Federal Reserve Forum on Community Colleges

March 23, 2009

Tomorrow, March 24th, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host a forum called Community Colleges: A Route of Upward Economic Mobility, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  St. Louis Federal Reserve economist Natalia Kolesnikova will present the findings from recent research done about the role of community colleges in higher education.  After her presentation, a panel will talk about other impacts of community college.

Below are the forum’s panelists (confirmed and invited):
Moderator: Roderick Nunn, St. Louis Community College Workforce and Community Development Vice Chancellor (invited)
Community College Representative: Zelema Harris, St. Louis Community College Chancellor (invited)
Georgia Costello, Southwestern Illinois College President (invited)
Workforce and Community College Development Representative : Michael Holmes, St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE)
Executive Director (confirmed)
Debra Moore, St. Clair County Intergovernmental Grants Dept. (invited)
Four-year Institution Representative: Terry Barnes, University of Missouri Columbia Assistant Provost for Community College Partnerships (confirmed)
Community College Association Representative: A representative from the Missouri Community College Association (invited)

To read the full article by Ms. Kolesnikova, CLICK HERE.

You can also check out the event on our new Community Calendar.