The Winners of the Special 1890 Scholarships Announced
This year marks the 125th anniversary of the the passage of the second Morrill Act. This act created what we know as the 1890s. The ESP National Board at their Mid Year Board meeting committed to providing scholarships for Extension professions working at 1890 institutions to attend the 2015 ESP National Conference, The scholarships are provided in honor of the 125th anniversary of the founding of the 1890 Institutions.
We are pleased to announce that the following Extension professions from 1890 institutions are being awarded scholarships to attend the 2015 ESP National Conference: from Alabama A & M University - Darlene Minniefield, from Florida A & M University - Linda Sapp, from the University of Maryland - Eastern Shore, Jacelyn Koller, and from South Carolina State University - Boyd W. Owens. Congratulations to all of you. We will be pleased to welcome you to the conference in Idaho.
Meet Dr. Karen Bruns
Epsilon Sigma Phi's
2015 Ruby Award Recipient
Dr. Bruns spent her 33 year career working in Ohio State University Extension, starting as a county family and consumer sciences Extension educator and culminating her career as Assistant Director for Family and Consumer Sciences and leader, OSU CARES. In the Assistant Director role, which she held from 2011 to April 2015, she provided leadership to a program of over 200 faculty/staff who focus on Healthy People, Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships.
Since 1996 she also gave lead to developing and implementing Ohio’s OSU CARES initiative. This Extension led initiative serves to catalyze interdisciplinary teams that partner OSU Extension with colleges across Ohio State University to expand the outreach and engagement of the university with Ohioans.