Conference Presentations

Equitable practice Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Equitable practice Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Equitable practice: Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Equitable practice: Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Equitable practice: Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Equitable practice: Educated Landlord and Tenant Education
Examining Off-Campus Students’ Sense of Belonging and Behaviors
This session will share insights and recommendations gained through quantitative dissertation research focused on off-campus students. Specifically, the presenter examined the relationship between off-campus students’ sense of belonging and their behavioral choices in a college-town context.
Expand Your Digital Horizon: Enhance Your Off-Campus Outreach with Free and Engaging Online Tools
This presentation identifies free online resources and opportunities for you to create thoughtful and accessible content and enhance your outreach.

Expanding Upon Partnerships in the Classic City
In Athens-Clarke County, the University of Georgia, county government and community have expanded upon existing initiatives and found success in enhancing conversations and events that bring people together, including student/elected official breakfasts, downtown-by-day events, hosting a polling place on campus and making construction project discussions engaging and worthwhile endeavors. 
Exploring Solutions Together – Dealing with Complex Planning Problems in a University Town
The Town of Wolfville and Acadia University created a series of background research papers on contemporary issues and conflicts and gathered experts together at a symposium on housing issues so that planning documents would be informed by a variety of viewpoints and proposed solutions.
Facilitating Higher Quality Town-Gown Relationships through Data-Driven Alcohol Prevention Planning Efforts
This session begins with a comparison and contrast of the data gathered from campus and community participants in each pilot site. Representatives from each town-gown relationship then describe how this quantitative and qualitative information was used to develop a tailored alcohol prevention plan.
Fair Share vs. Fair Shot: Squaring What Cities Want and What Nonprofits Should Pay to Make a Fair Deal
Finding a way to reach a fair economic plan between cities and nonprofits.
Far Beyond
Findings from the UK Town and Gown Association ‘Town and Gown: Today and Tomorrow’ Conference November 2016: The Best of British
The session discusses the key highlights from the UKTGA Conference and provide an overview of strategic approaches developed by British based University Towns and Cities. 
Food waste collection in Eugene Supports a Sustainable Campus
This presentation will highlight the innovative public/private partnership that is a vital component of this program, and discuss how the LFNW program provides resources for organizational and event related sustainability initiatives.
Forward Together: How cities and universities can work together for real change
Forward Together: How cities and universities can work together for real change
Fraternity and Sorority Event Registration & Fire Safety: Pre-registration and inspection of fraternity & sorority in-house events:
This session will highlight the importance of a strong and united partnership between campus and local fire officials and some tips on how to secure that positive relationship.
Freshman Service: Making an Impact from Day One
Getting new students positively involved in the local neighborhoods.
Friday the 13th A Canadian Case Study on Communications and an Integrated Community Response in the Time of Covid 19
Friday the 13th A Canadian Case Study on Communications and an Integrated Community Response in the Time of Covid 19
From a College in the Park to a University in the City
While home to almost 38,000 students and employing almost 10,000 faculty and staff, College Park has never developed into a vibrant college town. To address this, the University of Maryland and the City of College Park have formed a powerful working alliance to revitalize College Park and the Route 1 commercial corridor.
From Co-working to Tech Parks: Chicago’s Universities Create Spaces for Innovation and Entrepreneurs
Many of Chicago’s universities have boldly embraced the national movement to introduce innovation and entrepreneurship into curricula and to realize the results by developing spaces to support start-up companies from students, faculty and the broader community. These initiatives have gained the support of Chicago’s mayors, the business leadership of the city, and state and federal government.
From Fractured to Friendly: Building Off-Campus Relationships in a Challenging Housing Environment
The economic downturn of 2007 created unique housing opportunities in the sleepy bedroom community surrounding Stony Brook University. Unscrupulous landlords illegally converted 3 and 4 bedroom homes into unsafe rooming houses, renting to 8-10 students each semester. Three years later, community leaders sent a letter in December thanking Stony Brook for its responsiveness.
From GREIGE GOODS to GIGABIT Knowledge Park Master Plan Handout
In preparing a Request for Qualifications for a major downtown project, the city of Rock Hill., S.C., successfully employed a range of strategies that increased the number and caliber of developers who responded – as well as their investment in pursuing the project and producing results
FROM INCIDENTAL TO INTENTIONAL: positioning UTHSC to anchor change and transform its neighborhood
This session will highlight the integrated planning process for University of Tennessee Health Science Center, focus on community engagement, and reveal the resulting new partnerships and place-based implementation strategies in the Memphis Medical Center.
From Jackhammers To Late Night Parties: Communicating In Challenging Solutions
Learn best practices in communicating methods for involving constituents and students in positive outreach for improving town gown relations.
From Litigants to Partners: A Case Study of the Georgetown Community Partnership:
Universities and their communities are often positioned as opponents in planning and neighborhood life issues. Georgetown University has had a contentious history with its community, which involved decades of litigation over the university’s campus plans. The presentation will provide lessons for university staff in community relations, student affairs, or campus planning, and for community and civic leaders.
From Riots to Quiet Streets.
From Riots to Quiet Streets.
FROM VACANT LOTS TO GATEWAY HOUSING: Positioning university property to anchor redevelopment and transform connectivity
This session highlights the new and evolving public private partnership planning process for University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Game Day : alcohol use and misuse before, during and after college sporting events
William Georges, a consultant to both major league and college sports on fan conduct and alcohol issues, will lead a discussion about alcohol use and misuse before, during and after college sporting events, and the experience of colleges that have introduced alcohol sales into their stadia. 
Give Back - Go Forward: Senior citizens volunteering for gift able tuition credit vouchers
This session will discuss the best practices of implementing the model while highlighting Ohio State University’s program. Audience members will be exposed to a framework that supports students, senior citizens, alumni affairs and local non-profits.
Global Cities Initiative: DC’s College and Universities Go International
14 members of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area entered a partnership which led to Washington, DC becoming one of 29 cities worldwide focused on an improving its regional export economy in order to enhance overall regional growth.
Good Neighbor Program
The Good Neighbor initiative’s primary goal is to enhance the quality of life for both permanent and student residents of the community by addressing the situations that occur, facilitating discussions to remove any barriers that are present, and fostering positive neighborhood relationships among all participants.
Good Neighbors, Great Partners: Building the Northwestern University – Evanston Township High School Partnership on STEM Education and Beyond
This session will outline the history and development of the partnership; describe its programs and activities; highlight how the partnership works and its outcomes and impacts; and define and demonstrate best practices for school-university partnerships.
Great Plays: An Industry Initiative to Promote Alcohol Prevention in Campus Communities-Strategies Addressing Alcohol and Other Drug Usage
A panel will describe alcohol prevention programming at three major US universities that is supported by the Great Plays Grant Program funded by brewer MillerCoors, which seeks to encourage the use of evidence-based practices while also promoting the development and testing of new, innovative ideas.
GreenBuild & the Energy+ Program Reference Sheet
Sustainable Affordable Housing Solutions Through Community-University-Industry Collaboration
GreenBuild & the Energy+ Program: Sustainable Affordable Housing Solutions Through Community-University-Industry Collaboration
GreenBuild & the Energy+ Program: Sustainable Affordable Housing Solutions Through Community-University-Industry Collaboration
Growing a Campus in the City: Integrating Planning at the College of Charleston
Attend this session and learn strategies for integrating neighborhood development and master planning.
Gun Girl
Gun Girl:
Handout-Bridging Campus and Community Together Through Entrepreneurial Spirit
Handout for "Bridging Campus and Community Together Through Entrepreneurial Spirit"
Healthy Communities: Collecting, Analyzing, and Sharing Data
This session explores the resources which allow cities and universities to obtain data about themselves. We will also see how this data can be further processed, analyzed, and translated into bylaws, legislation, and regulations, as well as reveal discrimination and negligence.
Hello Neighbor!
Anchor Institution Responses to COVID 19
High-er Education: Marijuana In Colorado
Considerations on the legalization of marijuana in Colorado.
Hillsborough Street Community Service Corporation
A Transformation
Hit the Road Jack (the Bulldog) - Helping Students “Repurpose Their Packing” through Georgetown University’s annual Move Out Drive
For twelve years, Georgetown University and KEYS for the Homeless have partnered to collect over 28 tons of donated goods each spring from students and community members who want to make a difference to families living in poverty in the DC region.
Housing or Community Officer? Both! How positive Town and Gown relationships can be forged from a University Housing perspective
This session will take you through the journey that University of Sussex have made out into the communities that surround their campus, from a University Housing perspective.
How a campus University reached out to its city community through a new community base – University of Sussex: a new initiative from the UK
Learn how a campus University in the UK opened an off-campus community base to bring local community groups together at a time when the university was expanding from 13,000 to 18,000 students in a densely populated beachside city.
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