According to a recent report by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation and the Aspen Institute’s Manufacturing and Society in the 21st Century program, manufacturing is still the greatest wealth-creating tool in the United States.
The Blue Ridge Campus of the University of North Georgia in Appalachia uses community engagement to drive one of its flagship initiatives, the Blue Ridge Scholars.
Since November 2016, there has been heightened national interest in and action on the education and economic issues inhibiting prosperity in rural places.
The IEL-coordinated Appalachian Higher Education Network released a report that tells the story of collaboration between education and workforce development institutions in Appalachia.
Family. Institution. Community. Self... Four pillars of student success and also the theme of the 2016 Appalachian Higher Education Network annual conference.