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Statewide Outreach Education

In partnership with University of Illinois Extension, the Office of Academic Programs's Diversity Office conducts several outreach efforts around the state:

  • Celebrate Youth Event at Shawnee College in Ullin, a two-day career awareness event in collaboration with Shawnee College and U of I Extension Unit 27.
  • Writing Competition on Agriculture and the Environment for seventh graders in Extension units located in Union, Johnson, Alexander, Pulaski, and Massac, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair counties.
  • Collaboration with the Agribusiness Council in St. Louis, Mo.
  • Recruitment events in St. Clair and Madison Counties which involve visits to local high schools, as well as sponsoring visits to Explore ACES and other campus events.