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March 2021

~by Steve Yoder, Community Development Regional Educator, Purdue Extension “My board started doing this a year ago, and we will NEVER go back to running meetings the old way.” “I love it. Our meetings are much more efficient now.” “I’m definitely going to bring this up to my board. We need to do this.” These …
~by Dr. Larry DeBoer, Purdue University Tax season is coming up. This year, federal income taxes are due on May 17th. Indiana’s state and local income taxes are due on April 15th. The first installment of the property tax is due on May 10. You pay your motor vehicle excise tax with your vehicle registration …
Michael Wilcox
~by Michael Wilcox Assistant Director and Program Leader for Community Development / Purdue Extension Associate Director / North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD) The Future is… I was looking back at my blog post from August 2020 where I was reflecting on my first year as Assistant Director and Program Leader. In it, …
The Intercultural Learning Hub (HubICL), powered by HUBzero® [1], is an online collaborative space for researchers, educators, and entrepreneurs in intercultural learning. On the HubICL, these community members share knowledge, research, learning activities, and tips through contributions to Groups, Collections, Forums, a Research Repository, and a Digital Toolbox. The Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment …
Heather Strohm
~ by Heather Strohm, Regional Extension Educator, Community Development – Purdue University The Pandemic has required instrumental and pivotal business adjustments in the economic landscape of companies. Traditional norms have been abandoned for unknown operational starships that navigate the intricate cyber web of meetings and strategic models once designed for the future. Now these revolutionary …
~by Steve Yoder, Community Development Regional Educator, Purdue Extension I can’t resist a good presentation graphic. Whenever I find an illustration that nicely captures a thought, theme, or theory, I’m all over it. Of all the graphics that I use within Purdue Extension, this one is near the top of my list: The Board Development …
Reminders and alerts for Purdue Extension CD educators. Katje Armentrout grew up in a small, rural community in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula – right in the middle of the mitt! She attended Central Michigan University to receive both her Bachelor of Fine Arts (with a dual concentration in Fiber Arts and Sculpture) and Master of Arts …
~by Dr. Larry DeBoer, Purdue University If you want to be remembered in economics, get yourself a curve. There’s the Lorenz curve, the Laffer curve, the Kuznets curve, and, probably most famous, the Phillips curve. Phillips was A.W. Phillips, an economist from New Zealand who worked in London. In 1958 he drew a curve connecting …