As part of the university’s successful Carnegie Community Engagement Classification application process, the Office of Research and Engagement has compiled a list of fifty of UT’s best community-campus partnerships. The university will be celebrating its status as an engaged institution throughout the year by featuring these individual examples in articles that highlight their unique contribution to the community.
The Nashville Civic Design Center
The Nashville Civic Design Center is an independent nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to improve quality of life for Nashvillians through visionary thinking, partnerships that encourage high quality design, and the facilitation of public dialogue on key issues that impact how we live, work and play. The design center is known and respected for its ability to bring people together and facilitate proactive discussion to promote change.
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