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Thursday, May 26, 2022

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Five Booming U.S. College Towns in a Class by Themselves 

It's not all beer pong and football games. In this series, the authors spotlight Santa Barbara, CA; Knoxville, TN; Boulder, CO; Athens, GA; and Philadelphia, and share industry insights into their housing markets, attractions and charms.   

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Remote Work is Leading to The Great College Town Migration  

Companies shifting to remote work are having an unintended impact on the geography of the U.S. Prior to the pandemic, top talent were often forced to move to large expensive tech hubs. However, the last two years have reshaped this concept.    

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Major Bulldog Targets Visit Athens to "Find Kirby Smart"  

When the Georgia Bulldogs have some of the nation's top prospects on campus, the staff puts together a scavenger hunt that ends with the prospect finding Kirby Smart at a particular location in town. It is a great way to enjoy Athens. 

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UBCO Needs to Expand Housing Options for Students 

With the Okanagan being a tourist destination, there are many properties that are part of a short-term rental pool and are rented out during the summer months. Owners and managers are being encouraged to consider renting them to students.       

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George Mason University Honors Community and Campus Partners  

The Jack Wood Award for Town-Gown Relations recognizes the efforts and initiatives of GMU's community and campus partners. The Office of Government and Community Relations accepts nominations for six award categories.     

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