Sandra Oberbroeckling

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In March 2016, the Center on Sustainable Communities and ISU Extension and Outreach’s Community and Economic Development unit agreed to work together to provide resources and outreach on best practices in construction, planning and healthy living — and the Sustainability Collaborative was born.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

Ten Iowa communities have been selected to participate in the Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2017.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling and Carole Teator

A new art gallery will be opening soon in Manning, Iowa. However, unlike traditional art galleries, Manning’s public art will be a type of “drive-through” exhibit along the Highway 141 corridor through town, as part of a collaboration with ISU's College of Design.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

ISU Extension and Outreach's Community and Economic Development program and Iowa State students worked together to help two northwest Iowa communities become more age-friendly and serve an aging population group.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 program. Eligible communities are those with populations of fewer than 10,000 residents, existing transportation-related issues, and a committee of volunteers willing to dedicate their time and talent to the visioning process.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

There are many ways to tell a story — oral histories, written accounts, plays and movies, to name a few. With help from GIS (Geographic Information System) specialist Bailey Hanson, Iowa State University has decided to tell its land-grant story through story mapping.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2019 program. Eligible communities are those with populations of fewer than 10,000 residents, existing transportation-related issues and a committee of volunteers willing to dedicate their time and talent to the visioning process.

By: Sandra Oberbroeckling

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Google and local public libraries and other organizations to bring free "Grow with Google" workshops to Iowa, April 15–17 in Des Moines, Council Bluffs and Davenport.

By: Kameron Middlebrooks and Sandra Oberbroeckling

ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development is now offering data literacy workshops to help Iowans learn the skills needed to understand, visualize, interpret and practice with data relevant to communities, organizations and counties.

By: Sandra Burke and Sandra Oberbroeckling

Since 2015 the Master Business Bootcamp has helped more than 250 small businesses in the Des Moines area to survive and thrive. Now this coaching and mentorship program is ready to expand across the state, says Kameron Middlebrooks, minority business coordinator with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

By: Kameron Middlebrooks and Sandra Oberbroeckling

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