Montana State University

CATS Program Website | wrtwc.org/partnerships/cats/ The Community-Engaged and Transformational Scholarship (CATS) initiative is an endeavor by Montana State University (MSU) to establish meaningful and large-scale partnerships with local communities through course-based project collaborations. Currently, CATS has initiated a 3-year partnership with the City of Bozeman, which began with three “pilot” projects during the 2018-2019 academic […]

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University of Washington

Livable City Year Website |www.washington.edu/livable-city-year Livable City Year (LCY) links University of Washington students and faculty with a Washington city, county, tribe, or special district, engaging faculty and students across the university to address the community partner’s sustainability and livability goals. The program helps its community partners accomplish critical projects in an affordable way while […]

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Smart Communities Initiative Website | sci.utk.edu The Smart Communities Initiative (SCI) is founded on the idea that the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and state communities should work together to improve the health and vitality of their areas. Through the leveraging of interdisciplinary research and scholarship, community dialogue, human capacity, and innovation, SCI participants collaborate toward the […]

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University of Oregon

Sustainable City Year Program Website |sci.uoregon.edu/sustainable-city-year-program The Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) harnesses the innovation and energy of University of Oregon students and faculty to provide ideas that will address critical projects, and support progressive and sustainable initiatives. This working relationship puts university talent to work to strengthen Oregon communities Our work addresses sustainability issues […]

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University of Minnesota

Resilient Communities Project Website |rcp.umn.edu Communities are constantly evolving in response to their unique local challenges and opportunities. The Resilient Communities Project (RCP) is an award-winning, cross-disciplinary program at the University of Minnesota designed to build community resilience—the capacity to adapt and thrive in the face of changing social, economic, technological, and environmental conditions. Our […]

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University of Maryland

Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability Website | umdsmartgrowth.org/programs/pals/ The Partnership for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS) is administered by the National Center for Smart Growth at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). It is a campus-wide initiative that harnesses the expertise of UMD faculty and the energy and ingenuity of UMD students to […]

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Texas A&M University

Texas Target Communities Website | ttc.arch.tamu.edu The Texas Target Communities program (TTC) is a high-impact service learning and community outreach program at Texas A&M University. TTC has assisted over 50 under-served communities across Texas, invested 12,000 hours of student and faculty expertise per community, and connected communities to resources for assessing and leveraging community assets. […]

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Pennsylvania State University

Sustainable Communities Collaborative Website |https://sustainability.psu.edu/programs/scc/ The Sustainable Communities Collaborative (SCC) connects university faculty, students, and staff with local communities to address sustainability challenges through an engaged, collaborative effort to meet the partnering community’s sustainability priorities. The SCC networks with its 23 Commonwealth Campuses, leveraging local knowledge, unique programs, and Penn State resources to advance sustainability […]

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