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Facilitation Center Completes Project in Southern New Mexico

CAASNM Community Forum

The Facilitation Center at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) just completed a seven month project with the Community Action Agency of Southern New Mexico (CAASNM) to conduct their 2018 Community Needs Assessment and facilitate the development of their 2018-2023 strategic plan.  CAASNM’s mission is to partner with New Mexicans to overcome adversity by connecting communities, encouragi



Together Lexington, a group of community leaders in Fayette County, enlisted the Facilitation Center at Eastern Kentucky University to support Courageous Conversations, an effort to build trust and goodwill among all Lexington citizens.  According to Carla Blanton, project manager for Together Lexington, “[The Center's] expertise and advice resulted in meaningful, honest and cour

"An Interactive Way to Learn Immediate Skills"

A dozen professionals recently completed our Meeting Management and Facilitation Skills training.  These men and women from diverse professional backgrounds came from across the country to strengthen their meeting facilitation skills.

BGWIB: An Exciting Combination of Vision and Action

“At the Center, we believe in the saying, ‘vision without action is a daydream, action without vision is a nightmare’,” said Karen Russell, director of the Facilitation Center.  The combination of vision and action is part of the reason why it was such a pleasure working with the Bluegrass Workforce Investment Board (BGWIB) on their strategic plan.&n

Facilitation Center Featured in Kentucky Law Enforcement

In February, the Facilitation Center had the pleasure of conducting a training for the Criminal Justice Executive Development (CJED) Course on facilitation and creative thinking.

2012 Training Schedule Announced

The Facilitation Center is excited to announce our 2012 training schedule.  We shook up our regular line-up of trainings and added new topics and a new session.  We've even added some new supplemental materials, such as storboarding supplies for participants in the Advanced Facilitation Workshop, giving them the tools they need to immediately start facilitating. 

New Facilitation Training Generates Excitement

“The Facilitation Center’s Meeting Management & Facilitation Skills Workshop has always been an opportunity to learn how to plan and facilitate productive meetings, that people actually enjoy, but this year’s workshop exceeded our expectations,” said Center director Karen Russell.

Russell Selected to Serve on IAF Chapter Board

Karen Russell, Facilitation Center Director, was recently selected to serve as a founding board member for the Sullivan University C

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