Community Engagement / Regional Development
A collection of case studies matching the Community Engagement / Regional Development category.
A Partnership between Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and George Washington Community High School
The partnership between Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and George Washington Community High School is reciprocal and has been recognized nationally as a model for comprehensive school/community partnerships.
A Regional Higher Education Center - A Unique Partnership with Community Colleges and Business to Expand Access and Affordability
The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is an innovative partnership of 9 University System of Maryland universities offering quality higher education at one campus in Montgomery County, MD. Along with local community colleges, USG provides access to more than 60 high-demand baccalaureate and graduate degrees that are specifically selected to respond to the workforce needs of the county and region.
Adolescent Diversion Project is a university/community collaboration that uses innovative educational experiences, best practice interventions, and sound scientific methodology to address the pressing social issue of juvenile delinquency in Ingham County.
The Health Sector Supply Chain Research Consortium is an innovative university based collaborative designed to solve complex cross-cutting problems. The Consortium brings together competing and complimentary organizations to define supply chain research, elevate the standard of management and delineate managerial strategies that optimize cost and clinical effectiveness, safety and sustainability.
The University of Georgia’s Archway Partnership is a new approach to help communities statewide effectively access higher education resources to support community development efforts.
A university in Ghana promotes the liberal arts and participation of the student body in community development to provide them with the skills necessary to lead a nation in crisis into an African renaissance.
Arizona State University’s Downtown Phoenix campus is a successful example of partnership between the university and the city of Phoenix.
ASUKI step – An International Employee-Based Walking Challenge with Arizona State University and the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden
ASUKI step is a worksite, pedometer-based walking challenge designed to encourage employees from ASU and the Karolinska Institute (KI) to take 10,000 steps or more each day for 6 months. Participants were in teams of 3 or 4 persons per team. 713 persons from ASU and 1377 persons from the KI enrolled in the study from March to September 2009. Winning teams won a trip to either Arizona or Sweden.
The School of Medicine at the University of Queensland (UQ) has forged an international partnership with the Ochsner Health System, New Orleans, Louisiana that will see 120 US students complete their first two years on campus in Brisbane, Australia and the final clinical years in New Orleans, eligible to practice in both countries on graduation. The project is currently in its implementation stage.
Bridging the gaps between college students in Ethiopia and an educational program designed to improve the impoverished country’s food supply
While continuing her internationally recognized research examining the connection between child malnutrition and cognitive development, Barbara Stoecker has also served as the link between college students in Ethiopia and an educational program designed to improve the impoverished country’s food supply.
The University of South Africa’s service learning project uses university resources to help solve community problems by bringing students and faculty of social work with the surrounding community.
Ohio State University’s Campus Partners for Community Urban Revitalization organizes improvements in the University District.
Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families: Uniting Research, Education, and Community
The Center for Improving Health Outcomes in Children, Teens, and Families, created in 2006 by the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, built on the college’s 50+ years of education and community presence when it launched its Research Core. Under its guidance, faculty have seen rises in research funding, created new educational opportunities, and expanded innovative community collaborations.
Chongqing University in China contributes to the regional socioeconomic development by integrating its functions of teaching, research, and production.
San Francisco State University was recognized as a pioneer in civic engagement.
The Center seized the opportunity to build and transform Arizona’s clinical research enterprise by identifying and integrating community goals and needs with the objectives of ASU’s New American University and the NIH and Arizona Bioscience Roadmaps. Our symbiotic relationships increase efficiency, generate new revenues, and enhance Arizona’s global competitiveness in clinical research.
Community University Partnership Program in United Kingdom enhances the capacity of the community and the university to engage for mutual benefit and ensures that the university's resources are fully available to, informed and exploited by its local communities.
The COMPUGIRLS technology program asks the girls to create project that has a social justice theme relevant to their own communities.
Attracting accomplished students to participate in research and direct service with non-profit leaders in New York City's most economically distressed communities, Cornell Urban Scholars Program led to two-thirds of the program's graduates taking pubic service positions.
Student teachers engage in fulltime classroom experience, community involvement, and service learning in 15 countries, the Navajo Nation, and Chicago Public Schools. A yearlong preparatory phase precedes the placement. Structured assignments onsite require extensive interaction with school personnel and members of the local community, extending student teacher learning well beyond the school day.