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September 29, 2009

Welcome Dianne!

A great big PRU welcome to Dianne Sivald, Extension's new Grants Manager!

Dianne has many years of experience finding, writing, and managing grants, most recently with Minnesota Public Radio. She has many exciting ideas for making this new position useful and efficient, and is very enthusiastic about the work we do in Extension. Dianne will be a valuable resource for all Extension staff. If you run into her around campus or at Program Conference next week, please introduce yourself and help us welcome Dianne!

June 4, 2009

A New Blog!

Welcome to the new Program Resource Unit blog! I love the easy format and quick feedback of a blog, so this seems like a great way to keep connected with Extension program teams. I hope you'll take a second to add this blog to your feedreader to make it easy peasy to remember to read it.

The Program Resource Unit (PRU)

Program Resource Unit Goal: To improve Extension’s ability to design, deliver, and evaluate programs by providing necessary resources and increasing employee skill levels.

This blog is a way to communicate with staff and open dialog on programming-related topics. Please feel free to comment on any post!

PRU Leader: Mike Schmitt, Senior Associate Dean, 612-626-4021
Program Resource Director: Amy Baker, 612-626-2897