May 20, 2019
Associate Professor Dan Remley, Ohio State University Extension field specialist, received the Priester Culture of Health Award for his Voices for Food work. The award, presented at the 2019 National Health Outreach Conference in Fort Worth, TX, honors Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States and provide leadership to expand Extension’s capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life.
Voices for Food is a project funded by USDA NIFA that addresses food insecurity and healthy food access in rural communities by utilizing community coaching to develop food councils and guided client choice food pantries. Read more...
Apr 10, 2019
Looking for a little extra incentive to improve your overall health and wellness? The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ health and wellness champions can assist in reaching your goals. Read more...
Feb 26, 2019
Robin Adams was named the 2019 National Excellence in EFNEP Award winner. Adams will receive the award at a recognition celebration at the 2019 EFNEP Annual Conference in Washington DC on March 12. Adams is well known in Mahoning County for successfully teaching EFNEP nutrition education classes to limited resource families and her work in food security issues. She is employed by the Ohio State University Extension office in Canfield, Ohio.
The Excellence in EFNEP Award recognizes outstanding teaching, creativity to improve program reach and effectiveness in EFNEP programming and positive influence in the community. Maria Carmen Lambea, OSUE EFNEP director, states, “Robin consistently provides high-quality programming. She is passionate about her work and the participants in her classes. We are very proud of her.” (Read more...)