Utah State University HEART Team solidifies vision, reinforces project planning at Impact Collaborative Summit

Taking action to help communities across Utah in response the opioid epidemic is a critical priority. The HEART Team’s focus on Harm Reduction Education is one important component of our response to the epidemic. The time this team spent with the Impact Collaborative allowed them to form a vision and strategy for their project, test […]

CIVIC Team from the University of Florida and Florida A&M finds new opportunities to create with eXtension’s Impact Collaborative

The Impact Collaborative prepared the CIVIC team with new skills, resources, and opportunities that have helped them come together as a team to accelerate and scale their program. Their involvement with the Impact Collaborative has helped create new pathways for reaching a more diverse audience, find strategic ways to engage new partners, and better help […]

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative helps ‘Sustain the Sustainers’ for Multi-State Initiative, USDA-NIFA

Sustainability is one of our strategic priorities. 200 participants representing 33 institutions alongside 10 community partners participated in the NSS + NEES event resulting in inspiring and motivating speakers, new knowledge gained among participants, and new connections developed across organizations. The Impact Collaborative Summits were unique opportunities for this team to engage more deeply in […]

Tuskegee Public Dialogue Team strengthens project planning through Impact Collaborative

“The Impact Collaborative provided an excellent space for this team to collaborate on and develop their project with a network of experienced Extension professionals and find innovative ways to build off the work from the Coming Together for Racial Understanding cohort. Even more amazing has been their ability to adapt what they have gained from […]

University of Vermont Extension team leverages eXtension’s Impact Collaborative, new connections, to deepen project development

“One of UVM Extension’s strategic priorities is to find new ways to create a more diverse, inclusive, and equitable atmosphere within our system and our program planning. We leveraged the opportunity to send members from our diversity committee to participate with eXtension’s Impact Collaborative. Their involvement with the Impact Collaborative provided connections to resources and […]

Impact Collaborative Program Team, Wellness in Tough Times, responds to mental health needs for Farmers & Ranchers across Nebraska

“Addressing mental health needs, particularly for rural Nebraskans, is one of our strategic priorities. We formed this team as part of a larger initiative to address this need. We also have a focus at UNL on increasing innovation and the opportunity to work with eXtension and the Impact Collaborative helps reinforce that focus. A number […]

Extension professionals adopt story mapping technology through the Impact Collaborative

This story was written by ChaNae Bradley, Senior Communications Specialist  at Fort Valley State University. Shane Bradt, water quality and geospatial technology specialist for the University of New Hampshire, is helping Cooperative Extension professionals across the country share powerful messages about their outreach. It all began with his role as a key informant for the […]