Key points from a conversation about the overdose crisis and COVID-19

Key points from a conversation about the overdose crisis and COVID-19

Print On July 23, 2020, we hosted “A Tale of Two Crises: COVID-19 and the Overdose Emergency” as part of the Distant, Not Disengaged series. Watch the conversation about the...

“There’s no way you can be a leader without so many mistakes”

“There’s no way you can be a leader without so many mistakes”

I had the pleasure of catching up with Hel recently to talk about everything from social media creativity, perfectionism and storytelling for the blog’s latest spotlight. I was...

Leading the Way: Women Leaders in Post-secondary Education

Leading the Way: Women Leaders in Post-secondary Education

Join us on Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:30 – 9:00 AM PDT | 8:00 – 9:30 PM IST. The international panel discussion will focus on the main theme of women leaders leading the way in...

[INSIGHTS] How to Develop an Effective Public Engagement Plan | MetroQuest

[INSIGHTS] How to Develop an Effective Public Engagement Plan | MetroQuest

In order to run a successful public engagement campaign, you must develop a comprehensive and strategic plan! This plan will be the blueprint for success for your team, so make...

Engaging children for their future

Engaging children for their future

Hard to reach or maybe we just need to work harder to reach them? Children have traditionally been placed in the too hard basket when it comes to community engagement....

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process

4 ½ ways you can engage children in the decision making process Last year was all about the blogs of 5. Top 5s, 5 tips, 5 hints… well I’m being different for 2016 and in the...

Senior recognized for outstanding leadership, service

Senior recognized for outstanding leadership, service

Appalachian State University senior Lauren Moody, of Marietta, Georgia, is the recipient of a 2020 Community Impact Student Award from North Carolina Campus Compact. Moody is...

Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Community-university engagement in a time of COVID-19

Transformative LeadershipUniversity World NewsMastercard FoundationUniversity World News This article is part of a series on published by in partnership with is solely...

How 'school streets' could create safer, healthier cities

How 'school streets' could create safer, healthier cities

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, communities living in cities need cleaner air to breathe and outdoor public space to be social yet physically distanced. Recognition of these issues...

Global Approaches to Well-Being: What We Are Learning

Global Approaches to Well-Being: What We Are Learning

Stepping back a bit, four years ago, it dawned on me that the concept of “well-being” might lead to a world of learning opportunities that could deepen and broaden the Robert...

Racial Equity in Action: How to Get Started

Racial Equity in Action: How to Get Started

Over the course of 2020, racial inequities demonstrated through the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy, and criminal justice have been front and center. City and county managers are...

University rankings don’t measure what matters

University rankings don’t measure what matters

International rankings of universities are big business and big news . These systems order universities on the basis of a variety of criteria such as student to staff ratio,...