For CCI, talent retention spells success for local government, nonprofit employers

Author: Erin Blasko

Cci News

When the University of Notre Dame joined with local government, nonprofit and industry partners to form the Bowman Creek Educational Ecosystem, now the Center for Civic Innovation (CCI), the mission was relatively straightforward: engage local leaders and community members to restore Bowman Creek and revitalize the surrounding Southeast Neighborhood in South Bend. 

Eight years later, that mission has evolved to include research and education aimed at understanding and solving a variety of pressing civic and industry issues in South Bend as well as Elkhart with support from the National Science Foundation and others.

At the same time, the center, which is part of the College of Engineering, has become a valuable incubator of talent for the local government and nonprofit sectors, further advancing Notre Dame’s mission to be a powerful means for good in the world.

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