Campus-Community Connections
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The 2024 ITGA Conference Update
There are many opportunities for networking at the ITGA Conference. Below are just a few examples:
  • From the optional UMD Golf Course Outing, the Professional Networking Event at City Hall or the DC Monument Night Tour, College Park is the place to be! Learn more. Registration required.
  • The Pre-conference Workshop: From Turmoil to Triumph: Crisis Communications Tactics for Town & Gown. Space is limited. To register, click here.
The conference schedule will be available in early April. To register for the conference, click here. Registration rates increase April 20th.
ITGA Certificate in Town Gown Relations Program Launches March 20!
Do you need to increase your town-gown expertise and expand your professional skills? If so, consider participating in the virtual six-weeks Certificate in Town Gown Relations program, designed to help you manage and advance relationships and problem solve issues between colleges/universities and their host communities. To see the instructors and modules, click here. Class size is limited. Register today. Registration closes March 15th.
Nominations for 2024 ITGA Presidential Excellence Award are Open!
In 2013, the Presidential Excellence Award was created as a way to highlight ITGA members who demonstrate exceptional performance in volunteer service, leadership, or educational achievement in town gown communities or for the ITGA. The ITGA Presidential Excellence Award is presented annually at the ITGA Conference. Submission deadline is April 15th. To learn more, click here.
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