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ACES Staff Sweeps AEA 2012 Conference Awards

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ACES Staff: Back Row (Left to Right): Dr. Paul Brown, Dr. Jacqueline Johnson, Ms. Ciji Griffin, Dr. Jennifer Wells-Marshall, Ms. Metara Austin, Ms. Amanda Outlaw and Attorney Kevin  Crenshaw.  Seated (Left to Right): Dr. Tamara Warren, Ms. Danielle Rudolph, Dr. Celvia Stovall, Ms. Juana Macias-Christian, and Dr. Maria Leite-Browning


For more information please contact:
 Dr. Celvia Stovall at (256) 372-8648

July 2012, Normal, AL---The Alabama Cooperative Extension System’s Urban Affairs and New Nontraditional Programs staff at Alabama A&M University won first prize in all the major categories for the Association of Extension Administrators (AEA) 1890 Award of Excellence.


The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) also received a first place ribbon in the Showcase of Excellence Poster Presentation Contest during the recent Association of Extension Administrator’s Conference in Memphis, Tenn. The award recipients and the winning programs are as follows:


Agriculture & Natural Resources

Dr. Maria Leite-Browning, Alabama Ethnic Food Security Network

Dr. Julio Correa, Alabama Ethnic Food Security Network

Mr. Robert Spencer, Alabama Ethnic Food Security Network


Family and Consumer Science

Attorney Kevin Crenshaw, Successful Aging Initiative


4-H and Youth Development

Ms. Edna Coleman, Health Rocks!


Showcase of Excellence Poster Presentation First Prize Winner

Dr. Tamara Warren, CHAMPION


“This was the first time that one 1890 institution won in all of the major program categories,” said ACES Associate Director Dr. Celvia Stovall. “The winners also submitted applications for the National Award of Excellence and we anticipate a national winner from Alabama A&M University. I am very proud of the Extension programs we offer here in Alabama and the Urban Affairs staff who work very hard to serve Alabama’s urban populations.”


The Association of Extension Administrators' Conference is held every five years and brings together Extension staff from all 1890 institutions in the United States.


For more information please contact Dr. Celvia Stovall at (256) 372-8648.

Listen to WJAB’s Internet radio program “Community Focus” every second Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m. to find out more about ACES programs. 


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