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Through the Jesup Group, Crowder College strives to assist with community development, growth of entrepreneurship, and innovation in the communities we serve throughout southwest Missouri in efforts to help people become more self-sufficient and develop even stronger and more vibrant communities.

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Raising our Capacity to Serve Our Community with Rick Webb Episode 008

  This month’s podcast is going to be a little different than previous months. While we haven’t quite reached one year of podcast guests, we are approaching the one year mark of beginning the Jesup Group effort at Crowder College. It’s a perfect time to reflect and share our progress to this point.  Over the…

The Intersections of Art and Entrepreneurship with Andy and Dina Thomas Episode 006

    Research has found the arts and culture may play a critical role in attracting and encouraging a creative culture that can foster entrepreneurship and community development momentum. To this point, our guests on the podcast have been people who created businesses around professional services, or commercial products for retail.  This month’s podcast features…

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