EXCITE Year 1 Annual Report

Find the EXCITE annual report here, which details the first year of the EXCITE project and was created by the EXCITE National Program team and the Extension Foundation. The report describes the EXCITE project’s goals, the unique strengths Extension brings to immunization education, the pivots the project had to make to adapt to the ever-changing […]

NEW EXCITE RFA: Design Phase

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS EXCITE: Design Phase   ELIGIBILITY: Non-competitive phase available to ALL Land-grant universities (LGUs) (1862, 1890, 1994) by completing a simple online application. Submit only one application per institution. AWARD AMOUNT: $10,000 TIMELINE:  Application Open: September 22, 2022 Application Deadline: November 1, 2022, 11:59 PM PST Award Period: October 1, 2022 – March […]

Celebrating EXCITE Vaccine in Education Projects Reaching Over 11 Million People!

We are celebrating EXCITE Vaccine Education Projects reaching over 11 million people through their 1st year. After calculating the data from the June program reports, EXCITE total reach came to 11,201,951 people! Bringing crucial Vaccine Education to this number of people during a challenging year is a significant accomplishment for the EXCITE project. This figure […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: September 16th 2022

Upcoming Info Session on a NEW EXCITE Opportunity!   We now have an NIFA agreement and can provide additional information about the new EXCITE programming opportunity! The new funding will support projects in our LGU Extension communities that address all adult immunization education and vaccine confidence. This opportunity is open to all institutions, regardless of whether they have previously […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: September 9th 2022

Kudos from the CDC to the Penn State EXCITE Team Our CDC partner Julie Zajac shared recently her enthusiasm for Penn State Ag Progress Days educational exhibit in August.  This is the largest outdoor ag exhibit in the state and hosted at The Pennsylvania State University’s – Russell E. Larson Agricultural Research Center.  4-H and FCS programming are featured in […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: September 2nd 2022

Upcoming Webinar to Debut NEW EXCITE Opportunities   Reminder to join us Thursday, September 22nd, 3-5 pm ET for news about our latest EXCITE opportunities, open to all land-grant institutions. We will record the webinar and also have a follow-up “office hours” for further questions. We are excited to share more about this great opportunity, made possible by the Extension’s outstanding efforts in […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: August 25th, 2022

New EXCITE Programming Opportunity   We are happy to announce additional EXCITE programming opportunities! This new phase of EXCITE will support adult immunization education beyond Covid-19 and increase vaccine confidence in our LGU Extension communities. This opportunity is open to all institutions, even if you are currently not involved with an EXCITE project. Anyone interested in participating or learning more about this opportunity is […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: August 19th, 2022

A1 Teams Finished    Congrats to the teams who finished their A1 projects these past few weeks! These final reports show the resilience, innovation and hard work went into implementing these projects! Job well done to Purdue University, Oklahoma State University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Rutgers University, Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College, West Virginia […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: August 4th, 2022

A New (to us) Organization to Partner with   While attending the annual conference for NACCHO, the National Association of City and County Health Officials, the EXCITE team learned of ASTHO, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials. For those of you with more statewide or territory focus, these partners may be of interest, or they […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: July 29th, 2022

A1 Final Program Reports Thanks to all the teams who finished in April and have submitted their final program reports. However, there are still a few teams who need to submit those, due July 31 (90 days after the end of the contract). Please remember to submit those ASAP! If you are in need of […]