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Title: Educational Institutions

Educational Institutions
  • How They Can Help to Achieve Your Goals.

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Topic Outline
  • What you need to bring to the table when asking
    for assistance.
  • How do you gain access into the institution.
  • What types of resources can assist in rural
  • Examples of the resources utilized by the NCEs.
  • Creating Sustainable Change.

What you need to bring to the table.
How to gain access into the institution.
  • Student Body
  • Faculty/Department Chairpersons
  • Alumni Associations
  • Campus Organizations
  • Public Relations Office
  • Community Organizations Committees
  • Governmental Agencies

What resources are available?
  • Campus Resources
  • Cooperative Extension
  • Extended Education
  • Business Association Fraternities
  • Business Incubators
  • Internships Work-Study

What resources are available?
  • Foundations Financial Service Providers
  • Research Development Implementation
  • Project Development Management
  • External Evaluations
  • Translation Services
  • Conferences Workshops
  • In-field training Outreach

Examples of Resources Utilized by the
California State University, Fresno
  • NCE Housing and Economic Development Assistance
    Program - HEDAP (2000-2003) Business
    Fraternities, Internship Programs, and Regional
    Database Projects
  • NCE Entrepreneur Business Workshop/Training
    Seminars (1999-2000) Small Business Institute
    and Business Incubator, Internship
  • Rural Communities Leadership Revitalization
    Program (2000-2001) Program Development,
    Implementation, Evaluation, Bilingual
    Translations, and Internships

Crownpoint Institute of Technology
  • Extension Programs, Conferences Workshops
    Animal Husbandry, State and Tribal Livestock
  • Technical Assistance on Regional Issues
    International Reverse Delegation.
  • Workshops and Veterinarian Technical Assistance -
    Four Pennsylvania veterinarians sponsored by the
    Americans for Native Americans (ANA) put on
    several community workshops on animal care and
    management, and provided free services to the
    animals of the area.
  • Internship, Training and Consumer Services

Fort Peck Community College
  • Conferences - Economic summit in May 2001.
  • Evaluation Tribal Court Evaluation to determine
    any negative influence with regard to lending,
    business development and other issues associated
    with jurisdiction, etc.
  • Program Facilitation and Management - Conducting
    tourism inventories for the Lewis and Clark
    Bicentennial events.
  • Program Development/Implementation and Grant
    Writing - Grants funded Gear-Up Program, 21st
    Century, Rural Systemic Initiative (Math and
    Science K-12)

Heritage College
  • Work-Study Program - Lower Yakima County Rural
    Enterprise Community (LYCREC) has hired a
    Work-Study student to assist them with their
    Five-year Strategic Plan
  • Regional Database and Research - GIS work was
    done for LYCREC
  • Contact and Facilitation - NCE arranged a meeting
    regarding training for GIS instruction to RD
  • Technical Assistance - on policy development,
    by-law and strategic plan revisions, and Board
    development issues based on the staffs broad
    background in non-profit management

San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus
  • Educational Outreach Programs - CCBRES is working
    to bring the information and resources of the
    University into the community by providing
    easy-to-read materials. (
  • Regional Database - Further plans include
    developing a cluster analysis for the region and
    a geographical information mapping tool.
  • Facilitation and Mediation - In developing a
    vision and economic development guidelines and
    principals for the region, NCE and SDSU-IVC are
    facilitating the discussion and working directly
    with economic development organizations. A large
    portion of this activity entails speaking with
    local service organizations and

Somerset Community College
  • Grant Writing and Technical Assistance, Program
    Development/Implementation, and Work-Study
    Program - The Life Empowerment Action Program
    Center (LEAP Center) - The LEAP Center assists
    low-income individuals seeking a community
    college degree or to improve their job skills.

University of Texas Pan American
  • Interns - NCE Leadership Training Classes
    (1998-2001) A part-time student helped develop
    this Leadership Training Package. Another
    student from our university helped in translating
    this package into Spanish.
  • Interns and Research - EmpowerNET (2000-
    ongoing) The EmpowerNET project is an Internet
    based Community Network developed by staff at the
  • Technical Assistance and Regional Data - Business
    Plans for Entrepreneurs (1998-on going) NCE
    staff helps the Business Development Division by
    providing demographic data on the empowerment
    zone community.
  • Facilitation and Translations - Strategic
    Planning (1998-on going) Students and Faculty
    from the University have always helped us in
    translating and also conducting some community
    meetings in Spanish.

Creating Sustainable Change
  • Skills
  • Resources
  • Technical Assistance
  • Empowerment through Success

So Remember
National Center of ExcellenceCalifornia State
University, Fresno
  • 550 E. Shaw Ave., Suite 240
  • Fresno CA 93710
  • (559) 241-6541
  • Fax (559) 241-6539
  • Terry Fleming Assistant Director