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Program Instructor, Associate and Assistant Meritorious Service Award winners named


Michigan State University Extension program instructor Carol Bublitz and educational coordinator Alan Jaros were recognized for their impact on Extension with the Meritorious Service Award. Award winners were announced during the annual MSU Fall Extension awards banquet Nov. 5.

Professor receives 2014 Outstanding Service to MSU Extension Award


Luke Reese, associate professor in the Michigan State University Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, received the Outstanding Service to MSU Extension Award. Reese, other contributors to MSU Extension and key partners were recognized Nov. 5 at the annual MSU Fall Extension Conference.

Human Resources administrator named Extension Meritorious Service Award winner


Michigan State University Extension Human Resources administrator Jessica Nakfour received the Meritorious Service Award at the annual Fall Extension Conference Nov. 5. She was recognized for the services she provides on anything related to human resources and personnel administration.

Support staff person recognized with Meritorious Service Award


Michigan State University Extension employee Marybeth Denton was the 2014 support staff recipient of the Meritorious Service Award, which was announced at the annual Fall Extension Conference Nov. 5. She was recognized for her dedication and focus on client satisfaction.

MSU Extension fact sheet offers tips on picking and preserving Christmas tree


With the turkey carved and people stuffed on stuffing, it’s time to think about the next item on your holiday to-do list – getting a Christmas tree.


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