Creating Health-Focused Academic-Community Partnerships

  • Sherry K. Gaines Georgia State University
Keywords: Higher Education, Community Partnerships, Health


Partnerships with communities help universities respond to contemporary societal issues, enrich educational experiences, and offer opportunities for research and faculty practice. At Georgia State, three health-related programs link campus and community in projects for grandparents raising grandchildren, for migrant farm workers, and for inner-city child care workers.