Virtual Coffee Shop Webinars
Take a Virtual Coffee Break
We are offering a new innovative way for you to keep up with important and timely topics in Extension educational program areas by presenting the “TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop” monthly public outreach educational webinars.
These webinars are offered the second Wednesday of every month and consist of three, fifty minute webinars covering the critical and useful topics in each of the TSU Extension educational program areas. Archived webinars are available in the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop.
The first TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop webinar begins at 9:00 a.m. (CT) and ends at 9:50 a.m.and coves various topics in the areas of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR). The second webinar begins at 10:00 a.m. (CT) and concludes at 10:50 a.m., and covers important topics in the area of Family, Community and Nutrition Education. The third webinar will starts at 1:00 p.m. (CT) and ends at 1:50 p.m. It covers topics and issues dealing with 4-H and Youth Development.
The topics for the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop, scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, 2014 are:
9:00 am CDT
—It is time to start preparing your local garden for the upcoming season. But what are the best practices for ensuring the best vegetable
production? Join this webinar for information on how to prepare the soil, choose the right mix of vegetables and select the proper planting schedule for cool season and warm season plants.
Webinar Presenter — Arvazena Clardy, Ph.D.
Dr. Arvazena Clardy is an Assistant Professor of Horticulture in Tennessee State University’s College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences. She is the Outreach Coordinator with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services and spear-heads local outreach through the community garden at TSU. She provides leadership for youth development in science, engineering and technology (4H-SET) through high school outreach programs in landscaping, greenhouse management and floral design.
1:00 pm CDT
Sports Concussions: More than just a “ding"
—We used to call it “getting your bell run” or “getting dinged up.” Athletes were encouraged to “shake it off” and get back into the game. But today, we are learning more and more about the true extent of concussions. Join us for this webinar in which we will talk about steps to diagnose, manage and prevent concussions.
Webinar Presenter — Jason Hubbard, M.D.
Dr. Jason Hubbard is the director of the Howell Allen Clinic’s Sports Concussion Program. Board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Hubbard is committed to minimizing long-term effects and helping athletes get back in the game. He provides diagnostic and treatment services to a host of high school, college and professional teams in the Middle Tennessee area.
2:30 pm CDT
Marketing Your Program: Achieving public buy-in to your programs
—You’ve done the hard work of designing an amazing program. But how do you get the message out about your program to the public and get your audience to buy in to what you have planned? In this webinar, you will hear how one of the state’s best communicators consistently gets the word out about his programs.
Webinar Presenter — Michael Shirley
Michael is a 4-H Extension Agent in Rutherford County who has enjoyed great success in marketing his programs to his audience. His programs regularly garner media coverage and he is always looking for new and creative ways to achieve public awareness of his events and activities.
To take part in the webinars, please go to TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop. Note that all first-time users must run the Set-up Wizard and Log-in as a participant. Set the Room ID as guest and enter your name as first_last.
For more information contact Dr. Solomon Haile at 615-963-5445 or email@example.com.
Previous presentations can be accessed at TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop room archive section. While you are in the TSU Extension Virtual Coffee Shop room, go to the “lobby”, located at lower right corner.
Click the “archives” to view a list of links for previously archived presentation.
The webinars listed below will be included in the archive section soon.
Agriculture and Natural Resources
“Natural Playgrounds: Fun, Food and Learning”, presented by Dr. George Smith, October 12, 2011 (31.5M PDF)
Family, Community and Nutrition Education
“AIDS in the Elderly Population”, presented by Dr. Barbara Canada, October 12, 2011
4-H and Youth Development
“Spotlighting Teen Issues”, presented by Dr. Javiette Samuel, October 12, 2011