Thursday April 7, 9:45 am – 10:45 am
Track(s): 
Track 1: Quality
Track 2: Equality & Opportunity
Track 3: Sustainability
Track 4: Affordability
Track 5: Visibility
Moderator: 
Sue Vessella
Dean
Woodbury University
Building Campus-Community Partnerships to Strengthen Student Assets and Empower Healthy and Happy Leaders

Campus-community partnerships, linking students across the education continuum, are crucial to serving the public good. However, developing quality and sustainable collaborations that integrate student experiences and community support can be challenging. Our partnership is a successful example of an assets-based program to empower students to be healthy and happy citizens.

Tu-Uyen Nguyen
Associate Professor
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)
Ashley Cheri
Program Director
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)
Victor (Veejay) Atilano
Program Coordinator
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)
Jennifer Carreon
Parent Partner
Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA)
Robin Turner
English Teacher
Magnolia High School
Anthony Villanueva
Student Research Assistant
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)
Amanda (Mandy) Nguyen
Student Research Assistant
California State University, Fullerton (CSUF)
Partnering with a Local Nonprofit Organization to Improve Student Learning, Promote Public Good, and Enhance Institutional Visibility

This presentation will cover the supports and barriers to implementing and sustaining a collaborative partnership implemented to improve student learning, promote public good, and enhance institutional visibility in the community. Perspectives from faculty, public relations personnel, students, community partners, and recipients of services will clarify the challenges and corresponding solutions.

 

Presentation and handouts for this session can be found here:  https://wascsenior.box.com/s/m043aguqahfayr3hguje85cu02yj8j6l

Julie Watson
Assistant Professor
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Prerna Poojary-Mazzotta
Instructor
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences
Inti Marazita
Instructor
University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences