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EDA GRANT ENABLES AUBURN TO ASSIST SMALL BUSINESSES, START-UPS, AND ENTREPRENEURS April 19, 2021

Jennifer Ryan

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Auburn University’s EDA University Center Assists Minority Businesses Through Training and Mentorship April 16, 2021

Jennifer Ryan

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GEDI leverage's EDA grant to assist entrepreneurs and give students real-world experience March 18, 2021

Jennifer Ryan

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Outreach's GEDI continues training amid COVID-19 with online and hybrid programs March 18, 2021

Jennifer Ryan

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Leslie Hamby and Maria Tamblyn - Congrats on your Retirement - thank you for your service

GEDI announces retirements of long time employees Leslie Hamby and Maria Tamblyn January 29, 2021

Jennifer Ryan

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Jeremy Arthur

Arthur appointed director of Auburn University Outreach’s Government and Economic Development Institute January 11, 2021

Karen Rankin

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The Challenges of Reopening Local Government May 22, 2020

Katrina Washington

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Auburn University Outreach’s Government and Economic Development Institute provides expert consultation and resources to restore communities amid COVID-19 May 12, 2020

Dr. Lakami Baker

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The U.S. Department of Labor Provides Guidance Amid COVID-19 April 27, 2020

Katrina Washington

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ESSENTIALS for LOCAL GOVERNMENTS April 14, 2020

Katrina Washington and Maria Tamblyn

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COVID-19 GIVES RISE TO CHALLENGES FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENTS April 2, 2020

Maria Tamblyn and Katrina Washington

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COVID-19’s Potential Consumer Spending Impact in Auburn-Opelika, Mobile and Birmingham April 2, 2020

David Mixson

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Board Member Recruitment and Development
Board Member Recruitment and Development

Presented by: Jennifer Ryan
Date of Webinar: December 10, 2020

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Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement
Volunteer Recruitment and Engagement

Presented by: Jennifer Ryan
Date of Webinar: August 13, 2020

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Fundraising in Challenging Times
Non-profit Fundraising in Challenging Times

Presented by: Jennifer Ryan
Date of Webinar: June 4, 2020

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COVID-19: Intensive Insights from Economic Development Experts - A Deskside Chat with Dean Barber

Presented by: Amelia Stehouwer and Dean Barber
Date of Webinar: April 29, 2020

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COVID-19: Intensive Insights from Economic Development Experts

Presented by: Amelia Stehouwer and Jay Garner
Date of Webinar: April 17, 2020

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COVID-19 Intensive Economic Development Faculty Insights: How Economic Developers Can Promote Business Retention and Expansion

Presented by: David Mixson and Laith Wardi
Date of Webinar: April 3, 2020

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What Does the Coronavirus Federal Stimulus Package Mean for Municipalities & Economic Development Agencies?

Presented by: Retail Strategies
Date of Webinar: April 2, 2020

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The Families First Coronavirus Act is here! Virtual Problem Sharing Forum - March 31st
AAPPA Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Virtual Problem Sharing Forum

Presented by: Auburn University Outreach, GEDI & Cobbs Allen
Date of Webinar: March 31, 2020

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Alabama Issues 2018

Alabama Issues

Alabama Issues is a collection of articles intended to stimulate public discussion about some of our most important policy issues and challenges. In this publication we focus on PK-12 education, criminal justice and prison reform, healthcare access, and state budgets and taxes.

To request a publication copy, call (334) 844-5391 or email gedi@auburn.edu.

Last Updated: April 19, 2021