May 11, 2023
The ITGA 2023 Conference Offers a Variety of Educational Sessions and Multiple Networking Opportunities!
Conference registration closes in 8 days!
The annual ITGA conference will be June 7-9, a time to step away from the duties and the daily grind, to stroll outside between conference sessions, to invest in your career and in yourself where hundreds of town-gown professionals gather, from city officials and municipal managers, to community relations, public safety and student affairs experts in higher education. Spring is a time of fresh starts. Let the ITGA conference be yours.
ITGA Conference Mobile Sessions
Bikes, Bees, Beers – Oh my! Time to whet your appetite with a sneak peak of our mobile sessions, coming to an inbox near you after May 19. Colorado State University and the City of Fort Collins are proud to partner with our community to bring you 9, that’s right – 9, mobile session options! Mobile Sessions Sneak Peek.
The Certificate in Town Gown Relations Level II
Reframing and Aligning Equity Efforts in Town Gown Communities
This pre-conference program will illuminate what is commonly taken for granted when striving for equitable outcomes and systems-level change. Participants will deepen their understanding of DEIJ with respect to vision and values that move beyond an emphasis on “outputs” towards equity and liberation that benefits all marginalized groups. Space is filing up quickly. Register today!

Dr. Cori Wong, Positive Philosophy Consulting, LLC
The Racial Justice and Equity Committee Meeting
Co-chaired by Summur Roberts and Nicole Prewitt, this committee serves as a central hub of conversation, content and policy development for members who envision an equitable and just world. The focus is on new and innovative ways for members to facilitate healing and liberation for historically marginalized people. Join the meeting this Thursday, 10:00 CDT.
Coming soon: Conversations on Campus and Community Housing. Stay tuned for more information!
Job Posting: Director of Community Relations, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Learn more.
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Cal Poly Offers Virtual Mental Health Support for Students
Cal Poly Campus Health and Wellbeing is offering a virtual weekly drop-in therapy group for graduate students looking for support regarding academics, stress management and careers.
T-G Relationship Provides Free Hair Cuts to Graduates
Up to 30 Bloomfield College seniors will receive free haircuts the week of graduation, sponsored by the Bloomfield College Alumni Association and Kolby's Place Styling Salon in Bloomfield, NJ.
President Swaps Schedules with Students
Once a year, Hood College President Andrea Chapdelaine steps away from her office and into the classroom for a day, assuming the life of one of the college students on her Fredrick, Md., campus. The program was launched in 2019.
Sister Cities: Ukrainian Mayor Visits State College
The voice of State College Mayor Ezra Nanes boomed as he acknowledged the communities of Nizhyn, Ukraine, and the borough were brought together by war, but Wednesday night's ceremony wasn't about war. It was about kinship.
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