March 2019

Record Turnout at Pinehurst Conference

NCEDA’s Spring Conference (formerly the MidWinter Conference) drew almost 350 attendees to the historic Pinehurst Resort, where economic and workforce development leaders shared expertise around this year’s theme of “Tomorrow’s Workforce Today: Creativity, Collaboration and Human Capital.” Dominion Energy was the event’s presenting sponsor.   “In an...

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Fayetteville Council Listens to a New Vision for Downtown

Inner-city residential growth is now an indicator of a city’s overall success, according to Steve Auterman, an architect and urban planner with the Pittsburgh consulting firm Urban Design Associates. “Every growing community is seeing more people living downtown,” Auterman told the Fayetteville City Council. His...

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STEMming the Parent Flow

An academic paper entitled “The Changing Career Trajectories of New Parents in STEM” uses National Science Foundation data to build the argument that parenthood - for both moms and dads - contributes more to attrition in scientific professions than previously known. “Other points of the...

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