Ms.Frances M. Belcher 
Center for Rural Partnerships at Plymouth State University


June 01, 2010 at 05:00 PM 
June 02, 2010 at 05:00 PM 

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Mountain View Grand Resort 
101 Mountain View Road
Whitefield, NH 03598
1-866-484-3843  (USA)

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June 1-2, 2010

Please join us for this gathering of academic, community, and private sector leaders to explore the role of higher education in the vitality of rural communities from the Adirondacks to Nova Scotia.   This two day event will focus upon two themes: Connections and Curriculum.  The 'Connections' discussion will explore strategies for higher education institutions to play an active role in regional development initiatives such as the Northern Borders Commission and the Sustainable Economies Initiative.  A key feature of the 'Curriculum' discussion will be the Northern Forest Studies Program, a distributed undergraduate education program developed by Sterling College in partnership with the Northern Forest Higher Education Resource Network.

  • Dates: June 1-2, 2010
  • Location: Mountain View Grand Resort in Whitefield, NH
  • Cost: $150.00 for full registration; $90 for one day registration on Wednesday, June 2; $60 for the evening of June 1.  Full registration includes dinner, breakfast, lunch and the opportunity to gather with higher ed colleagues from across the Northeast and Canada.   One day registration for June 2 includes Breakfast, Lunch and the same stimulating conversations - all day!
  • Registration for this event has been limited to 100 participants.
  • Hotel fees are not included in the registration price.  The Mountain View Grand has offered a discounted room rate of $129.00/night for this event.  Be sure to mention the NFHERN to obtain the discounted rate.

Register today to participate in this cross-disciplinary initiative to strengthen rural Northern Forest communities!

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