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Register Now: AASCU Operationalizing Stewards of Place Webinars

StewardsofPlace.jpgAASCU’s Grants Resource Center is hosting three webinars in July featuring contributors to the 2015 monograph, Operationalizing Stewards of Place: Implementing Regional Engagement and Economic Development Strategies. This free publication highlights real-world case studies and best practices for community engagement and economic development drawn from state colleges and universities. The three webinars will cover intellectual property management for small research offices; the international dimensions of regional development; and promoting student engagement.

Complete information about each webinar, including registration links, can be found here:  The fee for each webinar (one campus connection) is $60.

July 7, 2016
12 – 1:30 p.m. EST

Intellectual Property Management for Small Research Offices featuring Richard Wellons (Grants Resource Center), Arjun Sanga (WiSys Technology Foundation), and Thaddeus Guldbrandsen (Plymouth State University, N.H.)

Academic institutions approach intellectual property management individually and through larger state systems and resources for the benefit of their overall mission and their surrounding communities. Brief case studies of intellectual property management issues and solutions are presented as a way of identifying some common intellectual property needs and potentially replicable solutions.

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July 13, 2016
3 – 4:30 p.m. EST

Promoting the International Dimensions of Regional Development featuring Richard Dunfee (retired Grants Resource Center Executive Director) and Angela Rochet, Director, Office of Sponsored Research and Federal Relations, Fort Lewis College (Colo.)

The relationship between international education and development and regional economies is critical. The challenges of planning, designing and executing effective activities will be reviewed. In addition, public and private funding sources for international programming will be identified, and the importance of partnership arrangements will be highlighted.

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July 14, 2016
2 – 3:30 p.m. EST

Promoting Student Engagement featuring Elizabeth Ambos (Council for Undergraduate Research)

Academic institutions have developed successful strategies to both institutionalize student engagement practices and connect student engagement with regional economic development initiatives. The roles that undergraduate research, service-learning, and other high-impact practices play in support of community-based and community-driven research also are featured.

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We look forward to having you join us for these events.  If you have any questions, please contact:

Pollyanne S. Frantz, PhD, CPRA
Executive Director, Grants Resource Center
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
202.478.4697 |


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