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Monday, May 20, 2019

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Conference Registration-HUB-Robeson Center
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM: Breakfast: Alumni Hall-HUB-Robeson Center
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM: *Opening Remarks and Keynote Speaker-Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts
Dr. Eric J. Barron, The Pennsylvania State University President
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM: Session 1
Track 1: Fabulous Flops-232A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Pitfalls and Successes - Addressing the serious impacts of State Patty’s Day, a social media organized student drinking event at Penn State/State College: Presenters: Damon Sims, Vice President for Student Affairs; The Pennsylvania State University; Tom Fountaine, Borough Manager; Tom King, Assistant Manager for Public Safety, State College, PA
Track 3: Telling Your Town Gown Story When You Hit the National News-232B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Crisis Management and the Town-Gown Story:  A Case Study at Michigan State University: Presenters: Janet Lillie, Assistant Vice President for Community Relations; Suchitra Webster, Community Liaison, Michigan State University
*Track 4: Dissecting the Impacts of Alcohol And Other Drugs In Our Communities-134 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Targeting Alcohol Use and Abuse to Reduce Crime in a University Town: Presenters: Police officers James Dodge, Trevor Anderson and Luke Thomas, Community Livability Unit, Corvallis Police Department
Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-233A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Courageous and Civil Dialogue Projects at Three Jesuit Universities: Presenters: Rana Altenburg, Vice President for Public Affairs, Marquette University; Julie Schumacher Cohen, Director of Community and Government Relations at The University of Scranton; Summur Roberts, Director of Community Engagement in the Office of Civic Engagement, Loyola University Chicago
*Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-131 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
A Sustainable Town Gown Established through Shared Interest and Collaborative Planning: Presenters: David Mihalyov, Vice President for University Relations at The College at Brockport, State University of New York; Rachel Kluth, Assistant to the Superintendent for Secondary Instruction, Brockport Central School District 
*Track 6: Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-233B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Scooting to Class: Working through the Deployment of Electric Scooters in Town-Gown Communities: Presenters: Mayor Steve Patterson, Associate Professor of Health Psychology, Ohio University; Kate Rousmaniere, Professor at Miami University and Mayor, City of Athens; Andrew B. Stone, Service Safety Director, Athens, Ohio; Austin Marshburn, Head of University Partnerships for Bird
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Affinity Space for People of Color-Hetzel Lounge in the HUB-Robeson Center
The Host Committee and ITGA are hosting the 2nd Annual Affinity Space for attendees who identify as People of Color. Facilitated by John Mejia, from University of Vermont's Office of Student & Community Relations, this affinity space is meant to give People of Color attending ITGA space to get to know each other, to have frank conversations about how race shows up in the workplace and in their town-gown relationships, and to share strategies for dealing with the racism they encounter. All participants of the Affinity Space must self-identify as persons of color.
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM: Session 2
Track 1: Fabulous Flops-232A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
The Evolution of Cornell’s Local Economic Reporting: From Useless to Essential: Presenters: Gary Stewart, Associate Vice President for Cornell Community Relations; Kate Supron, Campus Community Liaison for Cornell Community Relations
Track 4: Dissecting the Impacts of Alcohol And Other Drugs In Our Communities-131 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
PLCB working for Pennsylvania: Presenters: Sheryl Laffey, Western Region RAMP Supervisor; Kayleigh Evans, Alcohol Education Specialist Supervisor, Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
*Track 4: Dissecting the Impacts of Alcohol And Other Drugs In Our Communities-233B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
A Discussion of Best Practices for Town Gown Initiatives: How to Implement In Large-Scale and Small-Scale Communities: Presenters: Thomas J. Fountaine, Borough Manager, State College; Jim McGee, Director for Wellness, Clarion University 
Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-134 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Strategic Community Policing: Presenters: Tricia Knoles, Community Resource Officer, Kent State Police Department; Mike Lewis, Administrative Lieutenant, City of Kent Police Department
*Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-232B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
The geographies of town and gown and lessons for policies and practices: from Clemson to New York City: Presenters: Darren Smith, Professor of Geography at Loughborough, and Hunan University, China; Michael Fox, Professor of Geography & Environment, Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada 
*Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-233A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Rev-Up MKE: From Shark-Tank to Storefront: Presenters: Kelsey Otero, Associate Director, Social Innovation; Rana H. Altenburg, Vice President for Public Affairs, Marquette University
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM: Lunch and Moderated Discussion-Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson Center
Track 2: Fraternity and Sorority Life-It’s Complicated

John Hechinger, Senior Editor at Bloomberg News and author of True Gentleman, The Broken Pledge of American Fraternities; Jayne Brownell, Vice President for Student Affairs, Miami University; Dave O’Guinn, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Indiana University; Moderator – Damon Sims, Vice President for Student Affairs, Penn State University

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM: *Mobile Session (Must pre-register)
Track 1: Fabulous Flops
Abstract
A Flourishing Entrpreneurial EcosystemPresenters: Jason Huber, Entrepreneurial Cog Coordinator; Kyle Emmett, a Penn State graduate; Spud Marshall, Cultivator of Changemaker Communities 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Session 3
Track 2: Fraternity and Sorority Life-It’s Complicated-233A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Trends in Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Impact of Reform Measures: Presenters: Dr. Steve Veldkamp, Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs; Dr. Adam Christensen, Director of Student Affairs Research and Assessment, The Pennsylvania State University
Track Number 3 - Telling Your Town Gown Story When You Hit The National News-232B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
The Secret Life of Students; strange tales of student life, how off-campus cultures create local and national headlines and what we can do to negate the effects: Presenters: Cooper Healey, Manager of Manchester Student Homes; Poppy Humphrey, Off Campus Student Affairs Officer
Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-131 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
SLO Solutions: Conflict Resolution in a College Town: Presenters: Samantha Watkins, Director of Creative Mediation at Wilshire Community Services, San Luis Obispo; Christine Wallace, Neighborhood Outreach Manager, San Luis Obispo Police Department 
*Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-232A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Enhancing the University Community Through Inclusive Outreach Efforts: Presenters: Alison Bracewell McCullick, Director of Community Relations; Alton M. Standifer, Director of New Student Orientation, Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions, University of Georgia
Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-233B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Lions Clubs International Campus Clubs: How to build campus and community partnerships through service: Presenters: Past International Director Jerome Thompson; New Campus Club Consultant Paul Baker; Campus Club Program Specialist Roxanne Stec 
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM: Session 4
Track 1: Fabulous Flops-131 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Pobody’s Nerfect: Learn from my mistakes…please! Presenter:Todd Kamenash, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct, Kent State University
Track 4: Dissecting the Impacts of Alcohol And Other Drugs In Our Communities-232B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
The More the Merrier: Collaborative Approaches to Reducing Substance Misuse among College Students: Presenter: Cindy Clouner, Managing Director, Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery, The Ohio State University
*Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-134 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Amplifying Underrepresented Voices through Planning, Programs, Public Art and Placemaking: Catalyzing campus and community conversations with engagement and creativity: Presenters: Krisan Osterby, ASLA, Campus Planning Leader; Linsey Graff, Planner, DLR Group
*Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-233B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
LION: Living In One Neighborhood by Integrating Penn State Students into the State College Community: Presenters: Molly Nulty, Assistant Director of Welcome Programs, Penn State Student Orientation and Transition Programs; Kevin Kassab, Community Engagement Manager;  Autumn Busbee, Community Engagement Specialist, State College Borough Community Engagement Office; Heidi Wrights, Financial Center Community Manager for PSECU’s downtown State College location
Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-232A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Connecting Community for Kids: Presenter: Melissa Strovers, Program and Communication Manager, Grinnell College; Janet Stutz, Superintendent, Grinnell-Newburg School District
Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-233A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Campus West Connections: a Town-Gown Experiment with 20 Years of Experience: Presenters: Jenn Rieskamp, Community Liaison between the City of Fort Collins and Colorado State University (CSU); Jeannie Ortega, Director of Off-Campus Life; Aileen Weed, Assistant Director of Student Conduct Services, Colorado State University; Jerry Schiager, Lieutenant at Fort Collins Police Services; Marcy Yoder, Manager, Neighborhood Services at the City of Fort Collins
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM: Session 5
*Track 4: Dissecting the Impacts of Alcohol And Other Drugs In Our Communities-233A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Can Good Fences Make Better Neighbors:  Environmental Change to Reduce Underage Drinking: Presenters: Officer Bill Laramee, Neighborhood Liaison Officer, Town of Amherst; Ian Cyr, Deputy Chief, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Track 5: Elevating Social Justice and Civility to Enhance Our Environments-131 HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Communities of Faith: Promoting and Supporting Religious Literacy on Campus: Presenters: Kerri Willson, Director; Caryn Washington, Assistant Director; Phillip Chambers, Associate Director, Off-Campus Living and Community Partnerships, Rutgers University- New Brunswick; Marlise Correa, Community Police Officer, Rutgers University Police Department
*Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-232A HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
The Blueprint: Establishing a Functional Town and Gown Advisory Board: Presenter: Randall Edouard, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Dean of Students
Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-232B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
Building Common Ground:  Students & Communities Living and Working Together: Presenter: Dr. Lawanda Dockins-Mills, Associate Dean of Students, Salisbury University 
*Track 6: Enhancing Quality of Life in Our Towns Through Sustainable Planning and Efforts-233B HUB-Robeson Center
Abstract
A Vision of the Healthiest College Town in America: Presenters: Jessica Greene, Enjoy Oxford, Oxford Ohio; Kate Rousmaniere, Mayor, City of Oxford Ohio, and professor, Miami University, Oxford Ohio
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Reception at Beaver Stadium
Join us at one of the nation’s premiere football venues for a lively and enjoyable reception and dinner at the Mount Nittany Club in Beaver Stadium. Home to the Nittany Lions, Beaver Stadium can hold over 106,000 fans and visitors.  You will have a chance to go into the stadium and overlook the field while also enjoying beautiful views of Mount Nittany from the valley. Come network with your colleagues while enjoying food, wine, beer, entertainment, and Penn State Creamery Ice Cream! The networking reception will be held Monday, May 20th, from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Conference registration covers the cost of the reception and you do not need to register for this event.