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Thursday, December 16, 2021

ITGA News & Announcements

Open Call for Proposals

Clemson University and the City of Clemson are excited to host the 2022 ITGA City & University Relations Conference, June 6-8. We are seeking innovative and collaborative proposals on topics that provide insight on the continuously evolving relationships impacted through a variety of challenges faced by students, community members and other stakeholders. Click here to learn more.

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The ITGA Conference Registration Opens January 6, 2022


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National & International Headlines

Spared from Tornado Damage, Colleges Help Rebuild

After a record-breaking tornado ripped through Bowling Green, KY., Western Kentucky University opened its doors to residents who needed internet access or a shower. Nearby colleges and universities are helping their communities clean up and rebuild.

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NIAAA Short Takes Video Series

This series consists of short videos that explain the meanings of commonly used but often misunderstood alcohol terms. The topics covered in the series will continue to grow and the first installment includes videos on alcohol use disorder, blackouts, overdose and binge drinking.

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Officer William Laramee Recipient of

the Officer of the Year Award

On Dec. 7, Officer William Laramee was awarded the Richard Werenski Officer of the Year Award by the Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association. During his tenure, Officer Laramee founded the Amherst Police Youth Adventure Academy and the department's Comfort Dog Program.

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UMD Student Creates Group to Push for Better Bike Infrastructure

In October, Nick Webb formed Bike Advocacy Club, a group on campus aiming to improve road safety and push for accommodations such as bike lanes and 'sharrows,' which indicate when a lane is meant to be shared between bikers and cars.

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Cornell University Moves Finals Online

Cornell University has moved final exams online and sent the campus into high alert a day after finding suspected cases of the new omicron variant amide a spike in COVID-19 cases among students, the university announced Tuesday.

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