Communiqué July 6, 2011
A Call to Action Reminder From the Director I first printed these thoughts in the Communiqué a year and a half ago, but the main goals in my previous call to action for our organization remain very relevant today – and I believe they are even more importa ...
Communiqué June 24, 2011
Organizational Update-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension As we announced earlier this month, as of July 1, Dr. Ken Martin will be serving as interim chair of the Department of Human & Community Resource Development (HCRD). Ken will also maintain ...
Communiqué May 25, 2011
Organizational Update- Video Communiqué Link Updated-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension A reminder- a new Video Communiqué link is available for you to review online. An updated link is now available. The video is 35 minutes long and contains update ...
Communiqué April 12, 2011
OSU Extension Organizational Update-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension Colleagues, As you know, we are still awaiting more concrete information about the federal, state, and local budgets. There remain many unknowns this spring, including several it ...
Communiqué March 4, 2011
Voluntary Separation Incentive Program- Update After announcements of the separation incentive that was approved by the Board of Trustees in early February, we know several of you are very interested in and understand your eagerness to know the details. W ...
Communiqué February 18, 2011
Outlook on Organizational Challenges-Dr. Keith Smith, director, OSU Extension I know we are going through a challenging period this spring – an extended time of “wait and see” with a lot of unknowns right now. A number of things are beyond our control at ...
Communiqué January 30, 2011
WebEx Meeting Center and WebEx Event Center Reminders and Contacts A reminder…Extension now owns a WebEx Event Center license. Event Center is a WebEx product designed to facilitate the hosting of online sessions with a large number of attendees, such as ...
Communiqué January 10, 2011
Director's Thoughts- A Call to Action (revisited) As we all know, this continues to be a time of tremendous change in the economy worldwide, our clients’ needs, stakeholders’ expectations about our services, and our own mode of operation. I remain co ...
Communiqué September 12, 2012
Clarify Expectations- Behavior #9 of High-Trust Leaders Keith Smith, associate vice president, Agricultural Administration and director, OSU Extension “Almost all conflict is a result of violated expectations.”-Blaine Lee, author of The Power Principle To ...
Communiqué September 26, 2012
Practice Accountability- Behavior #10 of High Trust Leaders- guest writer Janine Yeske, 4-H youth development Extension educator, Jefferson County Steven Covey Sr. once wrote that you can't talk yourself out of a problem you've behaved yourself ...