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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Western Washington University

Sustainable Communities Partnership Website | www.wwu.edu/scp The Sustainable Communities Partnership (SCP) program arranges courses at Western to tackle sustainability-related projects in a nearby community. The program focuses the energy and ideas of faculty and students upon the issues that communities face as our society transitions to a more sustainable future. SCP partners with one or two […]

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University of Wisconsin

UniverCity Year Website |univercity.wisc.edu UniverCity Year is a three-phase partnership between UW-Madison and one community in Wisconsin. The concept is simple. The community partner identifies projects that would benefit from UW-Madison expertise. Faculty from across the university incorporate these projects into their courses, and UniverCity Year staff provide administrative support to ensure the collaboration’s success. […]

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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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California State University, Monterey Bay

Sustainable City Year Program Website | csumb.edu/fernandezlab/sustainable-city-year-program In 2016, our second year of operation, saw a total of 11 classes involved in partnerships with the City of Salinas. For CSUMB this is the most we have had yet. Disciplines involved include Business, Education, Environmental Studies, Statistics, Journalism, and GIS. Projects included surveys of residents in […]

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