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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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 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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Texas A&M University

Texas Target Communities Website | ttc.arch.tamu.edu The Texas Target Communities program (TTC) is a high-impact service learning and community outreach program at Texas A&M University. TTC has assisted over 50 under-served communities across Texas, invested 12,000 hours of student and faculty expertise per community, and connected communities to resources for assessing and leveraging community assets. […]

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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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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

Project Cities Website | projectcities.asu.edu Project Cities is a university-community partnership. Through the program, sustainability faculty and students pair with a city to co-create strategies for better environmental, economic and social balance in the places we live. Students from multiple disciplines research difficult problems chosen by the city and propose innovative sustainability solutions that enable the […]

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