For faculty and staff
Annual benefits enrollment period, Oct. 20 - 31, 2014
Employees must actively choose a health insurance plan during the 2014 enrollment period.
Adobe Connect recording of information session on annual enrollment, benefit changes and new healthcare plans
2015 Medical and Wellness Plans (video)
Schedule of informational meetings in Columbia
One-on-one consultations are also available in the Columbia area.
For more information, visit the 2015 Annual Enrollment website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/2015_annual_enrollment.
2014 Fall Program Conference, Oct. 21 - 23
Conference schedule and registration
Award application deadlines
COLUMBIA, Mo.– On Sept. 18 at MU’s Reynolds Journalism Institute, Extension: Taking the Long View offered brief presentations and a panel discussion on the future of University of Missouri Extension. The discussion was part of MU’s weeklong celebration of Mizzou’s 175th anniversary and the inauguration of Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. Read more
Added April 8, 2014: Ideas for fun ways to celebrate locally, talking points for media, sample proclamation language, sample letter to the editor announcing the centennial and a social media cover photo.
Download graphics and document templates for the 100th anniversary of extension. These files have been designed according to University of Missouri Extension's graphic standards and may be downloaded for use in county, campus and system offices.
Multiple file formats for graphics are provided. Contact Clinton McMillen if you have questions or specific graphic needs.
Visit the Centennial celebration page
Thematic team reports
Faculty and staff who are interested in MU Extension’s program integration efforts may review Adobe Connect recordings of the reports from the thematic teams.
- Community, Workforce Development, Education and Business thematic team report, presented April 7, 2014
- Educational Attainment thematic team report, July 7, 2014
- Global Food Systems thematic team report, Aug. 8, 2014
- Health Systems thematic team report, Sept. 4, 2014
Global Connections webinars
Epsilon Sigma Phi is holding monthly lunchtime webinars to provide Extension faculty and staff an opportunity to discuss their professional global experiences and the resulting impact on their life, career and MU Extension. Sessions are 45 minutes long (noon-12:45 p.m.) with interactive presentations and moderated dialogue. So pack a lunch and munch while you learn and explore with colleagues.
Wed., Nov. 12, noon - 12:45 p.m.
Sharon Gulick, State Specialist on Entrepreneurship and Director of Extension Community Economic and Entrepreneurial Development Program
Exploring Global Community Economic Development Opportunities– Linking with University of Edinburgh
Wed. Dec. 10, noon - 12:45 p.m.
Patrick Byers, Assoc Extension Professional & Horticulture Specialist, Greene County
International Volunteer Experiences...Whats In It for Me?
Wed. Jan 14, noon - 12:45 p.m.
Jackie Rasmussen, Business Development Specialist
So “Kiwi’s” can fly?? Insights into New Zealand and NELD experience in Mexico
To sign up, go to https://extensionapps.missouri.edu/webapps/RegisterISE.aspx
To attend, register in the ISE registration system in WebApps
Recordings of recent Global Connections webinars are available on the ESP Web page.
Non-Tenure Track promotion
The next round of applications is due to supervisors by Nov. 1, 2014.
Recordings of past workshops, PowerPoint presentations and all guidelines and submission information are available on the Non-Tenure Track Promotion System page.
Upcoming fee generation ISE workshops
Fee generation workshops will be held via Adobe Connecto to explain the additional functions and updates to the Fee Generation Worksheet (online tool). Register through the ISE section of WebApps for one of the following workshop dates:
Oct. 16, 2 - 3 p.m.
Nov. 19, 10 - 11 a.m.
Dec. 18, 2 - 3 p.m.
Jan. 22, 2 - 3 p.m.
Feb. 19, 2 - 3 p.m.
Mar. 18, 10 - 11 a.m.
See the Fee generation page for more information
Inner Circuits, technology news blog (PawPrint login required)
Learn how to create, administer and join a Microsoft Lync meeting in the latest article from ETCS.
Moodle course development
Come join us for a Moodle Online Course Development workshop. These are 4-hour face-to-face sessions scheduled through the remainder of the year at the dates and times listed below. We meet in room 160 at 1110 S. College Ave. in Columbia. If you have a program you would like to put online, come prepared to share your idea and material and begin work on developing your course. There are travel funds available for this ISE, and you may contact Rhonda Clayton at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
- Oct. 7, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Nov. 6, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Dec. 5, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tutorials and information about maintaining county and programmatic Web pages, style guidelines, training opportunities and policies.
MU Extension website support page
MU Extension social media
Like us, follow us in social media
Disaster recovery effort documentation
Impact and evaluation forms for faculty and staff working with people impacted by flooding and tornadoes.
Flood/Tornado Assistance Impact and Follow-up (DOCX)
Missouri Flood and Tornado Recovery Questions (DOCX)
MU Extension Emergency Management Guidance (PDF) Updated March 2011