Tribal Community Development Projects in the Great Lakes Regions

Our colleague Brian Gauthier will be featured at this webinar! Feel free to share the upcoming webinar with others who may be interested in participating: WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT Tribal Community Development Projects in the Great Lakes Regions   Emily Proctor, Michigan State University Dawn Newman, University of Minnesota Brian Gauthier, Lac du Flambeau Tribal University of […]

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Stakeholder Centered Community Marketing

The goal of community marketing is to make villages, towns or cities competitive and enable their stakeholders to thrive. This Power Point presented by Kristin Runge, a researcher for UWEX-Center for Community and Economic Development, discusses a cooperative framework model for community marketing in which stakeholders take a central role in crafting a unique market […]

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Rise of the Millenials

CCED specialist Kristin Runge will speak about the Rise of the Millennials (pdf 879 kb) at the Spring Green Area Chamber of Commerce dinner on January 20.  As the largest and most educated American generation to date, most would expect Millennials to be better off in young adulthood than their Baby Boomer parents or Gen […]

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2015 Governor’s Conference on Economic Development

The 20th Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic Development will be held February 11 – 13, 2015 at Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center in Madison, WI.  CCED specialist Matt Kures will be presenting a session on “Brain Drain, Brain Gain or Somewhere In-between? ‘Thinking’ about College Graduate Attraction and Retention” This session will explore past […]

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Wisconsin Rural Broadband

Wisconsin Eye Television recently hosted a 40 minute show on the topic of rural broadband (9-3-14) as part of their “Newsmakers” series. The program featured Senator Dale Schultz (17th district), Stan Gruszinski (State Director – USDA Office of Rural Development), and Andy Lewis (UWEX, Center for Community & Economic Development. An archived version of the […]

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Submit your session and speaker ideas!

The Governor’s Conference on Economic Development is scheduled for February 11-13, 2015 at the Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center, Madison, WI. If you have ideas on a compelling theme, session, or speaker, contact planning committee member, Andy Lewis at andy.lewis@ces.uwex.edu. This annual three-day conference includes educational sessions covering the most important economic development topics […]

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Broadband and Downtown Economic Development

Broadband and Downtown Economic Development with Andy Lewis, Center for Community Technology Solutions | UW-Extension View this webinar now from November 21, 2013, noon (CST) Improving Internet connectivity can help downtown businesses grow and compete more effectively.  Quality Internet availability and Wi-Fi access have helped businesses and entire districts build market share and operate more […]

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