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4-H Adds four new staff members

June 6, 2012

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Katie Donnan, is a former 4-Her, and Cornell class of 2012 graduate. who joined the NY state team this week and will be with 4-H full-time throughout the summer before she shifts her focus to earning a masters degree in Agriculture and Biology Education.

Allison Dywer is a first-year Policy Analysis and Management doctoral student, who will work as a 4-H research assistant during the summer. Her focus will be on reviewing research articles on Youth Development.

Nigel Gannon earned his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and will be joining 4-H June 18th as the Healthy Living Specialist. Nigel’s experience includes serving as a H.S. teacher and as an evaluator for community and school-based programs that serve children and youth.

Kary Young is the new part-time 4-H Program Assistant. One of Kary’s responsibilities is to serve as the state liaison for 4-H Volunteers, which includes updating and maintaining the Handbook. With experience working with faculty and researchers to create curriculum for children, youth, and women she is a welcome addition to the state team.


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