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  1. We Can and Must Do More: Urban Planning Programs as Higher Education Leaders Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) @ University of Oregon Marc Schlossberg, PhD Associate Professor, Planning, Public Policy & Mgmt. Co-Founder and Co-Director, Sustainable Cities Initiative University of Oregon

  2. Sustainable City Year Program (SCYP) Catalytic Learning What if we could connect existing courses taught in their existing ways with existing faculty to a single city over an academic year to work on sustainability-related projects identified by city staff?

  3. 2010/11 • 16 projects • 28 courses • 500 students • 80,000 hours of work • 11 disciplines / 2 universities • 3 separate municipal corporations • 7 city departments • $330,000

  4. SCYP Disciplines • Planning • Architecture • Public Policy • Landscape Arch • Interior Arch • Journalism • Digital Arts • Product Design • Business • Law • Civil Engineering • Economics • Geography • Arts and Admin.

  5. SCYP Projects Gresham Sustainable City Hall Erin Moore, Kelsey Beardsley, and Jean Von Bargen Architecture

  6. Bicycle Transportation

  7. SCYP Projects Rockwood Transit Node Nico Larco, Rich Margerum, Bob Parker, Robert Young Architecture and Planning

  8. SCYP Projects Industrial By-Product Re-Use Jennifer Howard-Grenville Business

  9. SCYP Projects Salem Latino Civic Engagement Gerardo Sandoval, Planning Cultural Mapping in Northeast Salem Doug Blandyand John Fehn, Arts and Administration

  10. SCYP Projects Sustainable Streetlights Jason Germany, Colleen Chrisinger Product Design and Planning

  11. What’s the Difference? • Scale matters • Multi-disciplinary • Planning as organizer • Opt in • Can work with existing applied work • Or not • Needs no permission • Based on existing resources • We charge cities $300k+

  12. Benefits to our Universities • Cross disciplinary • Applied & relevant • Real impact to communities • Service to State • Meeting student and faculty interest All based on the resources that alreadyexists.

  13. “The Sustainable Cities Initiative is perhaps the most comprehensive effort by a U.S. university to infuse sustainability into its curricula and community outreach.” “In Oregon students seek key to a sustainable city” August 23, 2011

  14. “one of higher education's most successful and comprehensive service-learning programs.” Students Go Into the Consulting Business for Cities Scott Carlson, May 24, 2013

  15. Sustainable City Year Awards

  16. MAACs, not MOOCs • Massively • Applied • Action oriented • Curriculum Catalytic Learning

  17. Next Steps: Replicating the “Oregon Model” • Annual replication workshops • next: April 2014 • Cities and universities can come together • Already being implemented in 12 States • Consult and Advise • Prior to, in conjunction with, or subsequent to workshop • National Network • Cities and universities forging new path

  18. We Can and Must Do More: Urban Planning Programs as Higher Education Leaders Marc Schlossberg schlossb@uoregon.edu sci.uoregon.edu