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Planning for Higher Education Journal

Book Review: The New American College TownLocked

Designing Effective Campus and Community Partnerships
From Volume 48 Number 4 | July–Sep 2020
Conference Presentations

How the Performing Arts Foster Successful Long-term Town and Gown Relationship Growth

Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Southern Regional Conference. This session will discuss how performing arts facilities, when successfully planned, designed, and programmed, can enhance and respond to evolving campus and community cultural demands.
Webinar Recordings

Transforming CSU Monterey Bay With the Living Community Challenge

Published 2020
California State University-Monterey Bay (CSU-MB) is the first university campus to register for the Living Community Challenge, becoming a model for how university campus design and planning can have a profound impact beyond the campus. We will discuss how our 2018 Architecture at Zero award-winning wellness and recreation design solution is transforming CSU-MB into a healthy, sustainable, net-positive environment.
Conference Presentations

Campus Public Art

An Investment in Town/Gown Goodwill
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Atlantic Regional Conference. Join us for this primer on campus public art. We'll discuss funding, decision making, how public art is an investment, and what can go right (along with what can go wrong).
Conference Presentations

One Yale

A Unified Campus for The Next Century
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 North Atlantic Regional Conference. Yale has unified its community with strategic development along its two-mile-long urban campus, strengthening diversity and inclusion while the historically dispersed communities of the residential colleges continue to flourish.
Conference Presentations

Highlander Accelerator

Upending Conventional Models for Higher Education in Underserved Neighborhoods
Published 2019
In this session, we will discuss how to successfully plan campus facilities that accommodate place-specific educational content for non-traditional and underrepresented students as well as lifelong learning for community members.
Conference Presentations

Tour: UW Bothell and Cascadia College Campus

Published 2019
A tour of the co-located University of Washington (UW) Bothell and Cascadia College campuses, presented in the context of development opportunities and new regulations from the 2017 Campus Master Plan.
Conference Presentations

Community Engagement Centers

Broadening Perspectives and Increasing Off-Campus Connectivity
Published 2019
Discover how the University of Pittsburgh delivers diverse expertise and support to communities in need through an off-campus community engagement center initiative.
Conference Presentations

Campus Transformation and Community Revitalization

Published 2019
Binghamton University has become a catalyst for transforming and revitalizing an economically-challenged community while maintaining its historical footprint.
Conference Presentations

Exploring the Role of Campus Architecture in Revitalizing Urban Downtowns

Published 2019
In this session, we will demonstrate how Rutgers University aligned its development model with city planning initiatives to be a partner in urban renewal at its Camden and Newark campuses.
Conference Presentations

Resilient Together

Bridgeport’s Campus and City Come Back Stronger After Sandy
Published 2019
In this session we will outline strategies for identifying multi-benefit projects, including finding potential partners and alternative avenues for project implementation.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Is a Capital Project on Your Plate?Locked

A Guide to Developing Effective Places for Teaching and Learning
From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
Here are eight steps proven to help planners navigate the complexities and avoid the pitfalls that are too often part of the process when planning and funding capital projects.
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