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The Senior Executive Institute and LEAD have been redesigned to meet the needs of today's local government leaders. Learn more and apply.
Elizabeth Marshall was recently accepted into the Virginia Natural Resources Leadership Institute (VNRLI), a professional development program for emerging leaders.
The Sorensen Institute, LEAD, SEI and Certification are continuing to offer virtual offerings this fall but in-person programs as well.
Senior Demographer Shonel Sen and PhD intern Rebecca Bultman co-authored a new StatChat report that takes a look at the religious makeup of Virginia and its localities.
Molly Harlow is the new Interim Assoc. Director of Leadership Development Programs, Beth Bennett is the new Assoc. Director of Certification Programs and Jennifer Nelson is the Assoc. Director of Membership and Engagement.
In order to successfully transition to renewable energy sources, Virginia will need to plan to meet the substantial growth in electricity demand expected over the next decade.
GO Virginia Region 3 and the Weldon Cooper Center partner to advance economic development in Southern Virginia by expanding resources and the Commonwealth’s network.
The Weldon Cooper Center now offers the SolSmart Program which makes going solar cheaper, easier, and faster for communities across the Commonwealth.
How can Virginia reach its clean energy goals by 2050? This report emphasizes the feasibility of carbon neutrality for Virginia and explores four strategies to get us there.