Catch Up With Chuck

 

Welcome to Catch Up With Chuck, a Facebook Live series with Rural Futures Institute Founding Executive Director Chuck Schroeder.

Airing most Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. (CST) on RFI’s Facebook Page, Chuck uses this time to discuss critical rural topics and the latest about RFI while answering viewers’ questions. Guests will join him on a regular basis.

 

Episodes

Episode 26 | Serviceship 2018 | May 17, 2018

Chuck checks in with two RFI Serviceship students for updates on their summer 2018 course!

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Episode 24 | Entrepreneurial Opportunity-Building | Apr. 26, 2018

In this episode, Chuck is joined by Bill Udell of Don’t Panic Labs, a corporate innovation company based in Nebraska.

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Episode 22 | Crossing Cultural Divides | Apr. 12, 2018

In this episode, Chuck will be joined by community leader and RFI-funded project participant Gladys Godinez.

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Episode 20 | Creating The Future For Rural | Mar. 29, 2018

Chuck is joined by Microsoft GM Shelley McKinley to discuss the future of rural through innovation and technology.

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Episode 18 | Rural Economic Development | Mar. 15, 2018

In this episode, Chuck is joined by David Rippe, Director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development.

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Episode 16 | Innovation in Education | Mar. 1, 2018

Chuck is joined by Tiffany Heng-Moss, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

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Episode 14 | NU Leadership Focuses on Rural | Feb. 15, 2018

Chuck is joined by Michael Boehm, Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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Episode 12 | Diversity in Rural Communities | Feb. 1, 2018

In this episode Chuck is joined by RFI Fellow Athena Ramos to discuss inclusion and diversity in rural communities.

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Episode 10 | Entrepreneurship in the Rural Future | Jan. 18, 2018

In this episode Chuck is joined by RFI Fellow Bob Stowell to discuss rural community development and entrepreneurship.

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Episode 8 | 2018 Plans | Dec. 21, 2017

RFI Founding Executive Director Chuck Schroeder announces his plans to retire in June 2018, some of the plans for the Institute.

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Episode 6 | Student Leadership Development | Dec. 7, 2017

Chuck is joined by Lindsay Hastings, Director of the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, to discuss student leadership development.

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Episode 4 | Minorities in Rural | Nov. 16, 2017

Chuck is joined by sociologist Kirk Dombrowski, PI on a RFI-Funded Research Project focused on minorities in rural communities.

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Episode 2 | RFI Student Serviceship Q&A | Nov. 2, 2017

In this episode Chuck is joined by Emily Coffey, RFI Student Serviceship alum and senior pre-law student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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Episode 25 | Attracting the Rural Creative Class | May 3, 2018

In this episode, Chuck is joined by UNL College of Architecture professor Stacy Spale and one of her students Kenzie Klein.

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Episode 23 | High-Touch Entrepreneurship | Apr. 19, 2018

In this episode, Chuck is joined by Engler Entrepreneur Brooke Lehman, founder of Dwell Dinner & Co.

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Episode 21 | Connecting Rural and Urban | Apr. 5, 2018

Chuck goes live from Tufts University in Boston, Mass., with associate professor Tim Griffin and graduate student Kelly Kundratic.

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Episode 19 | Developing Student Potential | Mar. 22, 2018

In this episode of, we are joined by RFI Fellow Reshell Ray who serves as the Associate Director of Student Involvement.

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Episode 17 | Creating Rural Opportunities | Mar. 8, 2018

Chuck is joined by University of Nebraska student Shelby Riggs who has participated in Engler Entrepreneurship and RFI Serviceship.

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Episode 15 | Building a Thriving Rural Community | Feb. 22, 2018

Chuck is joined by rural entrepreneur, Harry Knobbe of West Point, Neb., who believes in investing in the future of his community.

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Episode 13 | The Future of Rural Leadership | Feb. 8, 2018

Chuck is joined by two Engler Entrepreneurship students, Matt and Joe Brugger, who are passionate about their rural hometown.

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Episode 11 | Building Hope in Native Communities | Jan. 25, 2018

Chuck is joined by the Executive Director of the Nebraskan Commission on Indian Affairs, Judi Gaiashkibos, who is a leader on Native issues.

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Episode 9 | Sparking Change in Rural America | Jan. 4, 2018

Chuck is joined by tech start-up CEO Brent Comstock to talk about what it takes to create a culture of entrepreneurship in rural communities.

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Episode 7 | Building Small Business Success | Dec. 14, 2017

In this episode Chuck is joined by RFI Fellow, Catherine Lang, to discuss business start ups, business transition and broadband.

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Episode 5 | Rural Entrepreneurship | Nov. 30, 2017

Chuck is joined by Tom Field, Director of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program, to discuss rural entrepreneurship.

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Episode 3 | Rural Health Care Access | Nov. 9, 2017

In this episode Chuck discusses rural health care with Marty Fattig, Nemaha County Hospital CEO and RFI Community Innovation Fellow.

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Episode 1 | Introduction | Oct. 19, 2017

In this episode Chuck discusses the recent evolution of RFI’s mission, purpose and efforts going forward. Mission details >>>

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Questions? Contact Theresa Klein.