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Princeton Weekly Bulletin   September 25, 2006, Vol. 96, No. 3   prev   next   current

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  • Editor: Ruth Stevens

    Calendar editor: Carolyn Geller

    Staff writers: Jennifer Greenstein Altmann, Eric Quiñones

    Contributing writer: Denise Barricklow, Cass Cliatt, Karin Dienst, Teresa Riordan

    Photographers: Denise Applewhite, John Jameson

    Design: Maggie Westergaard

    Web edition: Mahlon Lovett

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Community ties

Community and regional affairs office serves as bridge

Princeton NJ — This issue of the Princeton Weekly Bulletin is being mailed to residents of the local community on behalf of the Office of Community and Regional Affairs.

Led by Kristin Appelget, director of community and regional affairs, and Karen Woodbridge, director of community relations, the office serves as a bridge between the University and the community. Staff members work with county and municipal government officials, plus with a wide variety of community organizations, to enhance the quality of life throughout the Princeton region.

Nassau Street procession

The procession of Princeton international students makes its way down Nassau Street during the annual Communiversity celebration. (photo: John Jameson)

The office manages University/community relationships in areas involving financial contributions, land use, affordable housing, transportation, environmental impact and local economic development.

Staff members also oversee community relations initiatives, such as the Community Auditing Program and the Program in Continuing Education, the Community Use of University Facilities Program and the Surplus Equipment Donations Program, as well as numerous arts and entertainment initiatives for the community, such as Community and Staff Day at Princeton Stadium and the Communiversity spring festival.

For more information about the Office of Community and Regional Affairs, call 258-3204, visit 22 Chambers St., Suite 101, or go online at Pick up a copy of the “Community Ties” brochure and the “Princeton Profile” booklet for detailed information on the University’s relationship with the town, the region and the community in general; “Ties” also is available on the office’s Web site, and the “Profile” is available at main/ about/ facts/.


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