Stories tagged with: OSU Extension Agency

September 19, 2013 - 5:23pm
1 year 40 weeks ago

A new full-time position with the Ohio State University Extension Agency is open in Muskingum County.

Educator, Mark Mechling says he is currently looking to fill a 4-H Educator position. The deadline is October 6th.

"the 4-H Educator positions requires a master's degree," said Mechling. Their main job will be to work with the youth of Muskingum County who are enrolled in the 4-H programs. "

Along with a master's degree, the position requires strong...

August 31, 2011 - 7:04pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

She's been the face of the Muskingum County OSU Extension Office every time you walk in the door, and now, she's retiring.

After 55 years of taking phone calls and scheduling appointments, OSU Extension Office Secretary Carolin Parks decided it was time to call it quits.

"This is a big day and it's going to be different but I think I will adjust to it in time but I will miss the clientele we've had over the years but it will be good," said Parks.

Parks says she is...

February 10, 2011 - 8:27pm
4 years 20 weeks ago

The OSU Extension Agency met Thursday to discuss this recent year's accomplishments as well as what 2011 will bring for Muskingum County.

Joined by two of the Muskingum County Commissioners, several others affiliated with the OSU Extension also attended the meeting. Among the projects discussed was the Real Money Real World Literacy activity for 8th and 9th graders.

"We had several of those activities last year that our 4H educator led to help young people...

January 6, 2011 - 7:38pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

The Muskingum County OSU Extension Agency presented its 2010 update to the Muskingum County Commissioners today.

The research and education based program relies heavily on appropriations from the county which in turn effects how much state and federal funding it receives. The agency received 242,000 dollars from the county which turned in to an additional 115,000 dollars from the state and federal government. Extension Educator Mark Mechling explains the importance of having the agency...

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