Category Archives: 2—Awards; Personnel News

Operation: Nomination Roundup

Sept. 10 and Sept. 22 nomination deadlines are nearing for two employee recognition programs, our own Superior Service Awards and the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence. Soon after are the Oct. 1 and Oct. 10 submission dates for the Extension in the City and Extension Partnership awards. Read More →

Calling Awards Committees and Nominators

Time to take note of the upcoming, annual September 10 nominations deadline for the Extension Superior Service Awards. Let your 2017 preparations begin in earnest! Read More →

Guess who! Sixty staff enter their next decade of service

Coming into 2017, sixty AgriLife Extension employees had recently passed significant milestones in their years of service. Commendations signed by Director Steele have been framed and delivered to supervisors— ready for the next occasion to present to those who started a new decade of Extension employment. Read More →

Everybody’s talking (and looking)

Updated with link to photos: If you follow the social media accounts and website of our agency, then you’ve seen the results of awards programs conducted Jan. 9-10, during the Texas A&M AgriLife Conference in College Station. If you need to catch up, then here’s what you missed. Read More →

Awards: a way to frame our appreciation

After a holiday break, the Office of the Director will open January 2 in high gear with final preparations for special recognition events and meetings during Week 2 of 2017. Read More →

Dr. Steele’s national leadership continues

A new appointment puts Director Doug Steele at the helm of important federal relations on behalf of the national Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP), a top leadership group representing all land-grant university Extension CEOs. Read More →

Accepting nominations: Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence

Due October 10: nominations for the annual awards program that recognizes faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife for commitment and outstanding contributions. Extension personnel are eligible in several categories. Read More →

Onward! next steps, next stages

September 1 marked the effective date of new promotions, when 27 Extension educators officially reached the next step on their career ladder. Four Extension employees entered a new stage of life when they retired on August 31, joining 16 additional FY16 retirees. Congratulations to all the following individuals! Read More →

Nominations sought for tributes to partners

Both the Extension in the City and the Extension Partnership awards programs are open for nominations, due Oct. 1 and Oct. 15, respectively. Read More →

FAQs about the Superior Service Awards

Perennial questions are popping up as the annual September 10 nomination deadline approaches for our Extension Superior Service Awards program. Attention nominators: here are the answers you need. Read More →