ERIC Number: EJ633470
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Rural Colleges as Catalysts for Community Change: The RCCI Experience.
Rural America, v16 n2 p12-19 Sum 2001
The Rural Community College Initiative challenges colleges in economically distressed regions to become catalysts for economic and community development and improved access to education. Led by college-community teams, the 24 sites have experimented with strategic approaches that include leadership development, entrepreneurship education, small business incubators, economic summits, regional planning, distance education, Web-based marketing, and welfare to work. (Author/TD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Community Development, Economic Development, Educational Strategies, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Poverty Areas, Rural Education, School Community Relationship
For full text: http://www.ers.usda.gov/publications/ruralamerica/ra162.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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