Campus-Community Connections
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ITGA News & Announcements
Addressing Housing Uncertainty On and Off-Campus: Approaches From Canada, the United Kingdom, and Beyond
On October 12th at 11:30am-1:00pm (EDT/GMT-4), please join moderators and panelists from Canada and the United Kingdom as they discuss highly effective strategies for addressing housing uncertainty in college towns. This webinar will cover understanding the role of studentification in shaping communities, the unique perspective of being a town-gown city councillor, the fundamentals of student-oriented housing development, and an overview of the land use planning approach adopted for the Northdale near-campus neighbourhood in Waterloo, Canada. Registration is required.  
To see the full calendar of events for October, click here.
National & International Headlines
New Partnerships with North American Institutions
The University of Manchester is announcing innovative Special Relationship Partnerships with Vassar CollegeXavier University, and Spelman College, three distinguished colleges in North America. 
Pub Crawl Brings Campus Community Together
The sound of saxophones and drumbeats fill Manhattan streets each Friday night before a home game as the Kansas State marching band performs its pub crawl, an event to bring excitement to Manhattan residents.
Campus Starbucks Leave Bitter Taste for Students
Student activists at more than 50 universities across the country are pushing administrators to end contracts with the Seattle-based coffee chain in protest of the company’s response to employee unionization. 
UM-Dearborn, City Officials Team Up For Bike Ride
More than 50 UM-Dearborn faculty, staff and students, along with members of the Dearborn community, participated in the second annual Town & Gown Bike Ride to showcase the natural connections between the areas.
Spotlight Of The Week
How the "Coach Prime" Effect is Changing Life in Boulder, CO

Tickets for Saturday’s USC-Colorado game sold out so fast that the mayor of Boulder couldn’t even get one, and Deion Sanders has brought a wave of Black interest to a predominantly white town. Learn more.
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