Rural Community College Initiative
2006 Institute


April 3-6
Fort Worth, TX

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From Cooperation to Corporation in Caswell County, NC
Susan Scaggs, Piedmont Community College

Developing A Study Circle Project
David Buchen, Mesalands Community College

Visioning Process
Doug Brown and Theophilos Mantzanas, North Florida Community College

Qualla-T Customer Service Program
Laura Leatherwood, Haywood Community College; Connie Haire, Southwestern Community College; Terrie Kelley, Tri-County Community College; Doug Clement and Harvey Fouts, North Carolina State University; and Bunny Johns, Qualla-T Outreach Coordinator

Entrepreneurial Youth Camp
Alice Byers, Coastal Bend College

Move Up the PACE [Parent and Child Enrichment]
Ann Harrell, Coastal Bend College

Facilitating Cross Culturally
Mary Laeger-Hagemeister and Barb Radke, University of Minnesota

True North - Linking Colleges to Communities
Tina Royer, Ken Simberg, and Sue Collins, Northeast Minnesota Higher Education District

Accessing Higher Education: The Future of the Delta Region
Cynthia Pilcher and Kay Lynn Tettleton, Louisiana State University; Barbara Jones, Louisiana Delta Community College; and Ruth Horton, Louisiana Technical College-Tallulah

Assessing Community Using the Seven Capitals
Margaret Tweten and Kathy Tweeten, North Dakota State University

Cashing in on Business Seminar Series: Entrepreneurship
Cheryl Sparks, Jan Foresyth, Chris Olson, and Jamie Hennigan, Howard College

Coaching the Development of a Regional Rural Tourism Organization
Cynthia Pilcher and Kay Lynn Tettleton, Louisiana State University

Increasing the Chances of Reaching Postsecondary Education
Morris Steen and Theophilos Mantzanas, North Florida Community College, and Walter Boatwright, Suwannee County School System

A Comprehensive Approach to Community Leadership
Chance McDavid, Mississippi State University

Carteret Catch (video)
Pam Morris and Richard Meissner, Cateret Community College

The RCCI Impetus for a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and East Central Community College (ECCC) Partnership
Tim Ben and Tim Tubby, Mississippi Board of Choctaw Indians; and Joseph Knight, Ronnie Westbrook, and Roger Whitlock, East Central Community College

Implementing A Business Retention and Expansion Program: Assessing Community Capacity and Choosing An Approach
Henry Cothran, University of Florida

The New Farmers Project - Building Partnerships for Educational Outreach
Leomi Bergknut, Hawaii Community College, and Glenn Sako, University of Hawaii

It's About the Partnerships, Man, the Partnerships
H. James Owen and Lee Proctor, Piedmont Community College, and Jeff Earp, Caswell County Manager

Economic Development in North Dakota
Joe McCann, Williston State College

Entrepreneurial Coaching Curriculum
Greg Clary, Texas A&M University, and Glynis Strause, Coastal Bend College

Community Choices
Henry Cothran, University of Florida, and Bo Beaulieu, Southern Rural Development Center

RCCI: Building Sustainable Regional Initiatives (Beyond Boundaries)
Bill Scaggs, Rural Community College Alliance; Mike McGrevey, The Montgomery Institute; Phil Sutphin, East Central Community College; and John Johnson, Alabama Southern Community College

Economic Development
Greg Taylor, Texas Cooperative Extension

Civic Engagement
Dick Senese, University of Minnesota Extension Service

Evaluation Strategies from Opening Night Survey
Mary Emery and Neal Flora, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

Final Address and Charge
Larry Otis, Former Mayor of Tupelo, MS