Professor Steve Virgil appointed to board of directors at the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship

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Professor Steve Virgil was recently appointed to the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship‘s board of directors.

“We are excited to add Steve’s academic and legal experience and energy to the governance of the Center,” said Deborah Markley, Managing Director of the Center. “We look forward to working more closely with him over the next year.”

The Center for Rural Entrepreneurship is a non-profit helps communities throughout the U.S. and Canada build a prosperous future by supporting business, social and civic entrepreneurs. They work in partnership with communities to provide research-based, asset-focused, comprehensive and customized economic development strategies emphasizing entrepreneurship.

Steve Virgil is the Executive Director of Experiential Education and formerly served as founding Director of the Law School’s Community Law Clinic and Clinical Professor. He has practiced law for nearly 20 years with an emphasis on community economic development and the nonprofit sector.  His clients include nonprofit organizations of all sizes and scope, from neighborhood associations to major private foundations and he maintains an active pro bono public interest litigation practice.  He teaches courses on community economic development, poverty and the nonprofit sector.