Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences
PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Dr. Henry English, director, Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, received a 2014 Regional Excellence in Extension Award presented at the 127th Annual Meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) in Orlando, Florida, recently.
Dr. English, one of five regional award winners, received the award for providing education and technical assistance to socially disadvantaged, small and limited resource producers in 22 counties in eastern and southwestern Arkansas. Dr. English won the 1890 Institutions Region Award.
Presented by the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and Cooperative Extension, the regional Excellence in Extension Awards are presented to Extension professionals who have exhibited visionary leadership and diversity in educational programming. Recipients must also have exhibited sustained and meritorious programming, have at least five concurrent years of experience in Extension and have made a positive impact on constituents served.