February 2, 2023
Campus-Community Connections
A Publication of ITGA
Submit Your Proposal Ideas by February 15!
The ITGA Conference, hosted by Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins, provides an ideal place to meet with colleagues to enjoy learning about FoCo's burgeoning breweries, platinum rated bike-friendly culture, vibrant arts and music scene, as well as its health-conscious and “green” way of living. We are seeking proposals that align with the conference tracks. To learn more, click here.
Join Colleagues in Colorado for the ITGA Conference
Attend the conference, share successful strategies, learn from colleagues and commiserate with a group of dedicated peers that Get It! The ITGA City & University Relations Conference offers keynote addresses and educational sessions that provide attendees with the tools needed to address the complex challenges faced by campus communities around the globe. To register, click here.
If you need a justification letter to attend the conference, visit www.itga.org and click on the 2023 Conference Tab.
Why Attend the ITGA Conference?
"We, the City of Clemson/Clemson University, were fortunate to host the ITGA twice since the inception of the organization and this past conference was a tremendous success! Bringing individuals together all across the country in a safe environment produced productive conversations and created a perfect forum to share best practices with each other. We look forward to the next ITGA Conference!"

Robert Halfacre, Mayor, City of Clemson, S.C.

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