Category: Work & Life

ORANGE COUNTY EXTENSION LIVING WELL TEAM BUILDER

Griffin, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County, Orlando, FL LuAnn Duncan, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County Orlando, FL Jenny Rodriguez, UF/IFAS Extension, Orange County Orlando, FL  Situation: Extension employees can work long hours on sedentary jobs that require self- focused tasks… Read More

CREATING & FOSTERING CONFIDENCE OF VOLUNTEER MIDDLE MANAGERS

G. McCormick, UF/IFAS Extension, Seminole County, Sanford, FL Situation: Master Gardener Volunteers require a substantial amount of time to train. Volunteer retention is a large concern once they are trained. Volunteers leaving the program after a single year… Read More

Helping Dreams Come True: UF/IFAS Extension First Time Home Buyer Programs

Hamilton., UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, DeLand, Florida, J. G. Ramirez, UF/IFAS Extension Osceola County, Kissimmee, Florida, and S. Preston, UF/IFAS Extension Seminole County, Sanford, Florida. Situation: Home ownership is fundamental to the American Dream and successful home ownership… Read More

On Earth Day, UF Researchers Say Conserve Water Now or Pay the Price Later

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Florida residents are using more and more water every day, leaving future Floridians with more expensive options to meet anticipated needs, according to University of Florida researchers. Earth Day, April 22, is a great time… Read More