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Wired’s article, “Redefining ‘Broadband’ Could Slow Rollout In Rural Areas’, utilized remarks from our own Roberto Gallardo. The article covers the issue the Federal Communications Commission is tackling right now. What counts as a broadband internet connection? New guidelines are being considered for lowering the current standards. However, Gallardo argues for the opposite. Wired includes him …
In a globally connected world, access to the internet can link people to a variety of resources that can be of value in their daily living, such as information on health, education, finances and more. Yet, according to an article recently published in Daily Yonder, about 31 million people (or about 10 percent of the …
This article was adapted from the Wabash Plain Dealer Members of the community came together on the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to discuss diversity at the “Navigating Differences” workshop at Living Well Winchester Center in Wabash. Wabash County Purdue Extension Educator Teresa Witkoske and Purdue Extension Educator Steve Yoder facilitated the morning workshop. …
“Dear Colleagues: It’s my honor to inform you of yet another prestigious honor earned by Bo Beaulieu, Assistant Director of Purdue Extension and Community Development Program Leader. Late last month in Burlington, Vermont, Bo received the National Distinguished Career Award from the National Association of Community Development Professionals (NACDEP) at the organization’s annual awards banquet. …
Last week, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) was recognized with the Purdue Extension Director’s Award for its partnership with Purdue Extension…
Daviess County Purdue Community Development Extension Educator Cindy Barber was the recipient of two awards last week in honor of her community development work over the past year. During Purdue Extension’s Professional Development Conference, Cindy was awarded the Indiana Extension Educator Association (IEEA) Community Development award for her efforts conducting the 4th Annual Daviess County …
The national Stronger Economies Together program (SET) has earned a National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) Partnership Award for Multistate Efforts. The award was presented during a NIFA Day of Appreciation event Thursday, October 22 in Washington, D.C. The award honors work aligned with NIFA’s strategic goals that supports the mission of the U.S. …
I know that many of you were made aware by Jason Henderson of the important award our CD colleague Michael Wilcox received from the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP) at its recent meeting in Little Rock, Arkansas, but I believe it is worth repeating that Michael was the recipient of the Distinguished …