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Program Spotlight: Texas A&M and UW-Madison Featured on the GovLove Podcast

By: Ada Inman

EPIC-Network Program Spotlight: The GovLove podcast, hosted by ELGL, featured representatives from Texas A&M and UW-Madison in separate podcast episodes this past month.

In the GovLove episode highlighting UW-Madison, two guests joined the podcast to talk about the UniverCity Year partnership between the Village of Waunakee, WI, the Ho-Chunk Nation, and students from the University of Wisconsin. Todd Schmidt is the Village Manager of Waunakee and Bill Quackenbush is the Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Ho-Chunk Nation. They shared how the partnership came about and what the organizations worked on together. To learn more about this partnership you can listen to the podcast episode here.

In the most recent GovLove podcast episode, three guests joined the podcast to talk about the Texas Target Communities program. Kara Escajeda is the City Manager of Nolanville, Texas. Dr. Wei Li is an Associate Professor and Jaimie Masterson is the Director at Texas Target Communities, both from Texas A&M University. They outlined the innovative partnership between the city and university. They shared the greatest outcomes of the partnership along with how to get involved. To listen in on this exciting discussion, you can hear the full podcast episode here.

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