Conference Presentations

Proactive Education: Working Hand in Hand with Police
The City of Fort Collins and Colorado State University (CSU) partner to provide education to CSU students and landlords/property managers. These proactive efforts allow police and the City/CSU community liaison to interact with key players in the community that have a large impact on neighborhood livability.
Project Safe Semester
This session will present how re-framing an issue through effective town and gown collaborations has set the scene for a positive late night experience in Guelph.
Promoting Social Justice through Community and Government Relations Activities
This session explores several community and government relations initiatives undertaken by The University of Scranton to promote social justice in the areas of proverty and migration.
Public Engagement Regime: Institutional Engagement Strategies for Advancing Community Dialogues
Saltmarsh and Hartley identify the college/university emphasis on community engagement as reflective of a shift in higher education towards what they term, the “public engagement regime.” The definition suggests the university is a part of “an ecosystem of knowledge production,” as opposed to the more insular “ivory tower.”
Quality of Place:  Supporting community renewal and stabilization one place at a time
The Maplewood Mansion Learning Laboratory (MMLL) is one of a few corporate housing facilities operated by academic departments. MMLL houses medical students/residents on a six-week clerkship rotation. Each of these individuals represents an opportunity to either return to the community as a practicing physician or to be an ambassador for the city.
Raising Champions - Role Models On and Off the Court
This session will highlight the specific programs that have been institutionalized and the mutual benefits that can arise from these relationships.
Relationships, Requirements, and Response Protocols: Addressing and Maintaining High Standards for Off-Campus Student Housing
This program will consider several innovative solutions to addressing and maintaining high standards related to off-campus student housing.
Removing Assigned Bathrooms to Create Inclusive Spaces
This presentation includes an overview of a university-community initiative to work with businesses to convert bathrooms from single- to no-gender assigned spaces, lessons learned, and opportunities to discuss other strategies to improve our communities.
Removing Blinders Cultivating Communities: ASU
Learn about the partnerships and initiatives used to improve town-gown relations between Arizona State University and the City of Tempe.
Results of a PLCB Town-Gown Project
Learn how four communities and their campuses have embarked on a 9 month pilot project to develop strategic plans related to reducing alcohol and related problems utilizing a Hub and Spoke Model.
Rethinking University Partnerships with Public Housing
Rethinking University Partnerships with Public Housing
Rev-Up MKE Application
Rev-Up MKE Application
Rev-Up MKE Overview
Rev-Up MKE Overview
Rev-Up MKE: From Shark-Tank to Storefront
Rev-Up MKE: From Shark-Tank to Storefront
Rutgers Day-Building Community Through A Large Scale Outreach Event
In this session, we will discuss how Rutgers day was conceived, how 'buy-in' was created both within the university and with our local community, an overview of implementation, and outcomes of the event.
Scooting to Class: Working through the Deployment of Electric Scooters in Town-Gown Communities:
Scooting to Class: Working through the Deployment of Electric Scooters in Town-Gown Communities:
Sewanee: The University of the South-Creating a Vision and Action Plan for Practical Change in a Rural College Town
Learn how you can create an asset for your institution that is committed to future success for all stakeholders. Identify near, mid, and long-term steps to create an action plan to guide the evolution of your town/gown into a vibrant, active community that students and neighbors can enjoy together.
Sexual Misconduct on College Campuses: Office for Civil Rights Updates
Sexual misconduct on college campuses continues to be a notable public policy and legal challenge.  This presentation will describe the various “Dear Colleague” letters, including recent information from the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.
ShareFest: A Year-End and Community-Wide Recycling Event
ShareFest was founded to collect the reusable items. It is a donation drive and nonprofit sponsored by the City of Oxford, Ohio and Miami University. ShareFest helps individuals in need by providing them with access to furniture, household goods, clothing and food recycled by university students and community residents.
Shifting into Safety: Safe Ride Programs in the community
Shifting into Safety: Safe Ride Programs in the community
Significant Findings in Campus-Community Engagement: Community Partner Perspective
Read about the scholarship of community engagement and the common indicators for civic initiatives between institutions of higher education and their community organization partners.
Sleeping With an Elephant: Manuevering Town-Gown Relations in a Small Town: Miami University; Oxford, Ohio
A presentation addressing town-gown issues in a small college town.
SLO Solutions: Conflict Resolution in a College Town
SLO Solutions: Conflict Resolution in a College Town
SLO Solutions: Conflict Resolution in a College Town
SLO Solutions: Conflict Resolution in a College Town
So You Got a Ticket? Changing the Contact With Student’s Court Mandate Community Service
The University of Colorado Boulder and Boulder Municipal Court created a partnership in which we educate, support, and train students through a restorative and community centered approach to handle students’ Municipal Court violations. Presenters will talk through how the partnerships have been developed and answer questions on how to get them started and sustained.
Social Media and Authentic Storytelling
A look at how and why The George Washington University uses social media.
St Ignatius Loved The Cities: Community Relations as Core Mission at Jesuit Colleges & Universities
How and why Jesuit Colleges & Universities strive to maintain great community relations.
Stacking the Deck: Building Partnerships in the ACES Program
This interactive session will highlight the mutually beneficial partnerships between community organizations and the North Eastern University Alliance of Civically Engaged Students (NU|ACES). The program builds multi-year partnerships with students volunteering weekly for an academic year to meet community identified needs, while also learning about the history of Boston and the inequalities that exist. 
Starting a Start-up with Campus Community Leadership
How can you support a combinded community of entrepreneurs and encourage students to start and grow their business in town? Tom Schryver and Gary Stewart will relay lessons learned from Rev: Ithaca Startup Works, a partnership between Cornell, Ithaca College, and Tompkins Cortland Community College in downtown Ithaca, NY.
State Legislative Developments on Campus Sexual Violence: Issues in the Context of Safety
The first in a series jointly released by NASPA and ECS, this publication looks at recent state legislation on campus sexual violence.
Stockton empire: Island Campus marks university's biggest conquest
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey recently bought a closed casino in nearby Atlantic City and plans to open an Island Campus to remake Atlantic City. This article included some of the pros and cons, assets and challenges the college and neighborhood might face.
Stop, Collaborate and Listen: Community- based Planning for Success
This session features a presentation and Q and A session with two industry-leading experts in developing and implementing innovative community-based planning practices in a variety of sectors, including higher education, public K-12 systems, independent and charter schools, local government, and non-profits.
Stories Matter:  Creating Narratives About University-Community Partnerships in the Age of Coronavirus
Stories Matter:  Creating Narratives About University-Community Partnerships in the Age of Coronavirus
Strategies for Helping College Town Retail Survive the COVID-19 Crisis
Strengthening Partnerships The NEOMED Project ECHO response to the COVID 19 pandemic
Strengthening Partnerships The NEOMED Project ECHO response to the COVID 19 pandemic
Student Community Education; the English Way
The presentation will explore the pro-active work of both Universities, the response to complaints including the disciplinary procedures and what partnership work is being developed for the future.
Student Engagement in Smart Cities
When Columbus was selected over 77 other cities as the winner of the USDOT Smart City Challenge, we knew it would take all of “US” to realize our vision to become the model for connected cities of the future. Partnerships between those who prepare, employ, and serve Columbus’ future workforce are essential to the success of our program.
Student Lead Civic Engagement in a Time of Social Distancing
Student Lead Civic Engagement in a Time of Social Distancing
Student Learning Outcomes and Community/ Campus Partnerships
Student Learning Outcomes and Community/Campus Partnerships
Student Neighborhood Assistance Program (SNAP)
Learn about SNAP, a service coordinated by Off Campus Student Life at Georgetown University to enhance safety, assist students, and respond to neighborhood concerns about student conduct off campus.
Student Run Business as Economic Engine in Community
Attendees will understand how to engage undergraduate students in economic development initiatives and help city officials see the potential students can have on long-term community success.
Student Volunteers: University of Virginia
Improving relations through student involvement in the community.
Studentification Guide for North America - Handout
Handout for the presentation "Studentification Guide for North America".
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