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During the 2018-2019 school year, I have had the privilege of developing a program focused on reducing isolation and increasing support for new teachers in the Juda School District. I want to thank the wonderful administration and staff in Juda for allowing me to be a part of their community. When this project began, I […]
Utah Tech University’s UT Alliance is a mutually-beneficial regional learning collaborative formally established among UT and cities within Washington and Kane Counties to expand and enhance learning opportunities for UT students and citizens, while providing access to select university resources for local governments, organizations, and industry. Membership in UT Alliance is accomplished by participating in the program or through a UT Alliance agreement. Utah Tech University’s UT Alliance was created as a result of UT’s Strategic Plan 2020-2025: Trailblazing Distinction and its goal of Community as University. Goal 4 reads, “Partner with Washington County and Kane County cities to blend the University with regional public and private spaces, human networks, organizations, and resources to formally designate and operate “UT Alliance,” an open, integrated and vibrant southern Utah learning ecosystem providing exceptional learning opportunities and catalyzing the economic and social development of southern Utah.” The concept of UT Alliance was discovered during the strategic plan writing process through learning of the EPIC-N program at University of Wisconsin – Madison. […]
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. […]
Sustainable Communities Partnership Website | www.stthomas.edu/osi/scp The Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) collaborates with cities and government agencies to integrate community-identified sustainability projects into St. Thomas courses across disciplines engaging students in real-world, applied research and innovative problem-solving. Our partnerships seek to catalyze systems-level change towards human and ecological well-being in the Twin Cities area while preparing […]
Successful Communities Collaborative Website | www.siue.edu/successful-communities SIUE Successful Communities Collaborative (SCC) is a cross-disciplinary program that supports one-year partnerships between the University and communities in Illinois to advance local resiliency and sustainability based on community-identified environmental, social, and economic issues and needs. Our mission is to connect communities with the students and faculty of SIUE. […]
Sustainable City Year Program Website | https://csumb.edu/fernandezlab/sustainable-city-year-program/ Our program was created when I was informed of a “Just Start” conference at the University of Oregon back in 2014. My Provost agreed to fund one of my students and me to attend. Shortly after the conference began, my student and I looked at each other and […]