Adams State offers resources to aid communities, local governments


By Julie Waechter

Special to The SUN

Adams State University offers the expertise of its faculty to assist communities and local governments in a number of realms, from agribusiness and government internships to dropout prevention and strategic planning.

A resource guide was produced in cooperation with the Colorado Municipal League. It is available online at

“Adams State University values our relationship to the communities we serve. We believe by working together we can leverage limited resources to help us all to grow and to prosper. This Resource Guide provides a foundation to strengthen our ties and to clearly exhibit our commitment to be a good community partner,” said Adams State President Beverlee J. McClure. “We welcome you to use these resources, just as we welcome you to our campus. If you think there may be an opportunity to work collaboratively, I invite you to contact the individuals listed to share in a conversation. By working together locally, we can be more competitive globally.”

Sam Mamet, executive director of the Colorado Municipal League, said, “Adams State has been a part of the San Luis Valley and our great state for a very long time, and so has The Colorado Municipal League. Both organizations strive to develop effective partnerships and support collaboration. The mission of both our organizations is to serve and inform. Higher education and the interests of community leaders go hand in hand. This is why this resource guide is so important and why the league is pleased to be associated with it and with Adams State University.”

Topics on which Adams State faculty can provide guidance include the following:

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