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Beyond the Gym Floor—Julia Valley Season 3, Episode 1

Jamie O'Connor, a teaching associate professor at the University of Illinois, speaks with Julia Valley of Northeastern Illinois University.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 09/14/2021 2 plays 0  

EXT Comms: 35 Ways to Boost Your Blog

Nearly half a million people read Illinois Extension blogs in 2020. How do we boost that number even higher? Small changes in writing and marketing strategies can result in big gains.

From  Judy Bingman on 06/14/2021 0 plays 0  

EXT Comms: How to Write Staff Bios

Creating an online bio helps position both you and Illinois Extension as the source for expert, authoritative, and trustworthy information. Expert. Authoritative, Trustworthy. (E.A.T.) are the…

From  Judy Bingman on 06/13/2021 16 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Accessibility and Extension

Extension serves all people. In the fall 2021, clear policies will guide the accessibility efforts of University of Illinois Extension. From documents to in-person meetings to digital and social…

From  Judy Bingman on 05/23/2021 34 plays 0  

EXT Comms: What Not to Do When Writing Press Releases

How do you get people to read farther than 100 words in your press release? The webinar features 10 things not to write in your press release if you want to drive readers to the end.

From  Judy Bingman on 05/17/2021 2 plays 0  

EXT Comms: How to Get People to Read to the End of Your Blog

I dreamed of being a famous author. My dream comes true every day as I tell the Illinois Extension story, or so I thought. Now I wonder if anyone reads my stuff. This is the problem: People…

From  Judy Bingman on 05/17/2021 2 plays 0  

2021 Spring Grainger Engineering Commencement Celebration

Congratulations to the Class of 2021 from The Grainger College of Engineering! Listen to dean, Rashid Bashir, share his remarks - followed by keynote speaker, MiMi Aung, project manager of…

From  Miranda Holloway on 05/13/2021 3 plays 0  

Illinois Wheelchair Athletics Alumni Podcast: Episode 1—Kim Pollock

On this episode, Coach Matt Buchi was able to kick off the podcast with Kim Pollock. Kim attended Illinois from 1966-1971 and in that time, he was a part of two national championship teams and won…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 05/10/2021 10 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Using Branded Templates in Canva

Branding just got easier. Learn how to use the Extension templates in Canva. Switch out photos, be sure the Block I is clearly visible, and you're all set for all the major social media…

From  Judy Bingman on 05/9/2021 17 plays 0  

EXT Comms: How to Create Videos in Canva

All Extension offices have access to a free Canva Pro account for designing flyers, social media, and other graphics. It also has a simple video application. Check out this easy-to-use drop-and-drag…

From  Judy Bingman on 05/3/2021 3 plays 0  

EXT Comms: How to Make a Video in Microsoft Video Editor

Microsoft Video Editor is on all Extension computers. In 5 minutes, you'll be up and editing your own videos.

From  Judy Bingman on 05/3/2021 5 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Choose Your Words Carefully: Optimizing Content for Google SEO

If Google can't find you, you don't exist. Word choice is key to improving our Google search ranking. Liz Smith highlights simple, though often neglected, ways to optimize your content for…

From  Judy Bingman on 04/30/2021 1 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Why. Not What. Not How.

People don’t buy what you do. They buy why you do it. Simon Sinek came up with the guts of this concept more than 10 years ago, quite by accident. When put to the test, it works every time. But…

From  Judy Bingman on 04/28/2021 2 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Video Editing Options using Canva Video Editor Spark

You've shot the video; now what? This training focuses on three plug and play applications for editing your video content. Beth Peralta discusses Adobe Spark. Carissa Nelson reviews…

From  Judy Bingman on 04/28/2021 7 plays 0  

EXT Comms: How to Access Website Analytics

In 2020, 9 million users viewed 12.5 million Illinois Extension web pages. How did your unit website do? Two new Extension IT tools allow every staff person to gain critical information about the…

From  Judy Bingman on 04/27/2021 10 plays 0  

Beyond the Gym Floor, S2, EP13—Jennifer Werner

Jamie O'Connor, a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, speaks with Jennifer Werner of Wentzville, Missouri.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 04/22/2021 10 plays 0  

EXT Comms: Creating Short Bite-Size Videos

Time is valuable, so the better we are at delivering short, informative videos, the more people will turn to us for solutions to their problems. Candice Hart, University of Illinois Extension…

From  Judy Bingman on 04/18/2021 5 plays 0  

A Few Minutes With Abbie Holland Schmit

Vince Lara speaks with Abbie Holland Schmit, who is working as a project ambassador on a veteran military sexual trauma community engagement project. We discussed why Abbie joined the National Guard,…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 04/14/2021 2 plays 0  

AHS-Illini-Day

Patty Hudek leads a question and answer session with admitted students

From  Richard Detzner on 03/30/2021 43 plays 0  

A Few Minutes With Kim Peters

AHS media relations specialist Vince Lara speaks with AHS embedded counselor Kim Peters, who talks about working in a university setting, services she offers and how best to contact her.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 03/25/2021 4 plays 0  

A Few Minutes With Candice Fabry

AHS media relations specialist Vince Lara speaks with Candice Fabry, an RST alum who was recently named associate head coach of the United Women's Soccer League's KC Courage.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 03/1/2021 3 plays 0  

Beyond the Gym Floor—Matt Jahnke

Jamie O'Connor, a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, speaks with Matt Jahnke, a physical-education teacher at…

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 02/22/2021 7 plays 0  

Beyond the Gym Floor—Tom Hess

Jamie O'Connor, a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Community Health at the University of Illinois, Tom Hess of Rantoul Township High School.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 01/8/2021 12 plays 0  

Beyond the Gym Floor—Donn Tobin

Jamie O'Connor, a teaching assistant professor at the University of Illinois, speaks with 2019 SHAPE America Teacher of the Year, Donn Tobin of Lakeview Elementary in Mahopac, New York.

From  Vince Lara-Cinisomo on 01/4/2021 4 plays 0