CSO Summit 2.0: Community Colleges as Drivers for Regional Economic Development

Fri, Apr 7 2017 to Sun, Apr 9 2017

In 2012, Bio-Link organized a summit in St. Louis, MO, to discuss the role of community colleges in stimulating economic development and providing students with workforce experience. Representatives from several Bio-Link programs; InnovaBIO (Salt Lake Community College), St. Louis Community College Florrissant Valley, Pasadena City College, and the Florida State College at Jacksonville; discussed their models for providing student work experiences and their methods for supporting local industry.

In spring, we will revisit those findings and learn more about creative ... Read more

Tom Tubon leads a discussion of CSO strengths, programs and partnership strategies. Panelists: Sandra Porter (Bio-Link), Bryony Ruegg (Bio-Rad), and Abbe Kesterson (Bluegrass Community and Technical College), and James Guenther (Delgado Community College) Read more
Elaine Johnson of the Bio-Link Leadership team gives a welcome and overview presentation for the CSO Summit 2.0 Read more