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01/18/2022 Hoyer Hired as Assistant Director for Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program
Mitchell Hoyer has accepted the position of assistant director for Iowa 4-H Youth Development with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Hoyer begins the position Jan. 18. [node:read-more:link]
01/13/2022 World-Class STEM Programs Available to Iowa Educators for 2022-2023
The Iowa Governor’s STEM Advisory Council invites applications for the STEM Scale-Up Program. The application period closes on Feb. 22. [node:read-more:link]
12/16/2021 Gardening to Give Program Engages Over 600 Iowans
During the 2021 gardening season, participants in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Gardening to Give program engaged over 600 Iowans who donated nearly 3,000 lbs. of produce to local...
12/09/2021 New Program Promotes Career, College Readiness among Latinx Youth and Families
To reach your educational goals, you have to move forward, you have to persevere. For Latinx families in Iowa, that means “salir adelante.” This Spanish phrase also provides the perfect...
11/30/2021 Iowa 4-H Staff Recognized by National 4-H Professionals Association
Several 4-H professionals with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach were recognized by the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals for their impactful contributions to Iowa youth. [node:read-more:link]
11/16/2021 Multi-County Youth Voice in Action! 4-H Summit Held at Upper Iowa University
Seventy-four youth from 15 northeast Iowa schools learned about using their voice for leadership and making an action plan for change in their community during the Youth Voice in Action!...
11/12/2021 Iowa 4-H Partners with Dream Iowa for Successful Youth Leadership Summit
The Dream Iowa Youth Leadership Summit empowered attendees with knowledge, skills, networks and strategies for growth. This event was free and open to all middle school, high school and college-age...
11/09/2021 Registration Open for Free Nutcracker Ballet + STEM Performance for K-12 Youth
On Dec. 10 youth can watch a free mini-performance of the Nutcracker Ballet and participate in related STEM challenges. The event will be held in person at Stephens Auditorium on...
11/05/2021 Groff Hired as Iowa 4-H STEM Program Coordinator and Online Learning Specialist
Alexa Groff has been hired as Iowa 4-H Youth Development’s new STEM program coordinator and online learning specialist [node:read-more:link]
10/28/2021 Iowa STEM Educators Encouraged to Register for NASA Plant the Moon Challenge
The Plant the Moon Challenge is a global science experiment, learning activity and inspirational, project-based-learning challenge to see who can grow the best crops using lunar or Martian regolith simulants....
10/27/2021 Virtual Training Schedule Announced for Individuals Interested in 4-H Judging
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development will be hosting free, statewide virtual judges training for anyone interested in becoming a judge or refreshing their skills. Training is...
10/25/2021 43 Iowa 4-H Staff Awarded for Outstanding Achievements
Forty-three Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff members were honored in October at the Iowa 4-H YouthFest professional development conference. Award recipients were recognized for their impact on local...
10/22/2021 Teens and Caring Adults Participate in New 4-H THR!VE Mindfulness Retreat
A diverse group of youth and accompanying adults from 11 counties spent a weekend prioritizing their mental health and well-being during the 4-H THR!VE Mindfulness Retreat. [node:read-more:link]
10/11/2021 Hanson Receives Influencer Award from Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children
Nicole Hanson, Iowa 4-H Clover Kids specialist, has received the 2021 Influencer award from the Iowa Association for the Education of Young Children. [node:read-more:link]
10/08/2021 AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach Partner Program Receives 2021 Iowa Nonprofit Award
The Iowa Gleaning Network received the Outstanding Volunteer or National Service Program Award at the 2021 Iowa Nonprofit Summit Oct. 7. The Iowa AmeriCorps 4-H Outreach program hires and manages...
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