New Community and Economic Development Educator at University of Connecticut: Laura Brown
April 27, 2015
We’d like to extend a warm welcome to Laura Brown, who recently joined the University of Connecticut as a Community and Economic Development Educator. Brown, originally from Massachusetts, returned to the Northeast after nearly a decade in Wisconsin where she worked at the state and county levels on food systems and community development projects. We caught up with Brown to find out how her experiences in the Midwest will shape her work in Connecticut, and what issues she’ll be working on in the months to come.
Bonanno named dean and director for WVU Extension Service
March 31, 2015
NERCRD Board Member and long-time West Virginia University leader Steven C. Bonanno has been named the dean and director of the West Virginia University Extension Service. Bonanno has served as interim director of the WVU Extension Service since July 2011. He has spent his career working for Extension, beginning as a faculty Extension agent in Pleasants County in 1982 and as a member of the Extension Service administration since 2005.
New broadband resources available from UNH Cooperative Extension
March 30, 2015
The University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension’s Broadband Technical Assistance and Training Team has recently completed a four-year project focused on building awareness and capacity around broadband access and utilization in New Hampshire. In addition to providing training and technical assistance throughout the state, the team developed products that may be useful to other states.