CIVIC Connections

Committed to
Social Improvement


> Our students provide more than 100,000 hours per year to social service agencies from Fort Pierce to Homestead.

> We are reaching out to solve issues and problems of migrant workers.

> We are helping to increase nurse retention rates by providing leadership development in nursing.

> We are exploring solutions to build healthy communities that are walk able, livable and equitable.

Programs & Initiatives

Broward Community Design Collaborative
Advances knowledge on issues related to urban form in South Florida by creating a forum for urban design oriented solutions at multiple scales, with the objective to help build healthy communities in Broward County that are walk able, livable and equitable.

Dr. Daniel Weppner Center for Civic Engagement and Service
Develops partnerships between the university and community, providing service opportunities to faculty, staff and students; and promotes the link between the curriculum and service fostering civic awareness.

Florida Institute for Safety and Construction
Provides South Florida workers with effective training for workplace safety, construction management and technology.

John Scott Daily Florida Institute of Government
Enhances the effectiveness and quality of government in Florida through research, training and technical assistance.

MetroLAB
MetroLAB is a collaborative community engagement storefront gallery space on Las Olas Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. MetroLAB programs include exhibits, lectures, meetings, and presentations that critically address issues of concern to the South Florida urban community.

Public Procurement Research Center
Builds a professional community of scholars and practitioners devoted to improved efficiency, equality and transparency in public procurement.

Visual Planning Technology Lab
Advances research and knowledge on the application of geospatial and visual planning technologies for public and private sector planning and decision-making.

Resources

College of Architecture, Urban and Public Affairs

Continuing Education Opportunities

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