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Latah County welcomes digital literacy coordinator to bridge the digital divide

Oct. 2, 2023 | Big Country News

“University of Idaho Extension’s Digital Economy Program is placing AmeriCorps members across the state to meet community members where they live and to deliver resources and training to empower Idahoans to participate in an increasingly digital society. Local resident Kylie Holveck will serve Latah County as a digital literacy coordinator, working alongside the Latah coalition, to improve digital access and opportunity in the county...”

Through Digital Economy Program, UI Extension empowers rural residents to stay in communities

Sept. 4, 2023 | Idaho Capital Sun

“With support from the Idaho Legislature, the Digital Economy Program helps Idaho residents gain the skills and knowledge to be successful in a virtual career.”

University of Idaho Extension begins work-from-home training program

Jan. 10, 2023 | Idaho Business Review

“More and more employees are looking for work-from-home options and employers are rising to meet that demand. To help ensure people get the training they need to make the work-from-home setup a success, the University of Idaho Extension recently launched a Digital Economy Program that focuses on computer and remote work skill development and e-commerce training for small businesses.”

New UI Extension program helps rural residents work from home, businesses tap digital markets

Nov. 5, 2022 | Local News 8

“University of Idaho Extension is out with a new program that the school said will prepare Idahoans and communities to take advantage of the digital economy and the opportunities that will be available,” Lewin said.

University of Idaho rolls out program to help rural residents work from home

Nov. 4, 2022 | By Glenn Vaagen, Pacific Northwest Ag Network

“University of Idaho Extension is out with a new program that the school said will prepare Idahoans and communities to take advantage of the digital economy and the opportunities that will be available.”

University of Idaho digital course offered for at-home businesses

Oct. 25, 2022 | The Lewiston Tribune

“A new University of Idaho Extension program aims to strengthen rural communities by teaching Idaho residents computer skills needed to work remotely and helping small businesses engage in a growing digital economy.”

UI Extension program helps rural residents work from home

Oct. 24, 2022 | Post Register

“Many people, especially rural and minority individuals, are inadequately prepared to capture opportunities emerging from digitalization. Digital divides, differences in digital readiness and the high concentration of digital market power all point to the need for effective technical assistance efforts and better learning opportunities for disadvantaged groups to ensure that minorities and rural residents are prepared to lead and thrive in today’s economy.”

University of Idaho digital course offered for businesses

Oct. 22, 2022 | Moscow-Pullman Daily News

“A new University of Idaho Extension program aims to strengthen rural communities by teaching Idaho residents computer skills needed to work remotely and helping small businesses engage in a growing digital economy.”

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