questions online.
Nurturing Mason Bees in Your Backyard in Western Oregon is a winning publication
Brooke Edmunds submitted the Extension mason bee publication Nurturing Mason Bees in Your Backyard in Western Oregon (EM 9130) for the National Association of County Agricultural Agents communications contest, and it won! It is the winner for Oregon as well as a National Finalist in the publication category.
Congratulations to the winning team of Brooke Edmunds, Richard Little, Ramesh Sagili (authors), and Ariel Ginsburg (copyediting and design).
Here’s the link to the publication: https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/em9130
Extension letterhead templates
Letterhead templates with the new OSU logo that have been approved are posted and available for download. Additional templates are added daily as they are approved. For content changes to letterhead, contact Denise Ashley.
New and expanded FAQs
The FAQs have been updated with additional information on logo use, cobranding, and letterhead.
Brand launch videos
The videos of the Brand Launch Symposium (April 25) sessions are now available on the Brand Guidelines website. If you were not able to attend the symposium and want to learn more about the OSU master brand, these videos will be helpful. The links are at the bottom of the Brand Positioning, Our Voice and Visual Identity pages in the Brand Guide.
College of Forestry Outstanding Teaching Award
Congratulations to Dr. Tammy Cushing who received the College of Forestry’s Aufderheide Award for Outstanding Teacher. The awardee is selected by the students in the College, and recognizes teaching excellence. Tammy is the Starker Assistant Professor of Private and Family Forestry, and Extension Specialist in Forest Economics, Management and Policy in the FNR Extension Program.
Youth Program Safety Training May 24th and June 12th
Dear Colleagues, Precollege Programs will be offering youth program policy and safety training workshops on Wednesday May 24th 11:00-12:20pm and Monday June 12th 11:00-12:20pm. The workshops support the work of faculty, administrators, and students who lead youth programs, or work with youth. We will cover the policies and guidelines that govern University youth programs, as well as best practices and safety procedures.
Sign up for EITHER date
Wednesday May 24th 11:00-12:20pm in Owen 106
Monday June 12th 11:00-12:20pm in StAg 160.
Register for a workshop at this link:
Student Job Posting: Benny the Beaver Handlers at the County Fairs
University Events has again posted a job for OSU Students to assist Benny while he’s on his Oregon County Fair tour this summer. If you know an OSU Student who is looking for a fun job this summer, have them apply at: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/42666
Student Outreach Assistant (Benny Assistant) position closes TOMORROW, May 16th. Stipulations are that they must be enrolled at Oregon State University and able to leave from, and return to Corvallis for each county fair trip.
Extension in the News
Researchers concerned about resistant Texas psyllids
May 8, 2017
Featuring Silvia Rondon