Former Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Richard W. Clark
Former Visiting Associate Professor, Human & Community Development
Former Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Phyllis A. Herring
Former Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed Region 3
Former Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development and 4-H Youth Development - Metro
Former Outreach Initiative Specialist
Former Director of Web Development
Former Extension Educator, Youth Development
JoAn C. Todd
Former Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
Former Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development - Metro
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Thursday, September 11, 2008
Laura, Ya and Keren have finished their trip and are back with their families in Shanghai. But that doesn't mean our relationship ends here. Yesterday Keren sent an email alerting us to the Chinese Teacher's Day and here is what she wrote: Dear friends, Today is teachers' day in China! Happy teachers' day! It has alredy been tweleve days since we left Illinois...
Tuesday, August 19, 2008
Reflections of last week's adventures by Keren: ---New York The first impression New York left on me is that the city is crowded with high rises and the subway is really not so good. Right on the first day Laura and I bought unlimited tickets for one day and began our adventure in Manhattan just with a map in hand. Almost all the buildings are q...
Monday, August 11, 2008
I'm very sorry that I haven't kept the blog updated since we left Champaign. I'll try to make it up. We were hosted by Steve in St. Louis; and by Donna and JoAn in Chicago. I'm very grateful to them. Every day was well arranged; we were busy but had a lot of fun. At the first afternoon in St. Louis, we were given an informative and interesting presentation by Wilbon, a coworker of Stev...
Thursday, July 31, 2008
This has been written by Laura: Shelbyville County Fair From this week on, we begin to travel to different places, experiencing 4H programs. I have never seen the real 4H work before. On Monday (I have never been able to remember the date since I was in the U.S.), we went to the Shelbyville county fair. Jim, the director of the county fair, guided us a tour. We saw live...
Thursday, July 31, 2008
Here some more impressions by Ya: It was an unforgettable experience to me of going to Memorial Camp. The Allerton park is a wonderful location that provides a tranquil surrounding for the young people to be embraced by the nature. My first glance when I arrived there was a group of young people who were apparently in different ages playing soccer in the green grass lightheartedly. It r...
Monday, July 28, 2008
Laura, Keren and Ya have now been in Illinois for over a week. Here are Keren's impressions of these first days away from home: As the Chinese saying goes, long distance separates no bosom friends. We took a flight which lasts for nearly 14 hours and in a wink, we stepped on the land of Chicago. After claiming luggage, we walked out of the terminal building and then began to search for...