The EXCITE Newsletter: January 20th, 2022

CDC Request Check-in: Are your Priority Populations and Collaborators Up to Date? Due to a recent request from CDC, we ask that you review and update information on your project’s collaborators and priority population(s) as needed. The CDC is particularly interested in collaboration between EXCITE projects and the local or state health department. If you are interested […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: January 13th, 2022

More Recognition for EXCITE In an email to Extension Directors this week, USDA NIFA Director Dr. Castile led off with EXCITE and our efforts having reached over 4 million people with vaccine messaging. In the meantime, we are also sharing videos of our recent spotlight presentations with both our CDC partners and Extension Directors. The CDC is already […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: December 16th, 2021

Our Deepest Appreciation It’s hard to believe, but the EXCITE projects launched in May and June of this year. Over the past half-year, our projects have reached over 4.5 million people – just through our 72 EXCITE A1 institutions. We are so grateful for all of your incredible work in this new initiative launched under such extraordinary circumstances. You […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: December 9th, 2021

Getting Questions About Vaccines for Kids? Focus on the Family! EXCITE is specifically funded with a focus on adult vaccination as there is very little funding designated to adult immunization education compared to childhood immunization education. However, given the focus of COVID and the need for adults to be informed to make decisions for their children, […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: December 2nd, 2021

Call for projects to “Spotlight” in January  Now that most of your projects are well underway, we’re looking to share more teams’ good work. We are looking for teams to self-nominate to present their project/program at the Thursday, January Spotlight 6th in 5-minute “Ignite/Lightning”-style presentations. Please contact Katie Stofer katiestofer@extension.org with your interest by Wednesday, Dec. 8. […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: November 18th, 2021

Should you need any accommodations to participate in EXCITE programming, please contact us at excite@extension.org. We recognize accommodation needs may change and we will do our best to accommodate such changes as they occur. Link to EXCITE Website  Happy Thanksgiving! (no newsletter next week)  Reporting Reminders: A1 Monthly Reports, A2 Quarter 2 Reports Due November 30th, and […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: November 11th, 2021

Should you need any accommodations to participate in EXCITE programming, please contact us at excite@extension.org. We recognize accommodation needs may change and we will do our best to accommodate such changes as they occur. Link to EXCITE Website  Happy Veterans Day to all our Veterans! Two Opportunities for Scholarly Work around EXCITE   1. The National Health […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: November 4th, 2021

Should you need any accommodations to participate in EXCITE programming, please contact us at excite@extension.org. We recognize accommodation needs may change and we will do our best to accommodate such changes as they occur. Link to EXCITE Website  Fireside Chat and Expert Panel on COVID and the Holidays   The Bipartisan Policy Center is hosting Dr. Fauci […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: October 28th, 2021

Should you need any accommodations to participate in EXCITE programming, please contact us at excite@extension.org. We recognize accommodation needs may change and we will do our best to accommodate such changes as they occur. Link to EXCITE Website  Project Reporting- How is EXCITE Using Reporting Results?    Several teams have asked about the information gathered from your […]

The EXCITE Newsletter: October 21st, 2021

Should you need any accommodations to participate in EXCITE programming, please contact us at excite@extension.org. We recognize accommodation needs may change and we will do our best to accommodate such changes as they occur. Link to EXCITE Website  EXCITE Received Recognition from NIFA Director   Dr. Carrie Castille, Director, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, in […]