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Berkley-Patton, Jannette; Thompson, Carole Bowe; Williams, Joah; Christensen, Kelsey; Wainright, Cassandra; Williams, Eric; Bradley-Ewing, Andrea; Bauer, Alexandria; Allsworth, Jenifer – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
African Americans are disproportionately burdened by mental health issues (e.g., stress, chronic depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder). Upon review of mental health local/state/national data, a highly-engaged faith-based Community Action Board (CAB) raised concerns about the mental health needs of African Americans and addressed mental…
Descriptors: African Americans, Church Role, Community Health Services, Mental Health
Gwon, Seok Hyun; Cho, Youngjoo; Laestadius, Linna I.; Wang, Yang; Lee, Han-Joo – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Objective: To assess the characteristics of campus populations who were opposed to a vape-free campus policy and examine factors associated with opposition to a vape-free campus policy among those who indicated support for a tobacco-free policy. Participants: Faculty, staff, and students (N=2210) in a Midwestern university participated. Methods:…
Descriptors: Smoking, Campuses, School Surveys, Individual Characteristics
Haviland, Sara B.; Robbins, Steven; Belur, Vinetha; Cherfrere, Gernissia; Klieger, David – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Employers report struggles to find work-ready candidates who possess a desired combination of job-specific technical, general math and reading, and social and behavioral skills. Community colleges are ideally situated to address these shortages, delivering a trained local labor force and often collaborating directly with employers and regional…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Job Skills, Soft Skills, Skill Development
Lau, Ka Hing; Snell, Robin Stanley – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Service-learning was introduced into Hong Kong over a decade ago, yet there is a research gap about the self-perceived developmental outcomes for students, partly due to the lack of a reliable measurement instrument across course disciplines and types of service-learning. This study validated a recently created Service-Learning Outcomes…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Outcomes of Education, Measures (Individuals), Factor Structure
Young, Kathryn; Anderson, Myron – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
This article uses methods from narrative analysis to consider how the macro-level experiences of racism and sexism appear in micro-level small stories about hierarchical microaggressive intersectionalities (HMI) in higher education. Small stories shared by university faculty and administrators reveal that microaggressions were simultaneously…
Descriptors: Females, College Faculty, College Administration, Women Faculty
Chan, Maureen Yin Lee; Snell, Robin Stanley – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Through qualitative research, which involved qualitative interviews and focus group meetings with members of four student teams, we identified a number of barriers to the development of cohesiveness in teams of local and international exchange (IE) students, who were undertaking service-learning (SL) together. Lack of cohesiveness in such teams…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Exchange Programs, Service Learning, Community Organizations
Green, Patrick M.; Bergen, Daniel J.; Stewart, Cynthia P.; Nayve, Christopher – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Building upon the proposed concept of an engagement of hope (Green, Stewart, Bergen, & Nayve, 2020) emerging from the exploration of faith-based approaches to community engagement, the authors delve into collaborative inquiry and critical reflection to construct a framework and equity-centered theory of action for community engagement. Drawing…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Cooperation, Inquiry, School Community Relationship
Lau, Ka Hing; Chan, Maureen Yin Lee; Yeung, Cynthia Lok Sum; Snell, Robin Stanley – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Research on community impacts from service-learning has been scarce, yet this area is worth exploring in order to understand how and why service-learning can make a difference. The current research sought to validate a conceptual framework (Lau & Snell, 2020), which categorizes the impacts of service-learning on community partner organizations…
Descriptors: Service Learning, School Community Relationship, College Students, Stakeholders
Chlebowski, Arthur L.; McWilliams, Joshua D.; Hawkins, William C.; El Tawil, Stephanie – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
The Technology Commercialization Academy (TCA) was launched to promote the identification, assessment, and exploitation of economically viable innovations by undergraduates and retain those graduates in the southwest Indiana region. Further, as part of the I-69 Innovation Corridor initiative, the TCA was part of increasing the regional Innovation…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Job Skills
Coleman, Jeffrey K.; Holloman, Darryl B.; Turner-Harper, Melanie D.; Wan, Christina M. – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
This study examines the impact of a cultural center on students' views and perceptions of their own cultural competency learning and ability to manage their college experience at a large metropolitan university. This exploratory analysis highlights the views of ten students who frequently engaged with a cultural center. Emerging themes include:…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Metropolitan Areas, Urban Universities, Conflict Resolution
Franks, Bridget A.; McGlamery, Sheryl L. – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Educational opportunity gaps experienced by students of color living in poverty, with accompanying lower levels of mathematics achievement, remain a roadblock to their access to college-level training in STEM fields. To address this problem, secondary teachers must be confident in their ability to share mathematics content effectively with…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, STEM Education, Camps, Mathematics Instruction
Steiner, Amanda; Wilcoxen, Chris; Bell, Julie – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
In the fall of 2012, 11% (n=157) of clinical practice (i.e. student teaching) candidates at a metropolitan university were in jeopardy of not passing clinical practice. Public schools in the area began to voice their concerns, and placements of candidates became a challenge. As a result, the university re-envisioned the program, utilizing third…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Cooperative Learning, Field Experience Programs
Garton, Paul – Metropolitan Universities, 2021
Interest in universities as anchor institutions within their communities and cities is growing as civic leaders search for ways to build local wealth. Systematic analysis of the effects of anchor institution initiatives remains difficult due to the disparate nature of anchor initiatives and a relative lack of a shared language describing the work.…
Descriptors: Urban Universities, Economic Development, School Community Relationship, Institutional Characteristics
Glazier, Rebecca A.; Driskill, Gerald; Leach, Kirk – Metropolitan Universities, 2020
Places of worship play important roles as anchor institutions that promote community engagement and motivate political activity. Universities, particularly in urban settings, can also serve as anchor institutions that connect communities. Yet, there is often a gulf between the two, to the detriment of the broader community. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Religious Organizations, Urban Universities, Community Involvement, School Community Relationship
Filomeno, Felipe A. – Metropolitan Universities, 2020
Immigration is one of the most contentious topics in contemporary American politics. This study presents the planning, implementation, and evaluation of a program of faith community dialogues on immigration developed in partnership between a public university, a faith-based group of volunteers, and Catholic congregations. Based on data from…
Descriptors: Immigration, Public Colleges, Catholics, School Community Relationship
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