Conference Presentations

Traffic Safety and Alcohol Regulation
This report reviews the most promising strategies in alcohol regulation.
Transformative Partnerships: Realigning Campus Resources to Attain Higher Standards of Neighborhood Livability
Uniquely positioned in the Office of the Dean of Students, the Substance Abuse Prevention Program and the student CommUniversity Program join together to address the root cause of these issues by empowering students to become active participants in the community, creating partnerships with community organizations that build and improve relationships, and utilizing evidence-based strategies to transform neighborhood livability.
Transforming an All-American City into a Knowledge Town
This multi- media presentation shows how traditional partners (and some rivals) created a shared vision and ushered in a period of unprecedented growth that already includes two new downtown hotels, a business incubator, a high-tech start-up, five restaurants, four dorms and a new athletic complex.
Transforming Municipalities Through Student Partnerships
How a student partnership helped bring about a positive change in municipality.
Transforming The Perception – How The University Of Ottawa Successfully Changed The Dialogue: Promoting The Social And Economic Value Of Its Students To Its Neighbouring Communities
In this session you will learn how uOttawa successfully added 1400 beds off-campus (opening 4 new residences) in the span of 24 months with the support of its neighbouring communities and transformed the perception of what it is like to be uOttawa's neighbour.
Transforming The Riverfront In Eugene, Oregon – A City And University Partnership
The presentation will include a history of the city and university’s connections to the riverfront, a summary of complex values and concerns community members express about riverfront development and how these concerns and values have been incorporated into the planning process.
U District Next: A Community Conversation
Learn about the University District Livability Partnerships at the City of Seattle and University of Washington.
UB Home Program
To encourage home ownership and help support stabilization and revitalization in and around the South Campus, the University at Buffalo is offering the UB H.O.M.E. (Home Ownership Made Easy) program to full-time faculty and staff.
UMass, community coalition looks to Fort Collins, Colorado, program for registering off-campus parties
Learn about party registration and how Fort Collins, Colorado and CSU register parties to control noise and improve quality of life in nearby neighborhoods and why Amherst and UMass are launching a similar problem.
UMASS/Town of Amherst Housing & Economic Development Plan
Preliminary recommendations for UMass Amherst and Town of Amherst by U3 Advisors.
UMass/Town of Amherst Housing and Economic Development Report
A narrative that consolidates U3 Advisors plan for housing and economic development
Underage and High-risk Student Drinking: Campus/Community Focus on Proven Solutions
Every 2 years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors national Town Hall Meetings (THMs) to educate communities about underage drinking and mobilize them around its prevention.
Understanding Campus And Community Relationships
Understanding Campus and Community Relations through Marriage and Family Metaphors: A Town Gown Typology
Understanding Campus and Community Relationships Through Marriage and Family Metaphors - A Town-Gown Typology
In this article we argue that the scholarship on marriages and families provides invaluable insights into town-gown relationships. We use four case examples to illustrate the application of the typological structure, and these examples are followed by a discussion of implications for leadership on both sides of the town-gown relationship.
University Cities and What We Can Learn from Them
College towns that have grown up to become University Cities possess unique characteristics that make them a truly distinct species of city, one that is poised to flourish in the knowledge economy, where investment and jobs follow talent rather than the other way around. This session will explore what that means from both city and university perspectives.
University of Delaware Campus Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Strategic Plan May 2015
Learn how the University of Delaware Campus Coalition for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention developed a plan for reducing high-risk drinking among all UD students.
University of Georgia Archway Partnership: Connecting higher education resources to community identified needs and opportunities through strategic partnerships, stakeholder investment (MOU), and public service and outreach across the state
University of Georgia Archway Partnership: Connecting higher education resources to community identified needs and opportunities through strategic partnerships, stakeholder investment (MOU), and public service and outreach across the state. Presenter: Sharon A. Liggett, MPA, Operations Coordinator, Archway Partnership, University of Georgia
University of Massachusetts and the Town of Amherst: A Safer Community Through Partnership
This report provides a summary of large crowd disturbances at celebratory events on and off-campus and recommended best practices in the prevention, management and response efforts for UMass Amherst and Town stakeholders.
University of St. Thomas 2012-13 Neignborhood Initiatives
In accordance with the university vision of responsible engagement with the local community, St. Thomas continues to refine its neighborhood initiative plan with the goals of reducing neighborhood disturbances and providing a quick and certain response to identified problems.
Use of Policy, Education, and Enforcement to Reduce Binge Drinking Among University Students: The NU Directions Project
This paper describes a program, conducted over a 5-year period, that effectively reduced heavy drinking and alcohol related harms among university students.
Using Innovation and Technology to Improve City Services
In this report, Professor Greenberg examines a dozen cities across the United States that have award-winning reputations for using innovation and technology to improve the services they provide to their residents.
Using Youth Performance Art as Civic Intervention on Divisive Issues
The Groovy Projects and the culmination of the project with the We Are Not Our Crime Rate video, an original youth- produced, performing arts project, inspired by a struggle for peace and self- identity among the youth in Flint Michigan. Get techniques for encouraging dialogue on divisive issues and explore credible approaches and doable methods to produce positive social impacts.
VEISHEA 2014 Task Force
VEISHEA, one of the nation's largest student-organized festivals and one of Iowa State's oldest most cherished traditions, has also experienced celebratory riots-affected by alcohol use and abuse. This report summarizes the history of the events and recommendations by a Task Force for reducing the probability of future disturbances.
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.
Waterloo Town Gown Committee
Documentation on the structure and mission of the multi-agency Waterloo Town and Gown Committee.
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.
West Chester Community Campus Coalition
Learn about the West Chester Community Campus Coalition and their joint initiatives.
West Philadelphia Initiatives: A Case in Urban Revitalization
This publication describes how the University of Pennsylvania organized and implemented an ambitious policy designed to stimulate neighborhood reinvestment in West Philadelphia, where the University campus is located.
West Summit Neighborhood Advisory Committee
An Agreement approved on August 11, 2004, by the Saint Paul City Council on the University of St. Thomas' proposal to redevelop two Summit Avenue blocks includes a condition to establish an advisory council compromising neighborhood organizations and the university.
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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