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Conference Presentations

Community Engagement Centers

Broadening Perspectives and Increasing Off-Campus Connectivity
Published 2019
Presented by Sean Beasley, Lina Dostilio, Daren Ellerbee
Planning Types: Campus Planning

Discover how the University of Pittsburgh delivers diverse expertise and support to communities in need through an off-campus community engagement center initiative. Colleges and universities have a responsibility to use their expansive expertise and knowledge to assist and inspire community members and to broaden the student's perspective. Through a candid discussion about our collective experiences and lessons learned in this new community outreach effort, we will provide you with a roadmap of the various obstacles you must consider at your own institution.