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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University of Colorado Denver

CityCenter Website | https://www1.ucdenver.edu/centers/city-center The CityCenter (formally known as the Hometown Colorado Initiative (HCI)) provides campus-wide community engagement for primarily graduate-level students in multiple disciplines. Currently housed within CU Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning, HCI builds upon an existing effort at the Colorado Center for Community Development to provide students with real world experience. […]

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Texas A&M University

Texas Target Communities Website | ttc.arch.tamu.edu Texas Target Communities (TxTC) at Texas A&M University, founded in 1993, provides technical assistance to small, low capacity communities across the state and focuses on holistic efforts to reveal and validate persistent problems, illuminate strengths, discover promising strategies, and enable emerging opportunities (i.e. civic, environmental, economic, etc.). TxTC engages […]

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San Diego State University

The Sage Project Website | sage.sdsu.eduTwitter | @SageProjectSDSU Facebook | @SDSUSageProject Instagram | @thesageprojectsdsu LinkedIn | The Sage ProjectNewsletter | Subscribe Here The Sage Project is a program within the Center for Regional Sustainability at San Diego State University with a simple goal: tackling sustainability goals through community-based projects. Thousands of university students are eager to use their knowledge, skills, and […]

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California State University, Fresno

Sustainable Parks and Recreation Community Initiative Website |fresnostate.edu/chhs/recreation/community-engagement/sparci.html The SPARCI (Sustainable Parks and Recreation Community Initiative) Project is a partnership between Fresno State’s Department of Recreation Administration and parks, recreation, conservation, and non-profit agencies in the San Joaquin Valley. SPARCI engages the broader university community in idea generation, community engagement and problem solving. When accepted into the […]

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Augustana College

Sustainable Working Landscapes Initiative Website | www.augustana.edu/academics/core/upper-mississippi-center The Sustainable Working Land Initiative (SWLI) is the centerpiece of the Upper Mississippi Center’s (UMC) efforts to build learning partnerships that enhance the value of a liberal arts education by solving challenges facing communities. The model is a one- or two-year partnership between Augustana and a city/county partner, matching […]

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Arizona State University

Arizona State University - 2020 Outstanding Program Award Finalist

Project Cities Website | projectcities.asu.edu Project Cities is a unique, high-impact program within the Sustainable Cities Network in the Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation at Arizona State University. Established in 2017, Project Cities connects higher education with local communities, creating a powerful combination of knowledge and know-how. Project Cities provides an opportunity to bridge ASU […]

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