Rural Reimagined: Transforming Tennessee's Local Communities
Monday, May 6, 2024
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Location Name
East B

Join us to explore Tennessee Tech University's groundbreaking Rural Reimagined Grand Challenge, dedicated to transforming rural living through science, technology, innovation, and economic development. Discover how this visionary initiative engages every academic discipline to address rural challenges that are replicable and scalable not only throughout Tennessee but across the nation and the world. With a strong emphasis on leveraging unique assets, fostering partnerships, and empowering local communities, Rural Reimagined has already made a profound impact on 67 rural Tennessee counties. Learn about pioneering models, applied research, and student-led innovations that are revitalizing local spaces and economies in rural America.

Reimagining Local Spaces & Economies, Making the Case, Design for All
Dr. Michael Aikens
Session Type
75-Minute Classroom Session