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Office of University Partnerships, 2013
When the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established the Office of University Partnerships (OUP) in 1994, it decided that one of the new office's goals would be to "create the next generation of urban scholars and encourage them to focus their work on housing and community development policy." HUD already had a…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Grants, Doctoral Dissertations, Urban Planning
Office of University Partnerships, 2013
In a time of declining federal funding, partnerships that can leverage resources to accomplish complementary goals are vital to creating and maintaining successful communities. HUD's Office of University Partnerships (OUP) has fostered these partnerships by investing funds in institutions of higher education (IHEs), which use these grants to…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Universities, Capacity Building, Technical Assistance
Office of University Partnerships, 2013
These days, the federal government is keenly interested in how to encourage the process of developing resiliency in the struggle to revitalize decayed urban communities. The White House, through the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) initiative, is also seeking to create cross-agency collaborations "to strengthen neighborhoods, towns,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Public Sector, Private Sector, Higher Education