Conference Presentations

Trends in Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Impact of Reform Measures
Trends in Fraternity and Sorority Life and the Impact of Reform Measures
Trial and Error: The Community Ambassador Program for Today’s Student
Trial and Error: The Community Ambassador Program for Today’s Student
Twenty Years of Sustainable Coalition-Building: Improving Town-Gown Relations One Street at a Time through a Social Justice, Restorative Practices and Community Oriented Approach
In 1996, University of Vermont students worked in partnership with the Office of Student and Community Relations to establish the Community Coalition. The Coalition and its University and City of Burlington partners invest time and effort in neighborhoods utilizing a Street Strategy that focuses on community development. 
Understanding Campus And Community Relationships
Understanding Campus and Community Relations through Marriage and Family Metaphors: A Town Gown Typology
University Cities and What We Can Learn from Them
College towns that have grown up to become University Cities possess unique characteristics that make them a truly distinct species of city, one that is poised to flourish in the knowledge economy, where investment and jobs follow talent rather than the other way around. This session will explore what that means from both city and university perspectives.
University of Georgia Archway Partnership: Connecting higher education resources to community identified needs and opportunities through strategic partnerships, stakeholder investment (MOU), and public service and outreach across the state
This session will outline key elements of the partnership such as faculty in-residence; the MOU process and stakeholder investment criteria; the intentional practice model of civic engagement; outcomes and impacts; and best practices for community-higher education collaboration. 
University-community research collaborations: Building our future partnerships
This session provides insight into different kinds of research relationships and four general strategies for establishing effective research partnerships. Participants will examine the presenter's examples, their own research collaboration experiences, the four strategies, and recommendations related to what facilitates building and sustaining effective research partnerships.
Uplifting Abundance and Responding to Need: Strengthening Community-University Relations through the Launch of the Office of Community Engagement at Marquette University
Attendees learn about the institution’s approach to reducing university/community barriers through community-based programming, the utilization of data to deepen institutional understanding of existing partnerships, and the use of storytelling to strengthening relationship.
Using Youth Performance Art as Civic Intervention on Divisive Issues
The Groovy Projects and the culmination of the project with the We Are Not Our Crime Rate video, an original youth- produced, performing arts project, inspired by a struggle for peace and self- identity among the youth in Flint Michigan. Get techniques for encouraging dialogue on divisive issues and explore credible approaches and doable methods to produce positive social impacts.
VisionFairFaxMason-Community/University Planning Model
The City of Fairfax and George Mason University, in partnership with Northern Virginia Regional Commission, hosted a three day event designed to explore the connectivity, livability and sustainability between Mason and the City’s Historic Downtown. This presentation describes planning process, initial outcomes and next steps.
Washington University’s Neighborhood Liaison Program: Establishing Positive Neighborhood Presence
A presentation about a successful Neighborhood Liaison Initiative at Washington University.
WE ARE ONE: 10 Collaborative CommUniversity Actions for Positive Community Relations
Tempe, Arizona with its population of 161,700 residents is home to the largest university in the nation with an enrollment of 98,000 students. Tempe and Arizona State are sometimes synonymous to most people that live here, given how the university seamlessly comingles within the city. Learn about 10 collaborative actions that promote positive Town and Gown relations from constant communication to welcoming activities to party house suppression.
We've Been Shmacked
We will share the results of the key partnerships’ collaboration and their positive actions that were focused on these two events. Learn more about upcoming initiatives that will be concentrated toward positive outcomes for the “Big 6” weekends.
Wellness Agents: Re-envisioning a collaborative, comprehensive and high-impact community livability, peer wellness program
This presentation will highlight the vision, methodology, and specific example of developing a community livability, peer wellness program - Community Outreach Agents – one of eight content specialization areas that comprise OSU Wellness Agents, an evidence-based peer leadership program designed by OSU Student Health Services. 
West Chester Community Campus Coalition
Learn about the West Chester Community Campus Coalition and their joint initiatives.
What are the Hidden Impacts of Ohio State University and Others on their Local Economy
In the ongoing debate about whether colleges and universities contribute enough to local economies, formal economic impact analyses often use sophisticated models to measure dollar values of regional economic impact and net local fiscal impacts.  Often missing are positive economic impacts related to talent, economic opportunity, property values, vibrant placemaking, and service provision. 
What Does Love Have To Do With It? An exploration in developing community-centered social innovation programming at Yale University
What is the role of love in creating, connecting, and catalyzing vibrant town/gown partnership? In this interactive session Marquita Taylor and Onyeka Obiocha of Yale University will present their findings in building innovative programming with and for the New Haven community.
What I've learned from off-campus canvassing in a college community
When there is a complaint about a loud party in the neighborhood, vandalism, and disruptive behavior by students living in a community, how can it be addressed? This presentation will share how Kent State University staff walks door-to-door, to off campus houses rented by students to proactively provide prevention, risk-reduction, safety, and neighborhood relationship-building activities. 
What is Naloxone?
Take time to learn about the drug that has been saving countless lives in Franklin County. Narcan. It is an opioid antagonist that reverses the effects of an overdose. First Responders in the City of Columbus carry narcan and you can too!
White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault
Preventing and Addressing Campus Sexual Misconduct: A Guide for University and College Presidents, Chancellors, and Senior Administrators
Working with the Community During a Disaster: University of Iowa, City of Iowa
Learn about the Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Emergency Operations Plan.
World Business Chicago
Jeff Malehorn is the President & CEO of World Business Chicago (WBC), where he is responsible for the attraction, expansion and retention of companies to Chicago. His role includes the overall implementation of the Plan for Economic Growth and Jobs, which was produced by WBC at Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s request and is the outline for the city’s overarching economic development efforts.
World Student Housing Report
This is a report by Savills World Research
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