December 10, 2015

Entrepreneurial Development in the Slate Belt: Building Up From the Youth

Client: Slate Belt Council of Governments and Chamber of Commerce

FrankRussoThere is an identified need for additional economic development within the Slate Belt region of Northampton County. The Lafayette College Technology Clinic (Tech Clinic)is working collaboratively with the Slate Belt Chamber of Commerce and Council of Governments (COG) to address ways to develop connections within the Slate Belt that can help promote economic development and entrepreneurship. Of particular interest are ways to encourage high school students to realize economic opportunities within the Slate Belt, show examples of local entrepreneurial success and provide means to understand what support might be available to promote development.

Students: David Angel’17, Tamerlane Asher’17, Emily Evanko’16, Elizabeth Pierce’17, Emma Spencer’17, Enia Xhakaj’17

Faculty Facilitators: Dan Bauer & Lawrence Malinconico

Download the Final Report

Link to YouTube Channel with the Videos

Link to the Slate Belt Entrepreneurial Website

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