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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California State University, Chico

Resilient Cities Initiative Website: https://scnpchico.com/ The Resilient Cities Initiative (RCI) is an interdisciplinary applied research think-tank for cities and communities established by the Institute for Sustainable Development at California State University, Chico in 2016. The RCI connects real-world community sustainability projects – identified and funded by partner agencies – with faculty expertise and student innovation, […]

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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 or other regional government for an entire academic year, partnering to address the city’s sustainability and livability goals by engaging students and classes across the university. The program helps cities accomplish critical projects in an […]

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University of St. Thomas, Minnesota

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 […]

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University of Iowa

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities Website |outreach.uiowa.edu/communities/iisc 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 Iowa’s […]

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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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Indiana University

Sustaining Hoosier Communities Website |rural.indiana.edu/impact/shc Indiana University’s Sustaining Hoosier Communities (SHC), an initiative of the Center for Rural Engagement forges partnerships between local communities and leaders and Indiana University’s faculty, staff, and students to enrich the health, prosperity, and vitality of our region. Through undergraduate and graduate courses—in disciplines including public health, information systems, public policy, arts […]

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