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.



Episode 8 | Rural Economic Development | Dec. 14, 2017

Coming soon!




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 9 | Community Development in Rural | Dec. 20, 2017

Coming soon!




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.