Research and practice shows the single
most important element in strengthening local economies is attracting and
retaining talented individuals. This
requires not only good jobs and schools, but attention to the quality of life
in individual communities. Primacy of Place describes
a community’s strategic decision to dedicate resources to improving life
experiences for residents, businesses and visitors.
Ball State is proud to
support and celebrate Indiana communities that are placing people first. Learn more about our
Primacy of Place Community Awards Program – Read about the accomplishments of our 2014 PoPCAP winners: Riverside Park Amphitheater
in Rushville, Big Four Bridge and Big Four Station in Jeffersonville, Nickel
Plate Arts Initiative in eastern Hamilton/southern Tipton counties and the Read
to Succeed program in Greater Lafayette/Tippecanoe County.
Community Spotlights – Learn from the success
stories of Indiana towns and cities that
are committed to creating a community culture that nurtures wellness,
happiness, and prosperity as a means of attracting and retaining talent.
Primacy of Place Best
Practices Resources – Check out our best practice
resources in six key areas of
Primacy of Place Mailing List - Sign-up for our email list to receive the latest PoP resources and spotlights twice a month.
Is your community doing something exciting to improve quality of
life for residents and attract talent? Let us know about your Primacy of Place efforts or send us a Tweet at @BallStatePoP.
Ball State’s Primary of Place initiative is a
multidisciplinary partnership between:
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