Conference Presentations

Building Common Ground: Students & Communities Living and Working Together
Building Common Ground: Students & Communities Living and Working Together
Building It Together - Off-Campus Living and Community Policing
This presentation shares the innovative approach taken at Rutgers University to community policing and the art of being a good neighbor.    
Building Partnerships with Purpose: Opportunity through Real Estate Collaboration
Two case studies—the “Creative Campus” in Columbus, Ohio (Columbus State and partners) and the Dayton Fairgrounds in Dayton, Ohio (University of Dayton and Premier Health)—will support an interactive session on how institutions can work with partners to undertake collaborative real estate planning that advances their missions.
Building Resilience on Campus and in the Community
This session focuses on building resilience with particular attention to recovery – what it takes to restart a college after a traumatic event and regain momentum and commitment to student success, completion, and equity.
Building Strategy for Campus Relations: The Building Blocks, The Partners, and The Successes
Learn how one higher education institution changed its outlook on community/campus relations, how they strategized a corporate wide approach, and the successes and budget savvy ideas they have had related to campus relations across 50 different campuses.
Building Together - How the right Partnership Built a Pavilion
In rural Hays, Kansas, university students have not only designed but also BUILT a beautiful 40’ x 80’ open air pavilion in our Downtown. Thanks to persistence and strong partnerships we have a popular gathering place for our community. Students provide opportunity, excitement, and innovation to our city.
Building Understanding: Town and Gown Perceptions through the Media Lens
This workshop focuses on the value of fostering proactive and positive relationships with news outlets to enhance understanding between town and gown partners, as both work to embrace the presence of a student population grappling with what it means to be an adult.
Bursting the Campus Bubble: Transforming Perceptions and Building Student-Community Partner Relationships through the KC Immersion Program
The Kansas City Immersion program at Rockhurst University addresses the need for students to develop a deeper understanding for better interpersonal relations with neighbors in adjoining neighborhoods and communities as well as developing an understanding of local social justice issues.
But We're Still Dealing with Alcohol
The Importance of Town/Gown Partnerships in Best Practices in Preventing High Risk Alcohol Use and Responding to Cannabis in a Changing Legal Climate
Campus 2.0: A New Approach to University-City Partnerships
This presentation shares a new model for town-gown planning that is called Campus 2.0.
Campus and Community Evidence-based Solutions to Underage and Harmful Drinking Prevention
Every two years, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) sponsors Communities Talk: Town Hall Meetings to Prevent Underage Drinking to educate communities about underage drinking and mobilize them around prevention.
Campus Master Planning: From Public Review to Public Benefits
University officials, a representative from the District of Columbia Office of Planning, a developer, and neighbor discuss the evolving process and network of relationships that can result in an authentic town-gown synergy beneficial to both the academy and the community.
Campus West Connections: a Town-Gown Experiment with 20 Years of Experience
Campus West Connections: a Town-Gown Experiment with 20 Years of Experience
Can Good Fences Make Better Neighbors: Environmental Change to Reduce Underage Drinking
Can Good Fences Make Better Neighbors: Environmental Change to Reduce Underage Drinking
Catalyzing Town-Gown Engagement by Utilizing the Arts
The Arts, in all its forms, and especially campus arts deployed effectively, is a critical tool for fostering enhanced + productive town-gown relations. Precedents, projects, and protocols discussed via case studies will enable attendees to understand trends in strategic placemaking and the arts.
City in the age of COVID-19
City in the age of COVID-19
Civility Report Results: Collaboration Leads to Measurable Success
2016 Larry Abernathy Award recipients, the Neighborhood Wellness Community Civility Working Group was a collaborative effort between the City of San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly State University, Cuesta College and residents of the community.
Clemson University & City of Clemson - A Case Study in Collaboration
Learn about numerous initiatives that highlight the long-standing partnerships between the city and university in terms of law enforcement, public transportation and sustainability, and the implications for alcohol, drugs, and off-campus parties.
Clemson University Gameday
The Clemson University Unified Command Team mobilizes and integrates all resources necessary to conduct a safe, organized and coordinated event before, during and after every home football game.
Clery…How Do You Spell That? The ABC's of the Clery Act and the Responsibility You May Not Know You Have
This overview of the Clery Act is designed to provide context to a variety of university or community partners to help them better understand responsibilities they may have, requests for data they may be asked to provide, and ways their partnership may be needed to enable the college or university to fulfill its responsibilities.
Closing the Loop: Georgetown University
This powerpoint explains how Georgetown University provides resources to connect students, neighbors and the community.
Closing the Loop: Increasing Neighborhood Livability
We discuss the adoption and implementation of new city ordinances, the expansion of student educational outreach in neighborhoods, increased communication between the university and local residents, landlord engagement and partnering with city law enforcement to hold students accountable off-campus. 
Collaboration on Vice Presidential Levels
On October 4, 2016 the U.S. Vice Presidential Debate was hosted on the campus of Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia. This large scale media event took significant preparation and solid partnerships to host an event of this magnitude. This presentation will discuss the timeline of events, partnerships utilized, and how this event has continued to foster collaboration in the community.
Collaboration within the Opiate Action Plan
Interested in learning about the Franklin County Opiate Action Plan? Come and find out how we have leveraged partnerships with government entities, corporate partners and community organizations to encourage prevention and address local barriers to treatment and recovery.
Coloring Page - Peace.Love.Kutztown: A towns’ response to hate on campus
Hand out for "Peace.Love.Kutztown: A towns’ response to hate on campus".
Communities of Faith: Promoting and Supporting Religious Literacy on Campus
Communities of Faith: Promoting and Supporting Religious Literacy on Campus
Community Champions: Identifying Key Players in Off-Campus Collaboration
This program aims to discuss how to involve non-university stakeholders to best serve commuting students and the cities in which they live to improve community/campus relations and reduce the prevalence of high-risk behaviors and the negative consequences associated with them.
Community Living: An Innovative Classroom Experience
The session will cover a condensed class presentation, how it was created, innovative data collection, and time for questions and answers.
Community Living-a Global Approach to community cohesion and development within student populated areas
Community Living-a Global Approach to community cohesion and development within student populated areas
Community Outreach on a Limited Budget
This presentation highlights community outreach efforts at Western University.
Community Relations Coalition 2018: Reimagining a Town & Gown Model Two Decades Later, a Moderated Discussion
For nearly 20 years, the Community Relations Coalition (CRC), a partnership between Michigan State University and the City of East Lansing, has strengthened community relationships, engaged students and residents in community responsibilities, and developed community innovators and leaders.
Community Relations the Jesuit Way
This session focuses on community relations strategies at Jesuit institutions that include efforts to create meaningful relationships and experiences in the campus community.
Community Touchdowns: Tourism through Town & Gown Championship Venues
The session focuses on enhancing tourism and economic development through “art of the possible” visioning, developing creative financing models, and fostering community-wide project support. 
Community Wide Inclusion And Accessibility Planning For Persons Living With Disabilities
The presentation summarizes city and university collaborations dealing with the inclusion and accessibility planning for members of the community with disabilities.
Community-Based Learning and the Common Good: Community Engagement as a Core Competency in the Georgetown Curriculum
This presentation will focus on the formal integration of practice, learning, and meaningful community engagement and provide models for other universities looking to integrate community engagement into their curriculum and provide high-impact learning experiences for their students.
Community-Based Planning as a Cornerstone for Collaboration: A Case Study from Montgomery College
Community-Based Planning as a Cornerstone for Collaboration: A Case Study from Montgomery College
Connecting Community for Kids
Connecting Community for Kids
Cops, Campus, and Community-Training Campus Police in Washington, D.C.
Community members will also learn how joint training can benefit campus-community communications in what is sometimes a fraught area—policing a college campus within a hosting community.
Cornell's Transportation-focused Generic Environmental Impact Statement: Cornell, VHB
The presentation focuses on improving transportation related issues at Cornell University.
Couchella 2020 A case study of first-year commuter student support and preparing for post-COVID-19 student engagement (from the comfort of the couch).
Couchella 2020 A case study of first-year commuter student support and preparing for post-COVID-19 student engagement (from the comfort of the couch).
Courageous and Civil Dialogue Projects at Three Jesuit Universities
Courageous and Civil Dialogue Projects at Three Jesuit Universities
Court Street Connects - Tactical Urbanism in Bowling Green, Ohio
The Court Street Connects (CSC) festival was a free community-led event designed to bring attention to a neighborhood between Bowling Green State University and Downtown Bowling Green. Residents and students worked together to envision CSC as a key part of the City’s Community Action Plan.
  
COVID-19 and the Transformation of Transportation
COVID-19 and the Transformation of Transportation
Creating a Town Gown Culture of Mutual Benefit
This session, co-sponsored by the ITGA and ICMA, focuses on the transformation of the relationship between Northern Illinois University and its host community, DeKalb, Illinois. Following decades of separate and siloed planning efforts, the City and University are now working on joint planning initiatives.
Creating a University Footprint
Birthed from the need for a sustainable footprint in downtown Princess Anne, aka “The Historic District” UMES is taking strides to reach beyond the confines of their campus boundaries to create an image that is incorporated into the Historic District of Princess Anne.
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