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Talk – Fulfilling our Land Grant Mission: Engaging Communities in Teaching, Research and Outreach
October 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm| Free
The talk will be held virtually via Zoom and in-person at 107 Norman Smith Hall, UMaine.
- Virtual attendance: Complete the registration form to receive Zoom connection information.
- In-person attendance: Attendees must follow UMaine’s COVID-19 guidelines.
Speaker: Hannah Carter, Dean, University of Maine Cooperative Extension
The University of Maine is the state’s Land Grant institution with the tripartite mission of Teaching, Research and Outreach. How does UMaine engage with communities across the state and what opportunities are there for increasing these efforts? Lessons learned from 108 years of outreach through Cooperative Extension will be shared as will ideas for increasing our collective capacity around engaging with more communities across the state.
Hannah Carter – As Dean, Hannah Carter is the chief executive officer of Cooperative Extension (UMaine Extension) and reports to the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost. She provides leadership for UMaine Extension’s education programs, applied research, and scholarship in service to the State of Maine and beyond, and is responsible for strategic, fiscal, staffing, personnel, and public service matters; staff development; commitment to diversity and inclusion; and compliance with university-wide policies. She helps to foster productive relationships with government, industry, and the public stakeholders in Maine; other units of UMaine and the University of Maine System; and other extension programs in the national Cooperative Extension network.