San Diego State University

The Sage Project Website | sage.sdsu.edu 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 creativity […]

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Florida Atlantic University

Partnership for Sustainable Communities Website | cues.fau.edu/partnership The FAU Partnership for Sustainable Communities (pilot program) is an initiative of the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES) within Florida Atlantic University’s School of Urban and Regional Planning. The FAU Partnership addresses challenges and goals identified by Florida communities with university capacity in ways that aim […]

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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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Salem staff re-energized by over $8 million in faculty and student efforts

Successful financial management during the financial crisis contributed to the city’s ability to invest in a unique community-university partnership program at the University of Oregon. The Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) is a multi-disciplinary year-long effort directing faculty and their students towards the issues faced by a community. As a member of the Educational Partnerships […]

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Five comprehensive development plans provide service opportunities in the midst of budgetary woes

Lemon Grove, California, has suffered a budget shortfall for many years. Over 10 years ago, general fund reserves fell 19 percent and soon the city was slashing positions, merging its management personnel in the fire department with nearby cities, eliminating its recreation department, and reducing services like street sweeping and animal control. Things have not […]

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