Uniting higher education and communities to improve the places we live.


The idea of connecting university classrooms to real-world problems is not new and there are many successful programs doing this type of work.  It is common for some universities to have multiple faculty engaging in real world projects, but doing so separately and independently from one another and possibly with different municipal partners.  Coordinating such engagement across a university and directing this larger scale of effort to a single city over an entire year radically changes the impact.



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We span the country and are positively impacting communities from coast to coast. 

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