Rural Community College Initiative
2004 Institute

Information

August 2-5
Nashville, TN

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Presentations

Building Social Capital for Economic Development
Neal Flora, NCRCRD

Vision to Action Training for New Schools (DOC)
Gene Theodori, Texas A&M University
Terry Hanson, Howard College

Developing Rural Tourism Businesses
Kathy Tweeten, North Dakota State University
Alan Barefield, Southern Rural Development Center

True North: A Regional Economic Development Strategy
Sue Collins, Vermillion Community College
Tina Royer and Aaron Kelson, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College

Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential Into Action
Chance McDavid, Mississippi State University

Capacity Inventory of Individuals
Community Participation and Leadership Inventory
Inventory of Local Institutions Worksheet
Groups Skills of Volunteer Organization Members

Selecting A BR&E Model: Ten Questions to Guide the Process
Kathy Tweeten, North Dakota State University
Hank Cothran, University of Florida

Educational Access
Jill Kramer, Lumina Foundation

Using Appreciative Inquiry in a Planning Process (DOC)
Mary Emery, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Barbara Radke, University of Minnesota
Dawn Newman and Wade Gordon, Fond du Lac Tribal & Community College

Industry Cluster Approach to Workforce and Economic Development
Liz Templin, University of Minnesota

Entrepreneurship Strategies for Community, Native-Serving and Tribal Colleges (DOC)
Mary Emery, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
Vicky Leibbrandt, Mid Plains Community College -- McCook Community College
Aaron Kelson, Mesabi Range Community and Technical College

CAP: College Access Program
Jane Batson, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell

Using Community Issues Forums to Promote Community Action: Struggling to Make Ends Meet in America
Robin Roper and Susan Jakes, North Carolina State University

Business Retention and Expansion
Michelle Pyfferoen, Rochester Community & Technical College

Combining the Training and Testing Needs of Industries with the Same Basic Needs
Jim Owen, Merrill Wilcox, and Lee Proctor, Piedmont Community College

Front Line/Bottom Line Project Briefing (PDF)
Bo Gray, Tri-County Community College
Laura Leatherwood, Haywood Community College
Connie Haire, Southwestern Community College
Michael Caudill, Western Carolina Partnership

RCCI and the 21st Century Communities Grants: Two Projects-Same Goals
Susan Scaggs, Jeff Earp and Lee Proctor, Piedmont Community College

Stimulating Rural Entrepreneurship: A Leadership Program In Kentucky's Tobacco Dependent Counties
Tammy Werner, University of Kentucky