Chris Masingill http://redriverradio.org en Delta Regional Authority seeks community-minded leaders for its academy http://redriverradio.org/post/delta-regional-authority-seeks-community-minded-leaders-its-academy <p>The application period has opened for the <a href="http://www.dra.gov/leadership/default.aspx">Delta Leadership Institute’s Executive Academy</a>. It’s a one-year program designed to improve the leadership skills of community-minded decision makers who live in the eight-state Delta region. The program is put on by the Delta Regional Authority. DRA federal co-chairman Chris Masingill said&nbsp;he has&nbsp;about 40 spots to fill, and participants will meet face-to-face&nbsp;during the program in select locations in the Delta, including New Orleans.</p><p><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 13:34:58 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 32447 at http://redriverradio.org Delta Regional Authority seeks community-minded leaders for its academy Federal officials tour Ruston job accelerator http://redriverradio.org/post/federal-officials-tour-ruston-job-accelerator <P>Job creation along the interstate 20 corridor is the focus of a nearly $1 million grant awarded to Louisiana Tech University. Federal officials toured Tech's Enterprise Center and talked about the positive impact of the Rural Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge. Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:36:53 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 15834 at http://redriverradio.org Federal officials tour Ruston job accelerator