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Bruna, Katherine Richardson; Farley, Jennifer; McNelly, Carla A.; Sellers, Debra M.; Johnson, Roberta – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
This article describes the ISU 4U Promise, an innovative college access and affordability initiative. Through this early-commitment partnership program between Iowa State University and Des Moines Public Schools, youth from two urban elementary schools are eligible for tuition awards when they enroll as undergraduates at Iowa State University.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Elementary School Students
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Plakans, Lia; Alper, Rebecca; Colvin, Carolyn; Aquilino, Mary; Louko, Linda J.; Zebrowski, Patricia; Ali, Saba Rasheed – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
For over 3 years, 6 faculty members and 1 graduate student have gathered as a working group applying an interdisciplinary focus to public engagement projects involving immigrant families in the rural Midwest. One dimension of the group's effort has been to involve faculty, staff, and students from many disciplines in its examination of pertinent…
Descriptors: Socialization, Interdisciplinary Approach, Focus Groups, Immigrants
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Franz, Nancy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this commentary, author Nancy Franz reflects on her 2009 " Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement" article "A Holistic Model of Engaged Scholarship: Telling the Story across Higher Education's Missions" (EJ905411) reprinted in this 20th anniversary issue of "Journal of Higher Education Outreach and…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Learner Engagement, Higher Education, Community Involvement
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Jordan, Nicholas; Schulte, Lisa A.; Williams, Carol; Mulla, David; Pitt, David; Slotterback, Carissa Schively; Jackson, Randall; Landis, Douglas; Dale, Bruce; Becker, Dennis; Rickenbach, Mark; Helmers, Matt; Bringi, Bobby – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
Global demand is increasing for food, feed, and fiber; for additional agricultural outputs, such as biofuels; and for ecosystem services, such as clean water and outdoor recreation. In response, new agricultural enterprises are needed that produce more outputs from existing lands while meeting the "triple bottom line" of high performance…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Land Use, Agriculture, Economic Factors
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Brown, Paul W.; Otto, Daniel M.; Ouart, Michael D. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
The traditional funding model of the Cooperative Extension System has been stretched to its limits by increasing demand for information and programs without concurrent increases in funding by the public sector. As the social, economic, and political environments have evolved and become more complex, extension is often asked to apply the expertise…
Descriptors: Financial Support, Educational Finance, Extension Education, Models
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Prigge, George W.; Torraco, Richard J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This qualitative research study utilized the grounded theory tradition to examine organizational structures and processes in a purposefully selected sample of American universities that have established and maintained partnerships with industry. Institutional leaders from the corporate relations offices from fifteen of the top research…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Qualitative Research, Grounded Theory