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The Role of Higher Education in Economic & Workforce Development [Part 1 of 2] (2014)




Genre: News, Public Affairs, Panel

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-02-17

Duration: 00:50:15

Subjects: Workforce development | Occupational training | Filmed panel discussions | HIGHER EDUCATION | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT


  • Courtney, Beth Moderator
  • Eysink, Curt Panelist
  • Moret, Stephen Panelist
  • Waguespack, Stephen Panelist
  • Bordelon, Benjamin Panelist


A panel discussion held at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge on February 17, 2014. The panelists are: Curt Eysink, the Executive Director of the Louisiana Workforce Commission; Stephen Moret, the Secretary of the Department of Economic Development; Stephen Waguespack, the President of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry; and Benjamin Bordelon, the CEO of Bollinger Shipyards. They discuss the role of higher education in economic development and work force development. Moderator: Beth Courtney