by Wendy Mihm-Herold, Ph.D.
For the last several years, much has been said about the “Three E’s” of Economic Development, Education, and Employees and how critical it is for all three to work together to move a community forward economically. Although these articles have included examples of partnerships and successes, what I believe is essential to move any project forward are the Three P’s: Passion, Partnerships, and Persistence. These Three P’s are what we at Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) focus on each and every day.
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