"The University of Minnesota, Morris Center for Small Towns (CST) is a community outreach program that serves as a point of entry to the resources of the University of Minnesota. Small towns, local units of government, K-12 schools, nonprofit organizations, and other University units are able to utilize CST’s resources as they work on rural issues or make contributions to rural society" (Center for Small Towns). For more information, see the Center for Small Towns website.
Benjamin Winchester, Jeff Janca, Chelsey Albrecht, Amanda Jacobson, and Sungmin Hong
In 2004, the Center for Small Towns worked with the City of Milan and the Community Assistantship program through the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs to research the level of need/demand for bringing a senior care facility to the city of Milan, MN,as well as to provide recommendations about future developments.
Benjamin Winchester and Luke Vanasse
The goal of the University of Minnesota Morris Extension Service and University of Minnesota Morris Community Connection project was to develop and test a model of collaboration to connect the University of Minnesota Extension Service programs with the University of Minnesota Morris resources in order to strengthen the connections and relationships between University and Community.