Campus-Community Connections
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Upcoming Webinar: Let’s Get Together: A Joint Town-Gown Climate Plan and the Story of Relationship Building
Patti Garrett, Mayor of the city of Decatur, Georgia, and Leocadia I. Zak, President of Agnes Scott College, recently completed a joint Climate Resilience Plan. This plan is the latest example of a long history of collaborations between this liberal arts college and progressive southern city.

Whether you are a municipal leader or a higher education community liaison, join this illuminating discussion Tuesday, November 28, 12:00pm (EST). Hosted by ITGA's Late Night Lunchtime Talk Show host, this discussion addresses Transforming Relationships and Resiliency in ITGA's Core Competency areas. To register, click here.
ITGA's Core Competencies
ITGA's commitment to resiliency, community, relationships, and well-being forms the foundation of our mission to become a leading resource for tackling challenges, addressing emerging issues, and seizing opportunities within the realm of higher education institutions and their surrounding communities. The work of ITGA and its dedicated members is deeply interconnected through these competencies, fostering the growth and prosperity of our communities and their environments, both natural and manmade. Learn more
United Kingdom Town-Gown Association (UKTGA) Virtual Conference
We are delighted to have a great lineup for the day, with a range of interactive sessions, led by local authority representatives, academics, town-gown practitioners, and many others.

The cost for the full-day conference is just £50.00. Registrations can be made by contacting Schedule available soon.
To see the calendar of events for November, click here.
National & International Headlines
Health Apps Serve as Student Wellness Maps
Some colleges are encouraging students to unplug from their devices for their mental health, but others are leaning into using health and wellness apps.
Understanding the Long-term Societal Impacts of COVID-19
The British Academy was asked by the Government Office for Science to produce an independent review on the long-term societal impacts of COVID-19.
Rutgers Helps Budding Artists Build Portfolios
The program gives local high school students an actual seat at the table making work within a university arts environment,” said Marc Handelman, chair of the Department of Art & Design at Mason Gross.
Mayor Bowser Kicks off HBCU Public Service Program
Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated National Apprenticeship Week by joining the presidents of Howard University and the University of the District of Columbia to kick off the new HBCU Public Service Partnership Program.
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