Harlow wins Innovation Award

By Joy Bauman
Center for Cooperatives Program Coordinator

Congratulations to CFAES Center for Cooperatives program specialist, Ivory Harlow, who was recently presented with the Ohio State University CFAES Staff Advisory Council Innovation Award. OSU Extension Director Dr. Roger Rennekamp and OSU South Centers Director Dr. Tom Worley made the presentation during the annual CFAES Center for Cooperatives advisory committee meeting.

The Innovation Award is one of the “Above and Beyond” Awards presented annually by the CFAES Staff Advisory Council to a staff member for their role in developing and/or participating in project initiatives and/or process operations improvements that enhances CFAES, Extension, ATI, or OARDC and their mission. Rennekamp explained that Ivory was selected for this honor because of her work to conceptualize and create the Co-op Mastery: Beyond Cooperatives 101 online cooperative education platform. 

“Ivory is a great asset to the Center and we appreciate the wonderful contribution she has made to expand the reach of our cooperative education,” Worley said when presenting her award.