Leslie Boney

Leslie Boney is the director of NC State University’s Institute for Emerging Issues.

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Perspective | Coping with COVID-19 reveals serious broadband gaps

Thanks to a stealthy, spiky virus, we’re about to get a nationwide lesson in the challenging state of our broadband...

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Perspective | Addressing future workforce needs… as easy as SCND?

With all of the things we are finding to disagree about in 2020, it’s good to remember that there is...

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Perspective | First in Future: President of Central Piedmont Community College, Dr. Kandi Deitemeyer

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: President and Board Chair of the John M Belk Endowment, MC Belk Pilon

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: Chairman of the Centralina Workforce Board, Reinaldo Panico Peres

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: Mayor of Charlotte Vi Lyles

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: Director of UNC Charlotte Urban Institute Jeff Michael

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte, the First...

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Perspective | First in Future: Dean of Metropolitan College at Johnson C. Smith University, Laura Colson McLean

It’s Charlotte week! In honor of the Institute for Emerging Issues’ October 15 ReCONNECT to Economic Opportunity Forum in Charlotte,...

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First in Future: President of the NC Community College System Peter Hans

What a better way to start our next hundred episodes of First in Future, than talking with someone who is...

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First in Future: Rural Opportunity Institute in Edgecombe County’s Seth Saeugling

As we get closer to our November 27 Forum called ReCONNECT to Community, we wanted to give you a preview...

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Paying Flo forward

I was dragging a load of mangled shutters and twisted aluminum siding to the street at my grandmother’s old house...

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First in Future: Mebane Rash imagines the future with Leslie Boney

The words “public policy” conjure up images in the mind of legislative or municipal hearings or cubes of bureaucrats, but...