Pennsylvania, Penn State and the Sponsoring Organizations can Expect:

  1. An ever-widening base of support and leadership for resolving rural public issues and improving Pennsylvania’s rural communities.
  2. Increased awareness of the University’s research efforts and educational programming activities.
  3. Improved diversification of funding support for research and educational needs in the area of rural-urban public issues.
  4. Enhanced knowledge of local and state government services and the skills needed to impact public policy.
  5. Former fellows to continue supporting the RULE program by generating community and/or financial resources for future programming activities, serving as members of the RULE Advisory Board, participating in alumni events, and volunteering for committees.