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Professional Development

Professional development strengthens our ability to serve the community and advocate for research and Extension services and programming.

Professional Development Fellows

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Alyssa Bowers, MS

Alyssa Bowers, MS Research Fellow University of Florida Email: Click here Alyssa Bowers is the 4-H Youth Development Agent in Pinellas County Florida. Her primary areas of focus are STEM, urban 4-H, and veterinary science.…

Jeantyl Norze, Ph.D.

Past Fellow, July – December 2020 Jeantyl Norze, Ph.D. Research Fellow University of Nevada Reno Phone: (702)-257-5527 Email: jnorze@unr.edu Dr. Jeantyl Norze completed his veterinary degree at the Universidad Agraria de La Habana (UNAH) in Cuba.…

Ramona C. Madhosingh-Hector, MS

Ramona C. Madhosingh-Hector, MS Research Fellow University of Florida Phone: (727) 582-2656 Email: ramona.m.hector@ufl.edu Ramona Madhosingh-Hector is a Regional Specialized Agent in Urban Sustainability for the University of Florida/IFAS Extension and serves the Southwest District.…

Jody Norman, MS

Past FellowJody Norman, MS Research Fellow Colorado State University Phone: Email: jnjody13@gmail.com Jody Norman is a sustainability writer and consultant with a passion toward the realization of cities as systemic regenerative frameworks that create, support, and…

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Dayna Emmons

Past FellowResearch Fellow Email: demmons@uw.edu Dayna is an MPA candidate at the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, focusing on policy analysis and program evaluation.  Previously, she had worked in the nonprofit sector in…

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Julie M Fox, Ph.D.

Research Fellow, Professional Development Associate Professor; Associate Chair, Department of Extension; OSU Extension Urban Metro Program Leader and Central Regional Director Phone: (740) 289-2071 x 225 Email: fox.264@osu.edu As an Associate Professor with the Ohio State University College of…

Professional Development Projects, Events & Papers

Urban Professional Development Summit

Urban Professional Development Summit The Urban Professional Development, the launch activity for applied research fellowship and Deep Dive, led by Dr. Julie Fox, tOSU ), built upon the National Urban Extension framework and implementation plan…

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The 2019 National Urban Extension Conference

Innovation in the City: A Land Grant University Experience May 20-23, 2019 Motif Hotel – Seattle, WA Washington State University Extension’s Metro Center was proud to coordinate and host the 2019 National Urban Extension Conference…

Archived Professional Development Workshops

Extension as Urban Policy Advisers

Seattle, WA – Feb 2015

  • Learn about working at the policy, systems, and environment change interface.
  • Understand how policy is made at the local, regional, and state levels.