University Economic Development Association

Concurrent Session – Promoting Economic Opportunity in Higher Education

Speakers: Alex Cooley – Director of Economic Engagement, Dallas College Economic Opportunity Division
Kena Nicol – Data Visualization and GIS Analyst, Dallas College Economic Opportunity Division
Danielle Stellrecht – Senior Director, Customer Relationship Management, Dallas College Economic Opportunity Division


What does economic opportunity mean to you? Community colleges are much more than training providers, and Dallas College is defining how technical and community colleges can respond to the unique business and societal challenges for the future of work. This session will examine how Dallas College is taking a proactive approach to improving the lives of Dallas residents through meaningful engagement with business and community partners, and provide opportunities for participants to share their own innovative ideas for how their institutions can impact the communities in which they live.

September 21 @ 10:45
10:45 — 12:00 (1h 15′)