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The EDA University Center at Southern University and A&M College- Baton Rouge is housed in the College of Business.The goal of the Center is to expand and revitalize economic development in Louisiana, by providing programs that enhance existing businesses and create new venture opportunities with a special focus on:  Job creation and workforce development, Advancing entrepreneurship and innovation, and Promoting international trade. The Center’s programs align with EDA’s investment priorities by addressing regions that are seeking: Global Competitiveness and Economically Distressed and Underserved Communities. In addition, the Center’s activities will contribute to EDA’s national strategic priorities by increasing access and availability of capital to small, medium-sized and ethnically diverse enterprises, information technology and by engaging in natural disaster mitigation.

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                             Any Question: 

Contact Dr. Donald Andrews at 225-921-389

                    Dr. Sung No at 225-773-8917

"Congratulations on Newly Minted Sustainable Neighborhood Developers: 45"

May 18, 2019

         Applied Research 

"2019 Creating Sustainable Neighborhood 

Developers Program: Mentorship Program"

A Nationally Awarded Program

 Research Report: November 2018

   Part A

   Part B

​​"A Population Survey on Micro and Small Businesses on Harding Blvd, Airline Hwy, and Plank Rd in Baton Rouge, Louisiana,

Sung C. No, Ph.D.

Caldwell                               Concordia                                     East Baton Rouge                              East Carroll                             East Feliciana 

Franklin                                Iberville                                           Livingston                                            Madison                                  Morehouse

Ouachita                              Pointe Coupee                               Richland                                                Tangipahoa                            Tensas 

Union                                     Washington                                    West Baton Rouge                             West Carroll​                           West Feliciana​

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