University Economic Development Association

Concurrent Session – Archway Partnership: A One-of-a-kind Model that can Work Anywhere

Speakers: Angel Jackson – Public Service Associate, UGA Archway Partnership
Rosanna Cruz-Bibb – Hart Archway Professional, UGA Archway Partnership
Sam Perren – McDuffie Archway Professional, UGA
Brittany Standifer – Spalding Archway Professional


The University of Georgia Archway Partnership connects higher education resources to community-identified needs and opportunities across Georgia. Presenters will share a proven model of collaboration that engages community organizations and stakeholders with all aspects of university work through long-term partnerships and trust building. This workshop will provide tangible examples of enhancing community collaboration and decision-making through specific examples from various Archway Partnership communities. The workshop will illustrate the complexities of civic cooperation, best practices for community engagement, and how these efforts enhance faculty research and student instruction while meeting community needs and building lasting local partnerships.

September 20 @ 13:45
13:45 — 15:00 (1h 15′)