Rural Online Initiative

  Kailey Foster: Recently, the US Economic Development Administration announced that Utah State University's remote online initiative is receiving a $1.1 million Care Act recovery assistance grant as well as other recognitions. Joining me today is Paul Hill, the director of the Remote Online Initiative to talk about these recognitions, and more.  

Being Successful In Remote Work In Rural Utah

Nov 11, 2020
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Shalayne Smith Needham: Since 2018, USU Extension has offered the Rural Online Initiative to help connect residents of rural Utah to jobs. Dr. Paul Hill is the program director for the Rural Online Initiative.

Ongoing Funding For Utah's ROI Program

Feb 26, 2020
Women codiing, Rural Online Initiative training program funding helps Utahns in remote areas gain skills to work from home.
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At a time when general fund money is stretched thin, House Representative Val Potter said ongoing funding will be used to continue to grow the Rural Online Initiative program

A Utah lawmaker has introduced a bill that would create a pilot Utah State University Extension program to help boost employment in rural parts of the state.

Republican State Rep. Michael Noel says the legislation — named the "Rural Online Initiative" — if signed into law by Gov. Gary Herbert, would put rural counties on pace to meet the 25,000 jobs in five years goal proposed last year by the chief executive's office.