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Creative Rural Class Conference 2013-1

Clarion University brought creative rural class experts together with regional economic growth leaders to discuss, “Can northwest Pennsylvania benefit from what we know about building and nurturing a creative rural class?”  The conference began Wednesday afternoon, June 12, in the Joseph P. Grunenwald Center for Science and Technology with presentations by Ms. Tina Lund, associate principal, Urbanomics; Dr. Tim Wojan, regional economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture; and Dr. David McGranahan, economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture. The day’s activities concluded with the premiere showing of “Dawn of Astronomy” in the Donald Peirce Planetarium. The creative rural class discussion will continue on June 13. The conference will end at 12:30 p.m on Thursday.

L to R: Dr. Tim Wojan, regional economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Dr. Phil Frese, dean, College of Business Administration, Clarion University; Dr. Ron Nowaczyk, provost, Clarion University; Dr. Karen Whitney, president, Clarion University; Ms. Tina Lund, associate principal, Urbanomics; Ms. Jamie Lefever, director, Clarion County Economic Development Center; and Dr. David McGranahan, economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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6/12/2013 7:31 PM

Clarion University hosts inaugural Creative Rural Class Conference