January 5, 2023
Campus-Community Connections
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ITGA Call for Proposals - Submit Your Ideas to Present
The 2023 ITGA City & University Relations Conference, hosted by Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins, will convene June 7-9. The conference theme is Building Resilient Communities. Proposals are due by EOB Wednesday, February 15. To see the conference tracks, submit your proposals and to register, click here.
Why Attend the ITGA Conference?
Racial Justice and Equity Committee Meeting
You are invited to participate in the Racial Justice and Equity Committee meeting, Thursday, January 12, 11:00am (ET). To learn more, click here.
Attention ITGA Members - Action Required
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National & International Headlines
Communities Talk to Prevent Alcohol and Other Drug Misuse
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors stipends for Communities Talk, an initiative that focuses on alcohol and other drug misuse. The stipend cycle is here!
Knoxville Partners with Violence Reduction Center
Knoxville is one of the first cities in the country selected to partner with the newly established Center for the Study and Practice of Violence Reduction at the University of Maryland.
Wheels on the Bus Go 'Round and Round' for Free in DC
The nation's capital has become the largest U.S. city to announce plans for a permanent free bus service along all routes. Across the country, a handful of smaller cities, ski communities and college towns also have free bus service available to any rider.
It's Crucial for Universities to Bridge 'Town Gown' Divide
The author uses an illustration to remind readers that higher education institutions exist in cities and towns, and therefore have a direct impact - for good or ill- on their surrounding communities and suggests a simple exercise to break free of the ivory towers.
International Town & Gown Association
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