Conference Presentations

VisionFairFaxMason-Community/University Planning Model
The City of Fairfax and George Mason University, in partnership with Northern Virginia Regional Commission, hosted a three day event designed to explore the connectivity, livability and sustainability between Mason and the City’s Historic Downtown. This presentation describes planning process, initial outcomes and next steps.
Washington University’s Neighborhood Liaison Program: Establishing Positive Neighborhood Presence
A presentation about a successful Neighborhood Liaison Initiative at Washington University.
WE ARE ONE: 10 Collaborative CommUniversity Actions for Positive Community Relations
Tempe, Arizona with its population of 161,700 residents is home to the largest university in the nation with an enrollment of 98,000 students. Tempe and Arizona State are sometimes synonymous to most people that live here, given how the university seamlessly comingles within the city. Learn about 10 collaborative actions that promote positive Town and Gown relations from constant communication to welcoming activities to party house suppression.
We've Been Shmacked
We will share the results of the key partnerships’ collaboration and their positive actions that were focused on these two events. Learn more about upcoming initiatives that will be concentrated toward positive outcomes for the “Big 6” weekends.
Wellness Agents: Re-envisioning a collaborative, comprehensive and high-impact community livability, peer wellness program
This presentation will highlight the vision, methodology, and specific example of developing a community livability, peer wellness program - Community Outreach Agents – one of eight content specialization areas that comprise OSU Wellness Agents, an evidence-based peer leadership program designed by OSU Student Health Services. 
West Chester Community Campus Coalition
Learn about the West Chester Community Campus Coalition and their joint initiatives.
What are the Hidden Impacts of Ohio State University and Others on their Local Economy
In the ongoing debate about whether colleges and universities contribute enough to local economies, formal economic impact analyses often use sophisticated models to measure dollar values of regional economic impact and net local fiscal impacts.  Often missing are positive economic impacts related to talent, economic opportunity, property values, vibrant placemaking, and service provision. Drawing from the OSU case, the panel will provide insights about these hidden impacts, including ways to measure and communicate them. Presenters: Lee Huang, Senior Vice President & Principal of Econsult Solutions; Ms. Erin Prosser, Director of Community Development at Campus Partners for Community Urban Redevelopment
What Does Love Have To Do With It? An exploration in developing community-centered social innovation programming at Yale University
What is the role of love in creating, connecting, and catalyzing vibrant town/gown partnership? In this interactive session Marquita Taylor and Onyeka Obiocha of Yale University will present their findings in building innovative programming with and for the New Haven community. Through this workshop, Marquita and Onyeka will introduce a framework to reimagine who and why universities serve as stewards of the communities they call home. Presenters: Onyeka Obiocha, Director of Innovation at Dwight Hall; Marquita Taylor, PhD, Equity Programming at Dwight Hall, Yale’s Center for Public Service and Social Justice
What I've learned from off-campus canvassing in a college community
When there is a complaint about a loud party in the neighborhood, vandalism, and disruptive behavior by students living in a community, how can it be addressed? This presentation will share how Kent State University staff walks door-to-door, to off campus houses rented by students to proactively provide prevention, risk-reduction, safety, and neighborhood relationship-building activities. There have been many learning experiences and road-bumps along the way to share for your educational, practical, and entertainment interests. Presenter: Todd Kamenash, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct, Kent State University
What is Naloxone?
Take time to learn about the drug that has been saving countless lives in Franklin County. Narcan. It is an opioid antagonist that reverses the effects of an overdose. Narcan has been used to save a one month old baby, pregnant women, and more. It is essential to jump starting someone who struggles with addiction into treatment. First Responders in the City of Columbus carry narcan and you can too! Find out how. Presenter: Amy O’Grady, Chief of Addiction Services for City Attorney Zach Klein, oversees the Franklin County Opiate Action Plan
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault
Preventing and Addressing Campus Sexual Misconduct: A Guide for University and College Presidents, Chancellors, and Senior Administrators
Working with the Community During a Disaster: University of Iowa, City of Iowa
Learn about the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Emergency Operations Plan.
World Business Chicago
Jeff Malehorn is the President & CEO of World Business Chicago (WBC), where he is responsible for the attraction, expansion and retention of companies to Chicago. His role includes the overall implementation of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, which was produced by WBC at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s request and is the outline for the city’s overarching economic development efforts.
World Student Housing Report
This is a report by Savills World Research
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