Community & Economic Development Articles

November 4, 2019

Main Street is home to women entrepreneurs. Take a look around our downtowns and you will see women...

October 30, 2019

The Critical Role of Entrepreneurship in Rural Places Entrepreneurship is a cornerstone of...

October 30, 2019

Matt Trahan and Ash Fischbein opened Sap House Meadery in Center Ossipee in 2011. Since then, their...

October 10, 2019

Hannah Stewart ’20 embraces challenges and new experiences. Last year, after just her second year...

October 10, 2019

Gulls swoop and caw while sunlight gleams on the harbor water. Shoppers bustle down brick-lined...

October 8, 2019

You’ve just hiked a winding trail through the New Hampshire woods where you caught sight of white-...

October 4, 2019

My interest in community and economic development was first sparked as an undergraduate at Smith...

September 24, 2019

There is new attention to rural America with a focus on economy and community. Rural economies have...

September 9, 2019

We all have that closet we’ve been meaning to clean out, or that book we just haven’t gotten around...

July 31, 2019

Regardless of where you go, each and every community has its unique strengths and weaknesses and...

July 19, 2019

Key to strong and informed decision making is community engagement and accurate data. Engaging your...

July 1, 2019

Mark Ciborowski’s eyes grow wide as he talks about Phenix Hall. Built in 1855, the hall once served...

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