University Economic Development Association

Concurrent Session – From Recovery to Resilience:  How University Centers Responded to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speakers: Jeff Sachse (Moderator) – Director of the Center for Customized Research & Service and Economic Development, The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Bernadette Grafton – Program Analyst and University Center Coordinator, U.S. Economic Development Administration
Russell W. Mills, Ph.D. – Senior Director, Center for Regional Development, Bowling Green State University
John Provo – UEDA President & Director, Office of Economic Development, Virginia Tech


Join us for a discussion on how University Centers initially responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, how they used their non-competitive CARES appropriations, and whether they applied for other CARES funding. Our panel will also provide a closer look at how they see their ongoing work aligning with the American Resilience & Equity Networks Initiative (ARENI).

October 10 @ 13:45
13:45 — 15:00 (1h 15′)