Appalachian Regional Commission

Governor takes COVID-19 message to Appalachia

BY: - November 17, 2020

Over the past month, Gov. Mike DeWine has toured various parts of Ohio to warn about the spread of COVID-19 and encourage residents of each region to continue abiding by safety guidelines. On Monday, DeWine traveled to Huntington and Wheeling, West Virginia to address media outlets there which serve residents living in southern and eastern […]

COVID-19 in Appalachia: Testing slow, but coming to Southeast Ohio

BY: - April 7, 2020

Note: This is the second story in a series detailing the effects of COVID-19 on Appalachian Ohio and how local residents, businesses and health professionals are responding to best serve their region. Check back this week for the rest of the series. Coronavirus has made its way to almost all of Ohio’s 88 counties, but […]

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Entrepreneurship/STEM programs announced for Appalachian students

BY: - February 10, 2020

A free program to support Ohio students in Appalachia study STEM and entrepreneurship is opening its application period. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, announced the application periods on Friday for the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy and the Appalachian Region Commission/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Summer STEM Program. STEM stands for science, technology, […]