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Cooperative Extension Service


Cooperative Extension Service

The Cooperative Extension Service (CES) is a District wide informal education system. CES engages, educates and empowers District residents by providing free and fee-based, non-credit classes, workshops, demonstrations and technical assistance. CES further extends beneficial information to residents through the distribution of informative publications including brochures, fact-sheets, bulletins, newsletters and more. CES is comprised of four program areas that provide programs and publications that address key urban topics:

  1. Family & Consumer Sciences and The Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health

  2. 4-H and the Center for Youth Development

  3. Community Resource & Economic Development and the Center for Cooperatives

  4. Environment & Natural Resources and the Institute for Urban Agriculture

College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Program Director
Health Education - John Slack, Program Director
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Program Director
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Program Director
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, Program Director

CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che' Axum, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director

News Archive

CAUSES TV Broadcast Schedule