[Guest Blog] What It’s Like to Graduate in 2020

Posted on May 20, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Guest Blog, News.

Ever wondered what it’s like to graduate college in the middle of the pandemic? Today, our Marketing Intern Caitlin Propheter, 2020 Graduate of Virginia Tech, is sharing her personal perspective on graduating in the midst of COVID, as well as tips for graduates seeking their first post-college job or internship at this time. ***** Finishing …

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A website all EDOs & community leaders should know about right now

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Economic Development, News, Websites.

Recently, I wrote a guest post for RestoreYourEconomy.org, a project funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and managed by the International Economic Development Council. RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders who are seeking to rebuild their local economies after an economic disruption, such as the one we are currently …

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Navigating work and life changes due to the Coronavirus

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, News.

In addition to the health concerns of the coronavirus, one of the biggest challenges is how it is disrupting work and family life. Businesses are having employees begin working from home. Schools and universities sent kids home to take their classes virtually. As parents, not only do we have to navigate potential changes to our …

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