EXCITE Newsletter: July 22nd, 2022

NIFA Multistate Research Examines Rural Socioeconomics While EXCITE is focused primarily on Extension, we all know our work is based on evidence, and many of us work closely with our institution’s researchers if not having research appointments ourselves. NIFA’s newsletter recently highlighted multistate research that is yielding insights on our rural populations. The article features a short section on health […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: July 7th, 2022

Congratulations to the Teams who Have Finished their Projects! We are thrilled to see more and more reports roll in with amazing accounts of your accomplishments. We congratulate the following teams who have finished up EXCITE A1 work: University of Missouri, Michigan State University, Cornell, and Colorado State! Reporting Reminders – Quarterly A1 reports due in July […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: June 23rd, 2022

EXCITE A1 Reports Due Next Week It’s that time again. With vacations and such, plan ahead to have your report in on time on Thursday, June 30th! Remember to submit a monthly report until you receive final confirmation that your contract is closed. The Dashboard will be updated soon to reflect current data so make sure […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: June 17th, 2022

Help us Spread the Word about EXCITE with Program Center Stage   If you’re on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, or other social media platforms, please help us raise EXCITE’s visibility and promote our upcoming webinar at Program Center Stage (links follow). At Program Center Stage on Monday, June 27th, 2-3pm, we’ll feature EXCITE A1 efforts and two of our project teams, […]

The EXCITE Newsletter June 2nd, 2022

A1 and A2 Reports Overdue Friendly reminder that May 31st was both an A1 and A2 program report deadline. Please submit outstanding reports ASAP as we have an annual report due to USDA NIFA, and a quarterly report due to the CDC. If we don’t have your report, we can’t count your good work in […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: May 26th, 2022

A1 Project Closeout Checklist For those teams wrapping up their EXCITE A1 projects, please see this checklist for the various procedures to finalize the project closeout. As a reminder, if you haven’t presented your project at Spotlight, we still want to hear from you on an upcoming first Thursday, 3-4:30pm ET. To schedule a time to present, please reach out to Katie Stofer, katiestofer@extension.org. […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: May 19th, 2022

EXCITE A1 Teams Finishing in April Congratulations to a number of teams who have wrapped up their A1 projects! As a reminder, each of these teams has a few final tasks for reporting so we can report all of our states’ good work to NIFA and on our dashboard! Complete an April monthly project evaluation report. We do […]

The EXCITE Newsletter May 13th, 2022

New Spotlight Videos This past Spotlight session we had 7 new institutions share their project stories. These videos are now available to view on the website, and on the Dashboard. Please take a look to see the great work your colleagues are doing and cheer them on! If you have not yet presented your project and would […]

THe EXCITE Newsletter: May 5th, 2022

New survey on Rural Residents’ Barriers and Hesitancy for COVID-19 Vaccines The National Rural Health Association announced the results recently of a survey conducted in February 2022.  The survey polled rural residents on COVID-19 vaccine attitudes, barriers, and needs. While health care providers and universities still enjoy high levels of trust among rural residents, unvaccinated […]

The EXCITE Newsletter April 21st, 2022

Congratulations to the First Teams Finishing A1 Projects! We are thrilled to share that some of our teams have finished up and even submitted all of their project evaluation reports: University of Wyoming and Red Lake Nation College. University of Wyoming and Red Lake Nation College. Wyoming reached 55,112 people total with their Pandora ads, […]