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Leigh Neys

Community Vitality Field Specialist


SDSU Extension Aberdeen Regional Center
13 2nd Ave SE
Aberdeen, SD 57401

I provide leadership in building mutual learning relationships with community citizens and leaders. In addition, my role involves providing a blend of educational outreach, technical assistance, and community coaching in order to connect communities with current community development research, various skill building opportunities, curricula, identifying their own community assets, and applicable community-based outreach practices.

Also by Leigh Neys

a woman using a laptop to join a video meeting with other people
Feb 07

South Dakota Remote Works - February

SDSU Extension will offer the Master Remote Work Professional certificate course, a one-month specialized training program, which combines online work with interactive workshops.

a laptop sitting next to a book and a cup of coffee
Feb 03

February Community Virtual Book Read

In February 2022, the SDSU Extension Community Vitality team will be bringing South Dakotans together virtually for a community book read. After three widely popular book reads with much discussion and debate, the organization will be offering a fourth statewide book read beginning February 3, 2022.

Young mother working remotely on a laptop computer in her kitchen.

Remote Work in 2022: Possibilities and Opportunities

As employers continue to address the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, the possibility of flexible work arrangements is likely to continue long into the future.