University Center for Regional Economic Innovation

Michigan State University Center for Community and Economic Development & U.S. Economic Development Administration

REI Update for May, 2013

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New Book Release!

Mark Wilson, Kenneth Corey, and Aharon Kellerman co-authored the new book Global Information Society: Technology, Knowledge and Mobility. The book focuses on the flow of global information and how it can be strategically used to promote awareness and develop local communities.

Project Updates

The first drafts of the co-Learning plans have been submitted and are under revision. The second drafts are due in mid-May! Co-Learning Explained

The Student-Led Faculty Guided projects have been completed! A list of the projects can be found here. Stay tuned for the full reports and selected webinars!

Current Events

REI participated in the Chicago Region EDA University Center Showcase at Purdue University last week. Below is a list of other University Centers that participated in the event:

REI was invited to attend the Community-University Partnerships Invested In Michigan's Future (CUPMIF) event. The event welcomed the 15 public universities throughout the state to present their work to each other and to state legislators. REI displayed this year's Student-Led, Faculty-Guided (Technical Assistance) Projects and process as a learning tool for the participants involved.

REI staff at CUPMIF

Innovate Michigan! Summit 2013

Mark your calendars and save the date for the Innovate Michigan! Summit 2013 on Wednesday, September 4th at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center in East Lansing, MI!

Welcome to our Newest Members

We would like to thank the newest additions to the REI Network!

  • Christopher Webb
  • Michael Kapp
  • Ed Morrison
  • Karl Stafford
  • Kim West
  • Roger West

Social Media and Listserv

Thank you to our REI members who have helped us reach over 500 followers on our Twitter feed, 250 members on our LinkedIn group, and over 600 on this ListServ.

Michigan State University Outreach and Engagement

U.S. Economic Development Administration