Mary Molt
Housing and Dining Services
College of Human Ecology
785-532-0324
marymolt@k-state.edu

 

Ron Wilson
Huck Boyd Nat'l Institute for Rural Development
785-532-7690
rwilson@k-state.edu

 

Kathryn Harth, Program Coordinator
K-State Division of Continuing Education
785-532-2495
kharth@k-state.edu

 

Conference Registration
K-State Division of Continuing Education
785-532-5569
registration@k-state.edu

Great Bend Agenda

This event will feature an in-depth discussion of rural issues facing Western Kansas.

March 15, 2012
Barton Community College, Room F-30, Fine Arts Building
8 - 8:45 a.m. Registration and refreshments
8:45 - 9 a.m.

Welcome (streamed from Manhattan)
April Mason, Provost and Senior Vice President, Kansas State University

9 - 10 a.m. You Can Make a Difference 
Judge Tommy Webb, District Magistrate Court (streamed from Manhattan) 
10 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Youth Retention/Recruiting for Rural Kansas - Panel Discussion

Carolyn Dunn, Stafford County Economic Development (Moderator)

Jeff Hofaker, wKREDA/Phillips County Economic Development

Stafford Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Center - Mary Jo Taylor, USD 349 (Stafford, Kan.) Superintendent of Schools

Elaine Johannes, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist in
Youth Development, Kansas State University

11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Luncheon - Want to Come Back Home

Facilitator: Leon Atwell
Topic: Small group action ideas

1:15 p.m. Adjournment
Find out more about our speakers.
View the Great Bend brochure and poster.
Register to attend.