A service-learning approach to community economic development: The University of Hartford Micro Business Incubator

Margery Steinberg, Amy L Kenworthy-U'Ren, David Desplaces, Susan Coleman, Robert Golden

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he Upper Albany Micro Business Incubator (MBI) is a service-learning program that brings together university faculty, students, inner city entrepreneurs, and community organizations to create an environment of mutual learning, respect, understanding and collaboration with the aim of community revitalization and economic development. The MBI offers students the opportunity to experience a live case with tangible results. This paper describes a "road map" for launching and manging this type of initiative.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)200-208
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Case Method Research & Application
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006


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