U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) will join leaders from across Kentucky to deliver the keynote presentation at the 27th annual East Kentucky Leadership Foundation Conference.
The 11th annual Excellence in Entrepreneurship Collegiate Business Concept Challenge (CBCC) is searching for innovative business concepts from aspiring student entrepreneurs on Southern and Eastern Kentucky college campuses. The CBCC is a collaborative partnership among Eastern Kentucky University’s College of Business and Technology, Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation, The Center for Rural Development, Berea College Entrepreneurship […]
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Top-level business executives, educators, and community leaders from throughout Kentucky were at The Center for Rural Development this week to learn how they can move their organizations to higher levels of efficiency and productivity at a one-day technology event, “Executive Outlook — Information Technology Trends of 2014.”
2013 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Award (EIEA) recipient Paul D. Dole knows to be a successful entrepreneur you have to take risks.
“The definition of an entrepreneur is one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risk of a business or enterprise, and that’s exactly what we do at KCEOC,” said Dole, president and CEO of KCEOC Community Action Partnership Inc. “We organize people, we organize programs, and we all take a risk in our endeavor to end poverty.”
Dole was named one of the region’s top entrepreneurs in Southern and Eastern Kentucky and celebrated his win in the Not-For-Profit award category on Oct. 21 at an EIEA Hometown Event in Barbourville.
Elizabeth G. Burton, MPA, EDFP, Director of Business Development and Public Relations at The Center for Rural Development, has been named a “Woman Worth Watching” by the Profiles in Diversity Journal, a bi-monthly magazine focused on diversity and inclusion in business, government, nonprofit, higher education and military settings. Burton, a recent addition to The Center’s leadership team, is responsible for new business development, strategic initiatives, and overall marketing and public relations strategy.
The Center for Rural Development announced today that Elizabeth Burton has joined the organization as Director of Business Development and Public Relations. She will focus on developing new business, expanding existing client relationships, fostering strategic relationships and partnerships, as well as overall marketing strategy and public relations management.
Sixty incoming high school freshmen from Southern and Eastern Kentucky have been at Eastern Kentucky University and Morehead State University this week for the final two summer sessions of the 2013 Rogers Explorers program.
Pre-registration forms are now available online for The Center for Rural Development’s first-ever “Dollars for Scholars” 5K Walk/Run to support the Rogers Scholars summer youth leadership program. The event will be held Saturday, Sept. 7, at 9 a.m. at The Center in Somerset and will include a $100 cash prize and trophy for the overall male […]