SIU in the Delta
Robyn Laur Russell Graduates from Delta Leadership Institute
Robyn Laur Russell graduated from the 2013-2014 Delta Leadership Institute class sponsored by the Delta Regional Authority on Thursday, September 9th, 2014, in Little Rock, Arkansas, at The Old Statehouse Capital. Russell is serving as the Director of the Center for Delta Studies at SIU and serves as Director of Business Development and International Trade in SIU Carbondale’s Office of Economic and Regional Development.
Russell is a two-degree graduate of SIU and an ardent Saluki. She works intensively with small businesses and entrepreneurs in the region and oversees the International Trade Center. A native of Du Quoin, Illinois, she represents OERD on the Du Quoin Chamber of Commerce and the Perry County CEO program.
Delta Leadership Network at SIU
Russell joins Kim Sanders, Director of the Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development with the SIU School of Medicine, who graduated in the class of 2011-2012.