ARC Announces $3.3 Million to Continue Economic Growth in Regionís Coal-Impacted Communities|
On February 12, 2020, ARC announced $3.3 million in investments to continue supporting economic diversification in the Regionís coal-impacted communities through the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Initiative.
ARC Accepting Applications for Summer Study Programs in Entrepreneurship and STEM for Regionís Middle and High School Students|
ARC is accepting applications for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and for the ARC/ORNL Summer STEM Program in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Each program is a free immersive learning experience specifically for the Regionís high school and/or middle school students, and includes room and board, transportation, activity fees, and student stipends.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Named 2020 Appalachian Regional Commission Statesí Co-Chair|
Chosen by his fellow Appalachian governors to serve as the Commission's 2020 states' co-chair, DeWine will work directly with the ARC federal co-chair in this leadership role to continue the agency's commitment to economic growth in the 13-state Appalachian Region.