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- • Tilghman charts path for the University’s future
- • University establishes new Center for African American Studies
- • Princeton to end early admission
- Special community ties section
- • Community and regional affairs office serves as bridge
- • Celebration this fall to mark 250 years of ‘Princeton in Princeton’
- • Community and Staff Day goes ‘under the lights’ at Princeton Stadium Oct. 13
- • University and local communities invited to join in ‘Plans in Progress’
- • Faculty, staff give back to the community through volunteer work
- • Collaboration with start-up company aims to improve efficiency of solar power
- • CAP shares academic riches with area residents
- • Center keeps pace with civic engagement opportunities
- • Community outreach generates a winning feeling for student-athletes
- • Cotsen materials go on the road
- • Trenton Program kindles passion for art
- • Class of 2010 is most diverse in Princeton‘s history
- • Library exhibition celebrates Goheen
- • Science takes a walk in the park
- • Retiree Open Enrollment is Sept. 25-Oct. 6
- • Humanities Council lines up roster of distinguished visitors
- • Eugenides, Thompson among new faculty members approved
- • Spotlight
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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.
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 web.princeton.edu/sites/pucra. 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 www.princeton.edu/ main/ about/ facts/.