Water Cooler Conversation  

We’re launching a pilot project with facilitated conversation specifically for people in the position of Community Relations. The goal will be to create a space to deep dive into shared challenges, successes, triumphs and lessons learned as directed by members of the group. 

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COVID-19 Strains Town-Gown Relations 

Universities that previously cultivated strong campus-community connections are fairing better than their peers. A good town-gown relationship needs to be developed before a cirsis or else you're always in reactive mode. But, there are best practices for town-gown relations that help. 

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Member Spotlight


City, University Collaborate for Electric Scooter Pilot Program 

Electric scooters have started appearing around San Marcos after the city, in collaboration with Texas State University, signed a pilot agreement with Spin electric scooters. The city said Monday that the pilot program established with Spin, “proactively addresses infrastructure limitations due to the restrictions placed on public transit in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and meets a need for additional transportation options following the exit of Veo-Ride bikes from the community in August.” 

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