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The Development And History Of The Rural Futures Institute’S Fellows Program, Samantha Guenther, Brooke Wells Nov 2020

The Development And History Of The Rural Futures Institute’S Fellows Program, Samantha Guenther, Brooke Wells

Theses, Dissertations, & Student Scholarship: Agricultural Leadership, Education & Communication Department

Rural Futures Institute (RFI) served to mobilize the resources and talents of the University of Nebraska and its partners, to create knowledge and action that support rural people and places to achieve unique paths to their desired futures. The Fellows Program was one method that RFI used to fulfil their vision by connecting college students with rural communities to create tangible results on community-defined projects and goals. As the program continues to evolve and find new leadership under Rural Prosperity Nebraska, it is important to document these changes and understand its history. The purpose of this historical research study is ...