1. Stacey McCullough Named the 2024 Bonnie Teater Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

    The Southern Rural Development Center is proud to honor Dr. Stacey McCullough as the 2024 recipient of the Bonnie Teater Community Development Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. McCullough currently serves as an Assistant Vice President for Community, Professional and Economic Development at University of Arkansas System-Division of Agriculture (UADA) Cooperative Extension Service (CES) and the Director of the Public Policy Center at UADA. She has over 20 years of experience working with community and economic development at the local, regional, institutional, and national levels.

  2. WEBINAR: 2024 SERA-47 First Tea & Coffee Hour

    June 13, 2024, 1PM CT / 2PM ET. Guest Presenter: Brenda Williams, Communities Unlimited. SERA-47 is hosting quarterly, virtual Tea & Coffee Hours for 2024. Each session will feature a presentation with a Q&A session.

  3. SRDC Celebrates Our History with a 50 Years of History Video

    The Southern Rural Development Center celebrates its service to rural communities since 1974 with a video that highlights publications and events from over the last 50 years.

  4. SRDC Staff: Mary Grace Frost Joins SRDC as Administrative Assistant

    Mary Grace Frost joined the Southern Rural Development Center in April in the position of Administrative Assistant.

  5. SRDC 50th Anniversary Website

    The Regional Rural Development Centers were established under the Rural Development Act of 1972, and the Southern Rural Development Center (SRDC) was operational in 1974, with the first plan of work approved that spring. The SRDC is excited to celebrate our 50th anniversary of “serving the south since 1974.”

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