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Archived Presentations

All presentations from the SRDC Archives listed in by year with conference and presenter information.

2008 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Accomplishments and Lessons Learned [PPT]
Presenter: Rebecca Chaisson
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Aligning Programs & Resources to Improve Economic Opportunities for All [PPT]
Presenter: Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Asset Building and Wealth Creation Project (ABWC) An Initiative of Tuskegee University [PPT]
Presenter: Gena Gunn,  Edward “Jerry” Pennick
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Comments on Aligning Programs and Resources to Improve Access to Economic Opportunities
for All Mimmo Parisi & Employment Hardship in the Delta States and Beyond
[PPT]
Presenter: Leif Jensen
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Community Action Against Cardiovascular Disease: Implementing a Leadership Program Targeting
Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in Mississippi
[PPT]
Presenter: Rachael Carter and Alan Barefield
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Concentrated Poverty and the Geography of Exclusion [PPT]
Presenter: Dan Lichter
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Conversations With A Purpose: Model for Roundtable Discussions [PPT]
Presenter: Ann Sansing
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

The Delta Rural Development Center: A Place-Based Development Strategy [PPT]
Presenter: James Barnes
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Economic Impact Studies for Public Sector Application [PPT]
Presenter: Robert F. Hodgin and Roberto Marchesini
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Eliminating Lead Poisoning in Underserved Rural Communities in the United States [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Aceti
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Employment Hardship in the Delta States and Beyond [PPT]
Presenter: Leif Jensen
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Enterprise Corporation of the Delta / Hope Community Credit Union Overview [PPT]
Presenter: Ed Sivak
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Head Start Obesity Project (sponsored by Alabama Agricultural Land-Grant Alliance):
Preliminary Data Review
[PPT]
Presenter: Kathleen S. Tajeu, Eunice Bonsi, Elicia Moss, and Ako Drew
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Healthier Housing in Rural Areas: Essentials Healthy Housing Practitioners Course [PPT]
Presenter: Sandy Wiggins
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Immigration Overview [PPT]
Presenter: Dr. Rogelio Saenz
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

The Influence of Race, Ethnicity and Culture on Obesity Prevention for Children [PPT]
Presenter: Teresia O’Connor
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Institutional Barriers in the Black Belt [PPT]
Presenter: Veronica Womack
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Introduction to SERA37: The New Hispanic South [PPT]
Presenter: Dr. Andrew Behnke
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

Latinos/Hispanics in North Carolina [PPT]
Presenter: Axel R. Lluch
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

Louisiana Budget Project:  Tackling the Needs of Low-Wealth People
and Communities by Addressing the Impact of Governmental Fiscal Issues"
[PPT]
Presenter: Ernest LeBlanc, Jr.
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education Opportunities Results
from a Louisiana Scholarship Program for Low-Income Parents
[PPT]
Presenter: Tom Brock
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Planning your Program [PPT]
Presenter: Stacey W. McCullough
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

“Poverty, Inequality and Mobility in the United States” [PPT]
Presenter: Len Lopoo
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Promoting Children’s Health: Issues, Impacts and Interventions [PPT]
Presenter: Marilyn A. Swanson
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Setting the Stage for the Summit" [PPT]
Presenter: Lionel “Bo” Beaulieu
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Smart Aging; Healthy Futures [PPT]
Presenter: Bonnie Carew, Ann Sansing and Alan Barefield
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Spatial Model Specification for Contractual Arrangements between Rural Hospitals and Physicians [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Aceti
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Strategies for Engaging Latino/Hispanic Audiences [PPT]
Presenter: Cintia Aguilar, Dr. Andrew Behnke, Frida Bonaparte
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

Tackling the Needs of Low-Wealth People and Communities: Current and Emerging Strategies" [PPT]
Presenter: Evelyn Ganzglass
Audience: Exploring Viable Opportunities for Low Wealth Communities in the Delta

Understanding Demographic Trends and Related Issues in the South States [PPT]
Presenter: Stacey W. McCullough
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

An Update on Activities of the National Center for Rural Health Works [PPT]
Presenter: Gerald A. Doeksen
Audience: 2008 SERA-19 Meeting

Working Together to Build Inclusive Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Dr. Andrew Behnke, Frida Bonaparte
Audience: 2008 SERA-37 Meeting: Bridging the Culture Divide (Raleigh)

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2007 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Connecting Rural Communities: A Local Leader’s Guide to Increasing Digital Connectivity  [PPT]
Presenter: Rae Montgomery, Ryan Pesch and Bill Shuffstall
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities

Documenting the Economic Impact of Telemedicine Service in a Rural Hospital [PPT]
Documenting the Economic Impact of Telemedicine Service in a Rural Hospital [PDF]
Presenter: Brian Whitacre
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

East Central Mississippi Health Network (EC HealthNet) Employee Satisfaction Survey and Results [PDF]
Presenter: Alan Barefield
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

E-Commerce as a Strategy for Improving Business Vitality [PPT]
Presenter: David Lamie, David Barker and Deborah Markley
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

eCommerce Simulation Game [PPT]
Presenter: David Lamie, David Barker and Deborah Markley
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

The Effect of E-Commerce on Rural Communities: Manna, Mayhem or Minutia [PPT]
Presenter: Chuck Moss
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

Evaluating Access Barries to Primary Care Services for Hispanic Residents in Toombs County, Georgia [PDF]
Presenter: Michele Vitale
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Extension Team Project (ETP) Alabama 4-H War on Hunger… Making a Difference [PPT]
Presenter: Amy Newell
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Getting to Outcomes (GTO) in Different Contexts [PDF]
Presenter: Kelly Lewis
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Healthy Boards: An Introduction to Governance for Health Care Organization [PPT]
Healthy Boards: An Introduction to Governance for Health Care Organization [PDF]
Presenter: James Barnes
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Increasing the Impact of Extension Services' Programs through Collaborations
at the National, State, and Local Levels
[PPT]
Presenter: Cassandra Wiggins
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Keynote: Changes in Rural Communities and Rural Health Care Services[PDF]
Presenter: Keith Mueller
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Learning from the World, Serving North Carolina and Beyond [PDF]
Presenter: Julia Storm and Melissa Edwards
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

The Learn & Serve Hispanic Healthcare Pilot Program: Serving the Changing Demographics in Georgia [PDF]
Presenter: Glenn Ames
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Photovoice: A Participatory Approach to Health Promotion [PDF]
Presenter: Yanique Redwood (DirtyTruth.org)
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Preparing the Rural, Limited-Resource Client for E-Commerce:
An Extension Worker Consultation Model based on Expectancy Theory
[PPT]
Presenter: Kimball Marshall
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

Program Evaluation from an Economic Perspective [PPT]
Presenter: Phaedra Corso
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Rural Outreach Makes a Diffrerence:
Increasing Cancer Screenings Among Tennessee Apalachian Women
[PPT]
Rural Outreach Makes a Diffrerence:
Increasing Cancer Screenings Among Tennessee Apalachian Women
[PDF]
Presenter: Bobbi Clarke
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

SCENARIOS FROM AFRICA: empowering children and young people in HIV communication [PDF]
Presenter: Kate Winskell
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Smart Bodies: A Local Solution to a Global Problem [PDF]
Presenter: Ellen Murphy
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Strengthening the Competitive Advantage of Rural Businesses
with E-Commerce and Experience Economy Strategies
[PPT]
Presenter: Miyoung Jeong
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

Transforming Global Learning into Local Action: North Carolina’s Experience [PPT]
Presenter: Julia Storm
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action  (Atlanta)

Tuberculosis [PDF]
Presenter: Nikolas DeLuca
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

A Unique Arthritis Education Partnership Reaching Rural Tennessee Audiences [PPT]
A Unique Arthritis Education Partnership Reaching Rural Tennessee Audiences [PDF]
Presenter: Bobbi Clarke
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

United Nations World Food Programme [PPT]
Presenter: Angela Montoya
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

“War on Hunger” Activities of the Initiative [PDF]
Presenter: David Buys
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

“War on Hunger” Student Campaign [PDF]
Presenter: Jennifer Kerpelman
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

Web-based Training: Electronic Retailing [PPT]
Presenter: Julie Sexton
Audience: E-Commerce Strategies for Small Businesses and Communities (Nebraska City)

Woman Who Glows in the Dark [PDF]
Presenter: Kathleen Tajeu
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

World Hunger Jeopardy [PPT]
Presenter: Amy Newell
Audience: 2007 SERA-19 Meeting: Global Learning, Global Action (Atlanta)

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2006 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Accessing Higher Education: The Future of the Delta Region [PPT]
Presenter: Cynthia Pilcher and Kay Lynn Tettleton
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Alabama Communities of Excellence Program [PPT]
Presenter: Arturo Menefee
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Assessing Community Using the Seven Capitals [PPT]
Presenter: Margaret Tweten and Kathy Tweeten
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Carteret Catch [PPT]
Presenter: Pam Morris and Richard Meissner
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Cashing in on Business Seminar Series: Entrepreneurship [PPT]
Presenter: Cheryl Sparks, Jan Foresyth, Chris Olson, and Jamie Hennigan
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Civic Engagement [PPT]
Presenter: Dick Senese
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Coaching the Development of a Regional Rural Tourism Organization [PPT]
Presenter: Cynthia Pilcher and Kay Lynn Tettleton
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Community Choices [PPT]
Presenter: Henry Cothran and Bo Beaulieu
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

A Comprehensive Approach to Community Leadership [PPT]
Presenter: Chance McDavid
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Developing A Study Circle Project [PPT]
Presenter: David Buchen
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Entrepreneurial Coaching Curriculum [PPT]
Presenter: Greg Clary and Glynis Strause
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Greg Taylor
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Economic Development in North Dakota [PPT]
Presenter: Joe McCann
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Effect of Natural Disasters [PDF]
Presenter: Ed Jones
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Entrepreneurial Youth Camp [DOC]
Presenter: Alice Byers
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Evaluation Strategies from Opening Night Survey  [PPT]
Presenter: Mary Emery and Neal Flora
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Facilitating Cross Culturally [PPT]
Presenter: Mary Laeger-Hagemeister
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Final Address and Charge [PPT]
Presenter: Larry Otis
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

From Cooperation to Corporation in Caswell County, NC [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Scaggs
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

History of SERA [PPT]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Implementing A Business Retention and Expansion Program:
Assessing Community Capacity and Choosing An Approach
[PPT]
Presenter: Henry Cothran
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Increasing the Chances of Reaching Postsecondary Education [PPT]
Presenter: Morris Steen, Theophilos Mantzanas and Walter Boatwright
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

It's About the Partnerships, Man, the Partnerships [PPT]
Presenter: H. James Owen, Lee Proctor, and Jeff Earp
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Move Up the PACE [Parent and Child Enrichment] [PPT]
Presenter: Ann Harrell
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

North Carolina Hispanic/Latino Lay Advisor Program [PPT]
Presenter: Barbara Garland
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

The New Farmers Project - Building Partnerships for Educational Outreach [PPT]
Presenter: Leomi Bergknut and Glenn Sako
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Partnerships and Programs for Addressing Children's Environmental Health Issues [PDF]
Presenter: Sandy Wiggins
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Planning future SERA Activities and Strategies [PDF]
Presenter: Phil Hardwick
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Physician Recruitment Problem Using Transaction Cost Theory [PDF]
Presenter: James Barnes
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Preparing to Serve the Latino Community: The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Experience [PDF]
Presenter: Julia Storm
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Qualla-T Customer Service Program [PPT]
Presenter: Laura Leatherwood, Connie Haire, Terrie Kelley, Doug Clement and Harvey Fouts
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

RCCI: Building Sustainable Regional Initiatives (Beyond Boundaries) [PPT]
Presenter: Bill Scaggs, Mike McGrevey, Phil Sutphin and John Johnson
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

The RCCI Impetus for a Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI) and East Central Community College (ECCC) Partnership [PPT]
Presenter: Tim Ben, Tim Tubby, Joseph Knight, Ronnie Westbrook, and Roger Whitlock
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Rural and Urban Perspective [PDF]
Presenter: Alan Barefield and Bonnie Carew
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

Strategic Planning Notes [PDF]
Presenter:
Audience: 2006 SERA-19 Rural Health (Memphis)

True North - Linking Colleges to Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Tina Royer, Ken Simberg, and Sue Collins
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

Visioning Process [PPT]
Presenter: Doug Brown and Theophilos Mantzanas
Audience: 2006 RCCI Conference (Ft. Worth)

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2005 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Advertising, Promotion [PPT]
Presenter: Michael Best
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Definitions of an Entrepreneur [PPT]
Presenter: Glenn Muske
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Entrepreneurship in Rural America (Keynote) [PPT]
Presenter: Brian Dabson
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Economic Impact of E-Commerce [PPT]
Presenter: Pam Brown
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Getting a Web Presence: Building Your Online Store [PPT]
Presenter: Bill Shuffstall and Connie Hancock
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Getting a Web Presence: Overview of Options [PPT]
Presenter: Eric Hawley
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Market Opportunity and Market Research [PPT]
Presenter: Kent Wolfe
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Marketing Strategies: Competitive Intelligence [PPT]
Presenter: Rae Montgomery, Pam Brown and Bill Shuffstall,
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Marketing Strategies: Search Engine Placement [PPT]
Presenter: Rae Montgomery
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Marketing Strategies: Viral Marketing [PPT]
Presenter: Rae Montgomery
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Payments in E-Commerce [PPT]
Presenter: Featured Speaker: Richard J. Sullivan
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Tools You Can Use: Digital Imaging [PPT]
Presenter: Eric Hawley

Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Tools You Can Use: E-business the EBAY Way [PPT]
Presenter: Connie Hancock
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Tools You Can Use: Google U. [PPT]
Presenter: Rae Montgomery
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Website Design: Best Practices Handout [PPT]
Presenter: Connie Hancock
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Website Design: Explore the 'Good' and the 'What Were They Thinking?' [PPT]
Handout [PDF]
Presenter: Connie Hancock
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

Website Design: Internet Connection Options Technical Considerations [PPT]
Presenter: Eric Hawley
Audience: 2005 Entrepreneurship & E-Commerce (Oklahoma City)

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2004 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Advanced Community and Economic Development Topics [PPT]
Presenter: Tammy Werner
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Agri-Tourism: A Strategy for Sustainable Farm, Business, Family and Community Development [PPT]
Presenter: L. Dawn Barnes and Andy Overbay
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Agri-Tourism: Selling the Farm Experience [PPT]
Presenter: Dora Ann Hatch
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Agritourism and Alternative Enterprise Opportunity Identification Guide –
(Making the Right Decisions to Sustain Your Farm, Ranch and Resources)
[PPT]
Presenter: James Maetzold, Boyd Byelich, Mark Rose, Jody Christiansen
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

The American Black Belt Region: A Forgotten Place [PPT]
Presenter: Veronica Womack
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Avoiding Financial Trouble [PPT]
Presenter: Joseph E. Botta
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Ballot Issues: Arkansas Public Policy Education Program [PPT]
Presenter: Wayne Miller
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Black Belt [PPT]
Presenter: Sokoya Finch
Audience: In the Shadows of the Sun (Memphis)

Building Social Capital for Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Neal Flora
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Building a Vision for Tomorrow from the Grassroots [PPT]
Presenter: Lori Garkovich
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Building Consensus with Multi-Stakeholder Groups: Lessons from a Florida County-Level Experience [PPT]
Presenter: Roy Carriker, David Mulkey, Hank Cothran
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Building the Knowledge-Based Economy via Extension Technology Learning Centers: A Faith-Based Community Model [PPT]
Presenter: Jessyna M. McDonald, Della Baker, Rev. Franklin James, Kenneth Gardner
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Business Retention and Expansion [PPT]
Presenter: Michelle Pyfferoen
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

CAP: College Access Program [PPT]
Presenter: Jane Batson
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

The Causes of Enduring Poverty in Alabama’s Black Belt [PPT]
The Causes of Enduring Poverty in Alabama’s Black Belt [PDF]
Table of Selected Demographics of United States, Alabama, and Five Black Belt Counties [PDF]
Presenter: Andrew Zekeri
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Chill Skills: Anger Management for the Professional [PPT]
Presenter: Deborah J. Thomason
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Children and Their Basic Needs [PPT]
Presenter: Debra Prince
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Combining the Training and Testing Needs of Industries with the Same Basic Needs [PPT]
Presenter: Jim Owen, Merrill Wilcox, and Lee Proctor
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

The Community Playground Project [DOC]
Presenter: Polly Campbell Boudreaux, Scuddy J. LeBlanc
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

The Concept of a Centre for Rural Living [PPT]
Presenter: David Woolnough
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Connecting Rural Community Colleges to Potential Funders: Building Bridges to Funding Resources [PPT]
Presenter: Jane Batson, Mary Emery
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

County Government Pay Classification Studies in West Virginia [PPT]
County Government Pay Classification Studies in West Virginia [DOC]
Presenter: Michael Dougherty
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

County Government Personnel Certification Program [PPT]
Presenter: Notie H. Lansford
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Creating Active Living Communities through Design and Policy Change [PPT]
Presenter: Gena Torres and Cheryl D. Wyatt
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Dealing with Controversial Issues and People [PPT]
Presenter: Tim Campbell
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Developing an Incubator Can Spur Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Carolyn B. Lott, Doug Carter
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Developing and Implementing a Community-Based Plan [PPT]
Presenter: Gene Theodori
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Developing Rural Tourism Businesses [PPT]
Presenter: Kathy Tweeten, Alan Barefield
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Does Social Capital Lead to Civic Engagement? [PPT]
Presenter: Jeffrey L. Jordan
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Economic Impact Analysis: Avoiding Some Common Mistakes [PPT]
Presenter: David Mulkey, Alan W. Hodges
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Educational Access [PPT]
Presenter: Jill Kramer
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Entrepreneurship Strategies for Community, Native-Serving and Tribal Colleges [PPT]
Entrepreneurship Strategies for Community, Native-Serving and Tribal Colleges [DOC]
Presenter: Mary Emery, Vicky Leibbrandt, Aaron Kelson
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Establishing a Community Leadership Network to Improve Public Sector Decision Making [PPT]
Presenter: Joseph E. Lucente
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Financial Security in Later Life [PPT]
Presenter: Nancy M. Porter
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Fiscal Impact Modeling-the TEX$AFE Experience [PPT]
Presenter: Garen K. Evans
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

The Florida Cracker Trail Ride: Preserving Florida’s Horse and Cattle Heritage [PPT]
Presenter: Tara Minton
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

Food Banking in the Deep South: Profiles of Clients and Directors [PPT]
Food Banking in the Deep South: Profiles of Clients and Directors [PDF]
Presenter: Patricia Duffy, Marina Vladu, Joseph Molnar, Suzie Cashwell, John Bartkowski
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

The Four Horsemen of the Knowledge Economy in Rural America [PPT]
Presenter: Mark Peterson
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Front Line/Bottom Line Project Briefing [PPT]
Front Line/Bottom Line Project Briefing [PDF]
Presenter: Bo Gray, Laura Leatherwood, Connie Haire, Michael Caudill
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Garden Mosaics [PPT]
Presenter: Robert Williamson, Ellen Smoak
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Gender Relations, Housing Distress, and Persistent Poverty in Appalachia [PPT]
Presenter: Joanna Badagliacco
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

A Guide to Evaluating and Developing Strategic Action Steps [PPT]
Presenter: Al Myles
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Handling Scientific and Technical Information in Contentious Public Issues [PPT]
Handling Scientific and Technical Information in Contentious Public Issues: Part Two [PPT]
Presenter: Steve Smutko
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Healthy Communities [PPT]
Healthy Communities: Survey Results [PPT]
Presenter: Joyce Martin, James Barnes, Joe Williams, Mike Woods, Gerald Doeksen, Notie Lansford,
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

High Poverty in the Rural South: Progress and Persistence in the 1990's [PPT]
Presenter: John Cromartie
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Industry Cluster Approach to Workforce and Economy Development [PPT]
Presenter: Liz Templin
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Initiative for the Future of Rural Oklahoma [PPT] Presenter: Joe Williams, Joyce Martin, James Barnes, Mike Woods, Gerald Doeksen
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Investigating Business Retention and Expansion among Antique Retailers in Tourist Destination Regions [PPT]
Presenter: Christopher M. Sieverdes, Sharon K. Strouse
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Is There a Gorilla in the Room? Conceptualizing Poverty and Reconceptualizing Rural Poverty [PPT]
Presenter: Rosalind Harris and Julie Zimmerman
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Kentucky/Tennessee Institute for Sustainable Development [PPT]
Presenter: Rick Maurer
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Keynotes Address: Poverty in Rural America: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know? [PPT]
Presenter: Bruce Weber
Audience: In the Shadow of Poverty (Memphis)

Land Development Strategies for Conservation [PPT]
Presenter: James D. Tomlinson
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Land Use and Growth: Developing Smart Growth Principles for Brevard County, Florida [PPT]
Smart Growth Principles [PDF]
Presenter: Jim Fletcher
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Leadership for the Common Good [PPT]
Presenter: Dick Senese
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Leadership Development for Local Government Officials and Utilizing a Retrospective Pretest Methodology [PPT]
Presenter: Joseph E. Lucente
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Leadership Plenty Mississippi: Transforming Potential Into Action [PPT]
Presenter: Chance McDavid and Shelaine Wise
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Let’s Build A Computer: Sparking Interest in Math, Science, and Technology at an Early Age [PPT]
Presenter: Ken Tunstall, Terry Hanson
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Local Economic Analysis: A Case Study [PPT]
Presenter: Scuddy LeBlanc
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Local Government Training as an Engagement Tool for Extension [PPT]
Presenter: Rodney L. Clouser
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Local Venture Capital Funds: A Way to Support Entrepreneurs [PPT]
Presenter: Gary Larrowe
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential into Action [PPT]
Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential into Action – Capacity [PDF]
Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential into Action – Community [PDF]
Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential into Action – Inventory [PDF]
Mapping Local Assets: Transforming Potential into Action – Group [PDF]
Presenter: Chance McDavid
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Material Hardship Among Families Across Time and Place [PPT]
Presenter: Jane Mosley, Kathleen Miller, Heather Koball
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Mobilizing Community Leadership for Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Bonnie Norris, Greg Davis
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Monitoring Tourism Impacts: Some Lessons Learned [PDF]
Monitoring Tourism Impacts: Some Lessons Learned [PDF]
Monitoring Tourism Impacts: Some Lessons Learned [PDF]
Monitoring Tourism Impacts: Some Lessons Learned [PDF]
Presenter: Samuel Lankford, Yuka Inui, Ariana Cela
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

Nature-based Tourism… The Delta’s Diamond in the Rough [PPT]
Presenter: Cynthia Pilcher & Kay Tettleton
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Natural Resource Economic Development Opportunities [PPT]
Presenter: William G. Hubbard, Robert Daniels
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Networking our Neighborhoods: Literacy Efforts in Public Housing Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Jenny Fertig
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

New Governance for a New rural Economy [PDF]
New Governance for a New rural Economy [DOC]
Presenter: Joe Sertich, Mike Johnson, Sue Collins, Jill Peterson, Ken Simberg, Tom Weegar
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Pay-as-you-Throw Options for Rural Solid Waste Management [PPT]
Presenter: Bill Park
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Points of Progress, Pockets of Poverty [PPT]
Presenter: Bruce McGowan, Walter Huston
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Poverty in the Mississippi Delta:
A Community-Based Approach to Understanding the Problem and Exploring Diverse Alternatives
[PPT]
Presenter: John Green
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Public Water Systems Assistance Programs: Keeping Rural Water Systems Afloat [PPT]
Presenter: Paige Sullivan Manning
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

RCCI and the 21st Century Communities Grants: Two Projects - Same Goals [DOC]
Presenter: Susan Scaggs, Jeff Earp, Lee Proctor
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

RCCI and the 21st Century Communities Grants: Two Projects – Same Goals [PPT]
Presenter: Jim Owen
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

‘Reforming’ the Border:
Opportunities and Obstacles to Reducing Persistent Poverty in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas
[PPT]
Presenter: Mark Harvey
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Regional Innovation Systems as the Key to Global Competitiveness:
Implications for Rural Areas and Workers
[PPT]
Presenter: David Barkley, Mark Henry, and Santosh Nair
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Research-Outreach Partnerships:
Developing Targeted Marketing Strategies for Agritourism Enterprises
[PPT]
Presenter: Lisa Chase, Amelia Darrow, Thomas Noordewier
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

The Retention of Black Male students in Mississippi Community Colleges: Identifying Best Practices [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Scaggs, Elizabeth Burns
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Rural Community College Initiative [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Barefield
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Rural Community College Leaders’ Perspectives on Collaboration and the Impact Collaboration Has Upon Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Mitchell Williams, Kevin Pennington
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Rural Economic Development and Persistent Poverty in the South [PPT]
Presenter: Matt Bishop, Joe Whorton
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Rural Knowledge Clusters [PPT]
Presenter: Lee Munnich
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Rural Poverty and the Cost of Living: Implications of Current Discussions
on Changing How We Measure Poverty
[PPT]
Rural Poverty and the Cost of Living: Implications of Current Discussions
on Changing How We Measure Poverty
[PDF]
Presenter: Dean Jolliffe
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Rural Travel and Tourism: Federal Agency Partnerships, Emerging Issues and Policy Directions [PPT]
Presenter: James Maetzold
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

Selecting A BR&E Model: Ten Questions to Guide the Process [PPT]
Presenter: Kathy Tweeten, Hank Cothran
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Selecting a Business Retention Model: Questions to Guide the Discussion [PPT]
Presenter: Hank Cothran
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Service Learning in the Rural Community College [PPT]
Presenter: Nicholas Holton
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Social Capital and Its Role as an Economic Growth Strategy for Rural Communities [PPT]
Presenter: David L. Debertin
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

State of the South 2004: Fifty Years After Brown vs. Board of Education [PPT]
Presenter: Sarah Rubin
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

The Social and Economic Impact of Job Loss in Robeson County: Jobs for the Future [PPT]
Presenter: Leslie Hossfeld, Mac Legerton
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

$tarting a Business…Is It For You? Entrepreneurship, Value Retained and Louisiana Strawberries [PPT]
Presenter: Deborah C. Cross, Scuddy LeBlanc
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Sustainable Tourism Development and Local Partnerships [PPT]
Presenter: Mike D. Woods, Deborah Sharp, Amy Cowley, Wes Lee, Jack Frye
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

Taxpayer Guide to the County Government Budget [PPT]
Presenter: Notie Lansford
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Tools to Sharpen the Saw: Advisory Leadership Curriculum [PPT]
Presenter: Judy M. Groff and Gerry Dukes
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Total Effort Approach: A Strategy to Alleviate Poverty in the Southern United Stated [PPT]
Presenter: Fisseha Tegegne, Enefiok Ekanem, Safdar Muhammad, Surrendra Singh
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Tourism and Special Events in Small Communities? A Case Study of Cedar Key, Florida [PPT]
Presenter: Scott Williams, Brijesh Thapa
Audience: National Extension Tourism Conference (Kissimmee, FL)

Tourism Development through Public-Private Partnerships [PPT]
Presenter: J. Thomas Chesnutt and Brian Jones
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Training for Small Community Water and Wastewater Staff:
An Opportunity for Rural Community Colleges
[PPT]
Presenter: Mary Emery
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

True North: A Regional Economic Development Strategy [PPT]
Presenter: Sue Collins, Tina Royer, Aaron Kelson
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Understanding the Economic Value of Multipurpose Facilities in Community and Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Al Myles
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Using Applied Research to Identify Opportunities for Creating Local Jobs and Income [PPT]
Presenter: Mike Woods and Jim Nelson
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Using Appreciative Inquiry in a Planning Process [PDF]
Using Appreciative Inquiry in a Planning Process [DOC]
Presenter: Mary Emery, Barbara Radke, Dawn Newman, Wade Gordon
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Vision to Action Training for New Schools [PPT]
Vision to Action Training for New Schools [DOC]
Presenter: Gene Theodori
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Understanding Your Community’s Economy [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Barefield, Kathy Tweeten, Mary Emery
Audience: RCCA 3rd Annual Conference (Myrtle Beach, SC)

Using Community Issues Forums to Promote Community Action:
Struggling to Make Ends Meet in America
  [PPT]
Presenter: Robin Roper, Susan Jakes
Audience: RCCI Institute (Nashville)

Welcome and Introduction, In the Shadows of Poverty [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Where Do We Go from Here? Building an Agenda for the Future [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

Workforce Housing in Rural Georgia [PPT]
Presenter: Tom Rodgers, Karen Tinsley
Audience: SCDE: New Horizons, New Beginnings (Tampa)

Working Poor in the Rural South [PPT]
Presenter: Bradford Mills, Brain Whitacre, Christiana Hilmer
Audience: In the Shadows of Poverty (Memphis)

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2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Access in the RCCI Demonstration Phase [DOC]
Presenter: Lynn Barnett
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Action Items for Directors and Administrators [PPT]
Presenter: Charles Cox
Audience: Joint Meeting of PLN, AEA, & ASRED (Little Rock)

An Employee Education Program for Limited Resource Employees: A Win-win Situation [PPT]
An Employee Education Program for Limited Resource Employees: A Win-win Situation - Handout [PDF]
Presenter: Wayne Moore, Dena Wise
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Basic Economic Development Strategies [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Barefield, Beverlee Nance
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Both Sides of the Work/Family Equation: Research and Outreach with Families
of Divorce, Single Parents, and Workers with Highly Demanding Jobs
[PPT]
Presenter: Sandra Bailey, Cynthia Schmiege, Anisa Zvonkovic
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Broadening Civic Involvement in Shaping the Future [PPT]
Presenter: David Mills
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Building Partnerships for High School Reform: Preparing High School Students Today to be the Skilled Workforce of Tomorrow [PPT]
Presenter: Andrea Applegate, Mary Reinhard
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Business Skills Training – General Session [PPT]
Presenter: Dave Kohl
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Building Strategic Alliances and Partnerships with Impact [PPT]
Presenter: Betty Emarita, Patricia Harris
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

CECP – Strengthening Collaboration and Capacity [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Seal, Susanna Coppernoll, Joan Dusky
Audience: Joint Meeting of PLN, AEA, & ASRED (Little Rock)

CECP Taxonomy for Middle Management [PPT]
Presenter: Russell King, Wanda Sykes
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Civic Engagement Overview [PPT]
Presenter: Jim Christenson
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Community Asset Mapping [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Community Diversity and Tapping Underutilized Resources [PPT]
Presenter: Jorge Atiles
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Community Impact Analysis: Golf Course Impact [PPT]
Presenter: Mike Woods
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Community Voices [PDF]
Presenter: Claudette Smith
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Commercial Activities in Agricultural Zones [PDF]
Presenter: Lori Garkovich
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

Consumer Psychology Toward Price [PDF]
Presenter: Greg Passewitz
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Cooperative Extension Curriculum Project (CECP) Guidebook Overview [PPT]
Presenter: Mitch Owen
Audience: Joint Meeting of PLN, AEA, & ASRED (Little Rock)

Cost of Community Services and Impact Fees [PPT]
Presenter: Jeff Dorfman
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

Customer Service [PPT]
Presenter: Richard Outcalt, Patricia Johnson
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Community Economic Development [PPT]
Presenter: Mac Holladay
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Community Health Planning [PDF]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Developing A Business Plan [PPT]
Developing A Business Plan – Part Deux [PPT]
Writing A Business Plan [PDF]
Presenter: Alan Barefield, Jim McConnon
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Downtown Revitalization [PDF]
Presenter: Laura Corbett
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

The Earned Income Tax Credit and Economic Self Sufficiency [PPT]
Presenter: Susan Cocciarelli, Edythe Hatter-Williams, Beverly Thomas
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Economic Impact Analysis [PPT]
Presenter: Mike Woods
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Economic Impact of Agriculture on Oklahoma’s Economy: 2000 [PPT]
Presenter: Mike Woods
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

The Economic Impact of the 5-3-99 Tornado on the Economy of Stroud and Lincoln County, OK  [PPT]
Presenter: Fred Eilrich
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

The Economic Impact of the Grady County Fairgrounds on the Economy of Grady County, OK  [PPT]
Presenter: Gerald A. Doeksen
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

The Economic Impact of the Medicaid Program on Alaska’s Economy [PPT]
Presenter: Gerald A. Doeksen
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Educational Opportunity Centers: A Federal Program Engaging and Developing
the Low-Income Workforce through Education and Training
[PPT]
Educational Opportunity Centers: A Federal Program Engaging and Developing
the Low-Income Workforce through Education and Training - Handout
[PPT]
Presenter: Dara Ware Allen, Diane Athanas
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Electronic Retailing: Selling on the Internet [PPT]
Presenter: Beth Duncan
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Energizing Entrepreneurs in Rural Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Mary Emery
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Estimating the Impact of Tourism Events: Case Study: Special Olympics Impact on Stillwater, OK [PPT]
Presenter: Suzette Barta
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Evaluating the Costs and Benefits of Urban Growth [PDF]
Presenter: Lori Garkovich
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

Expansion of Economic Development Opportunities [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Pigg
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Facilitating Entrepreneurship [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Barefield
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Factors Affecting Turnover of County Agents [PPT]
Presenter: John Mowbray
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Financial Planning and Decision Making - Part 1 [PDF]
Financial Planning and Decision Making - Part 2 [PDF]
Financial Planning and Decision Making - Part 3 [PDF]
Financial Planning and Decision Making - Part 4 [PDF]
Presenter: Richard Outcalt, Patricia Johnson
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Gaining the Customer Satisfaction Edge [PPT]
Presenter: Patty Smith, Barbara Cunningham
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

General Session Keynote [PPT]
Presenter: Gary Green
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Health Care and Community Economics [PDF]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

How to Create a Customer Service Plan [PDF]
Presenter: Richard Outcalt, Patricia Johnson
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

“How To” Derive the Economic Impact of the Health Sector [PPT]
Presenter: Cheryl St.Clair
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

The Importance of the Health Care Sector [PDF]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

The Importance of the Health Care Sector on the Economy of Atoka County, Oklahoma [PPT]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen, Cheryl St.Clair and Fred Eilrich
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Improving the Emerging Workforce through Career-Focused Mentoring:
Where the Rubber Meets the Road in Business/Education Partnerships
[PPT]
Presenter: Andrea Applegate
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Information Technology [PPT]
Presenter: Greg Laudeman
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Information Technology Training and Employment Program for Rural Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Melvin Ustad
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Input-Output Model Basics [PPT]
Presenter: Tom Harris and Gerald A. Doeksen
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Integrating Community Assets to Increase Home and Ownership
and to Increase the Availability of Quality Child Care – Part 1
[PPT]
Integrating Community Assets to Increase Home and Ownership
and to Increase the Availability of Quality Child Care – Part 2
[PPT]
Presenter: Barbara Mutch, Bettie Brown, Yvette Fredricks
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

It’s Not Your Daddy’s Rural Economy: Creating Vibrant Communities [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

LeadershipPlenty: Pew Partnership for Civic Change [PPT]
Presenter: David Boyd
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Leadership Skills Training and Enlarging the Pool [PDF]
Presenter: Nancy Ulman
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Market Research and Advertising [PPT]
Presenter: Kent Wolfe
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Missouri family Development Training and Credentialing Program 1 [PPT]
Missouri family Development Training and Credentialing Program 2 [PPT]
Presenter: Deborah Smith, Megan McCarthy
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Michigan State University Extension Greenhouse Grower
Career Development Certificate Program in Spanish
[PPT]
Presenter: Juan Marinez
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Models of Civic Engagement from RCCI Experiences [PPT]
Report To The Community [DOC]
Community Development Plan [DOC]
Quarterly Report – Spring 2001 [DOC]
Quarterly Report – Summer 2001 [DOC]
Results – Summery [DOC]
Presenter: Linda Hawkins, Sandy Riggs, Pamela Ternes
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

Partnering that Matters: Multiple Approaches to Rural Workforce Development – Brown [PPT]
Partnering that Matters: Multiple Approaches to Rural Workforce Development – Hawkins [PPT]
Partnering that Matters: Multiple Approaches to Rural Workforce Development – Phillips [PPT]
Partnering that Matters: Multiple Approaches to Rural Workforce Development – Jover [PPT]
Presenter: Pamela Brown, Nelwyn Hawkins, Willie Phillips, Margaret Jover
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Partnerships and Collaborations [PPT]
Presenter: Barbara Cacchione, Mary Blakeslee
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Population and Employment Trends in the South: Rural Renaissance or Urban Sprawl [PDF]
Presenter: Mitch Renkow
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

Power of Collaboration: Cooperative Extension and Pennsylvania’s WIA System [PPT]
Presenter: Natalie Ferry, Cynthia Iwig
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Program Committee Reports [PPT]
Presenter: Charles Cox
Audience: Joint Meeting of PLN, AEA, & ASRED (Little Rock)

Puerto Rico Extension Service Course for Farm Workers on Coffee Production [PPT]
Presenter: Carmen Gonzalez
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Small City Revitalization [PPT]
Presenter: Tad Long
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

Property Rights and Agricultural Environmental Concerns [PDF]
Presenter: Lori Garkovich
Audience: Smart Growth in the Rural South (Lexington)

The Regional Community Job Portal: Greater Louisville Works – Part 1 [PPT]
The Regional Community Job Portal: Greater Louisville Works – Part 2 [PPT]
The Regional Community Job Portal: Greater Louisville Works – Part 3 [PPT]
The Regional Community Job Portal: Greater Louisville Works – Part 4 [PPT]
Presenter: Eileen Pickett, Collie King, Ruth Gardner, Anna Larson
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Regional Sessions: Regional Rural Development Center Directors [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Regional Sessions: Regional Rural Development Center Directors [PPT]
Presenter: Comelia Flora
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Researching Underserved Audiences [PPT]
Presenter: Albert Essel, David Travis
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Rio Grande Valley Community College Apprenticeship Training Alliance [PPT]
Presenter: Wanda Garza, Carlos Margo
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Serving the Educational Needs of Our Youth Workforces:
Collaboration Cooperative Extension and Department of Labor
[PPT]
Presenter: Kathleen Lodl
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

SR-PLN Overview [PPT]
Presenter: Charles Cox, Carolyn Nobles
Audience: Joint Meeting of PLN, AEA, & ASRED (Little Rock)

Strengthening Regional Manufacturers as a Strategy to Create Jobs [PPT]
Presenter: Mary Emergy
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Succession Planning: Preparing Leaders for the Future [PPT]
Presenter: Joe Zublena
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Sustaining Rural Quality of Life [PDF]
Presenter: Vaughn Grisham
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Targeted Economic Development Tools and Techniques [PPT]
Presenter: Mike Woods
Audience: Economic Impact Analysis (Oklahoma City)

Team Effort Creates New Training Pathways [PPT]
Presenter: Gloria Kraft, Benjamin Wood
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)


The Rural Big Picture – National Perspective
[PDF]
Presenter: Jason Henderson
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)


The Rural Big Picture – Regional Perspective
[PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)


The Rural Big Picture – State Perspective
[PPT]
Presenter: John Allen
Audience: Southern Institute for Rural Development (Fort Myers, Florida)

Tools to Encourage and Assist the Entrepreneur [PPT]
Presenter: Glenn Muske
Audience: Strengthening & Building Partnerships for Workforce Development (Orlando)

Urban Programming [PPT]
Presenter: Bonnie McGee
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Volunteer Management Systems [PPT]
Handout 1 – Terminate or Tolerate?: Dealing with a Problem Volunteer
[PDF]
Handout 2 – Checklist of Questions: To Keep or Replace?
[PDF]
Presenter: Cathy Sutphin, Judy Groff
Audience: Middle Management Conference (Roanoke, VA)

Website Promotion: Getting Found on the Web [PPT]
Presenter: John Toman
Audience: Business Skills Training (Not Listed)

Workforce Development [PPT]
Presenter: Beverlee Nance
Audience: 2003 Rural Community College Initiative Institute (Kansas City)

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Access to Low Cost Groceries in Nonmetropolitan Counties: Large Retailers and the Creation of Food Deserts [PDF]
Presenter: Troy Blanchard, Thomas Lyson
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Assesssing the Community for Health Promotion: A Basic Overview [PDF]
Presenter: Kathleen Tajeu
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Assisting Entrepreneurs with E-Commerce Strategies [PPT]
Presenter: Alan Barefield
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Community Colleges & Technology-Based Economic Growth in Rural America [DOC]
Presenter: Bob Templin
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Considerations in Determining the Feasibility of a New Enterprise [PPT]
Presenter: Rodney Holcomb
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Considerations in Determining the Feasibility of a New Enterprise Part 2 [PPT]
Presenter: Rodney Holcomb
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Cooperative Development: Business Design and Strategy [PPT]
Presenter: Timothy Woods
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Creating Metropolitan and Micropolitan Stastistical Areas [PDF]
Presenter: Michael Ratcliffe
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Cultural Tourism [PPT]
Presenter: Lee Taylor
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Designing Effective Health Education Programs [PDF]
Presenter: Kathleen Tajeu
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Does Place Still Matter? Accounting for Income Variation Across American Indian Tribal Areas [PDF]
Presenter: Robin Leichenko
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: An Introductory Overview [PDF]
Presenter: Bobbi Clarke
Audience: Rural Health Institute  (Talladega)

Exploring Diversity in Rural Canada [PDF]
Presenter: Bill Reimer
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Full Curriculum from 2002 Rural Health Institute Conference [PDF]
Presenter: Peggy Hickman
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Getting to Know the Regional Rural Development Centers [PPT]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu, Cornelia Flora
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Helping Decision-Makers Maintain Primary Health Care Services in Rural Counties [PDF]
Presenter: Gerald Doeksen, Rick Maurer and Val Schott
Audience: Rural Health Institute  (Talladega)

High Technology and Economic Development Partnerships [PPT]
Presenter: John Johnson
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Hispanic Growth and Dispersion in Rural America [PDF]
Presenter: John Cromartie, William Kandel
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Interpreting financial statements [PPT]
Presenter: Steve Murray
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

The Language of Health [PDF]
Presenter: Barbara Garland
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Leadership Development Through Community Collaboration:
The Center for Leadership, Community, and Neighborhood Development
[PPT]
Presenter: Kenneth Ender, Kimberly Warker
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Mapping the Assets of the Community: A Framework for Building Local Capacity [PDF]
Presenter: Bo Beaulieu
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Market Research and Advertising [PPT]
Presenter: Kent Wolfe
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Measuring Economic Distress: A Comparison of Designations and Measures [PDF]
Presenter: Amy Glasmeier, Larry Wood, Kurt Fuellhart
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Methods of Community Assessment [PDF]
Presenter: Rick Maurer (Adapted from Tom Ilvento, Lori Garkovich, Gary Hansen and Ron Hustedde)
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Methods of Promoting Academic, Business and Community Partnerships for Rural Community Colleges [PPT]
Presenter: Peg Morelli
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

One Visitor/Customer at a Time: Hospitality Service Program [PDF]
Presenter: Lee Curtis
Audience: Value-Added Entrepreneurship (Franklin-Nashville)

Organization of the Health System in the United States [PDF]
Presenter: Linda Patterson, John Wheat, and Bonnie Carew
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Participant Introductions and Overview of Southern Health Institute [PDF]
Presenter: Linda Patterson and Martha Johnson
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

The Partnership for Rural Improvement:
A Model for Community College and Land-Grant Collaboration
[PPT]
Presenter: Rob McDaniel, Mary Averett
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Pathway to Nontraditional Careers Workshops:
Recruiting Women into High-Paying Nontraditional Careers
[PPT]
Presenter: Geri Pohlkamp, Kim Pilgrim
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Persistent Poverty and Place: How Do Persistent Poverty and Poverty Demographics Vary Across the Rural-Urban Continuum? [PDF] (Formatted Publication)
Presenter: Kathleen Miller, Mindy Crandall, Bruce Weber
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Proprietor-Employment-Dependent Counties [PDF]
Presenter: Stephan Goetz
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

The Rural Community College Initiative: A Historical Perspective [PPT]
Presenter: Carol Lincoln
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Rural Development Indicators and Diversity in the European Union [PDF]
Presenter: John Bryden
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

The Rural Indicators Map Machine: A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Rural Data Visualization [PDF]
Presenter: Chris Dicken
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

State Policy in Support of Rural Community Colleges and Rural Development [PPT]
Presenter: Stephen Scott, Carlyle Ramsey, Sarah Rubin
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Sustaining the Work of Rural Community Colleges: Diversifying Your Funding Base [DOC]
Presenter: Jim Richardson, Sally Maggard, Patrick Murphy, Jeff Yost
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

A Systems Approach to Health Education [PDF]
Presenter: Peggy Hickman
Audience: Rural Health Institute (Talladega)

Vision Building and the Rural Community College:
Ingredients for Successful Rural Community Development
– Outline [DOC]
Vision Building and the Rural Community College:
Ingredients for Successful Rural Community Development
– Paper [DOC]
Presenter: Stefani Hicswa
Audience: Rural Community College Alliance (Memphis)

Visualizing Rural Diversity: An Overview of the RUPRI Community Informatics Resource Center [PDF]
Presenter: Chris Fulcher
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity

Your Place or Mine? The Plausibility of Place and Other Sub-County Typologies [PDF]
Presenter: Charles Tolbert, Troy Blanchard
Audience: Measuring Rural Diversity