Texas Tech University

The Resilient Communities Initiative (RCI) is a collaboration between Texas Tech University and regional community partners — both public and private — to ensure the social and economic vitality of the Southern Plains and its citizens, leveraging the resources of the university with those of communities. […]

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Bowling Green State University

Vital Communities Initiative Website |www.bgsu.edu/center-for-community-and-civic-engagement/vital-communities-initiative.html The Vital Communities Initiative (VCI) was conceived in spring 2016 as part of a new portfolio of programs of the new Center for Community & Civic Engagement (CCCE). The Center is part of Bowling Green State University’s commitment to focus our talents, resources, and passions to help build and sustain […]

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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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University of Iowa

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Website | https://iisc.uiowa.edu/ The Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities (IISC) is a campus-wide community engaged learning organization located in the Provost’s Office of Outreach & Engagement at the University of Iowa. We partner faculty, staff, and students with urban and rural communities to complete projects that enhance the sustainability of […]

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San Diego State University

The Sage Project Website | sage.sdsu.edu Sage is a program within the Center for Regional Sustainability at San Diego State University with a simple goal: sustainable learning through community-based projects. Sage partners with local communities in the Southern California region, which can be a local, county or state government, a non-profit organization, or other local agencies. Projects generated by the […]

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Pennsylvania State University

Sustainable Communities Collaborative Website |sustainability.psu.edu/live/staff/sustainable-communities-collaborative 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. In 2017-18, five additional campuses (Abington, Altoona, Beaver, Behrend, and Brandywine) have launched Sustainable Communities Collaborative initiatives, with further expansion […]

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