Active Minds: Changing the Conversation about Mental Health
Active minds is the only organization working to utilize the student voice to change the conversation about mental health on college campuses. By developing and supporting chapters of a student-run mental health awareness, education, and advocacy group on campus, the organization works to increase students’ awareness of mental health issues, provides information and resources regarding mental health and mental illness, encourages students to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serves as liaison between students and the mental health community.
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
BTtoP had a long-standing partnership with AAC&U (2003-2020). AAC&U is the leading national association concerned with the quality, vitality, and public standing of undergraduate liberal education. Its members are committed to extending the advantages of a liberal education to all students, regardless of academic specialization or intended career. Founded in 1915, AAC&U now comprises more than 1,300 member institutions—including accredited public and private colleges, community colleges, research universities, and comprehensive universities of every type and size. AAC&U organizes its work around four broad goals: LEAP: Liberal Education as a Global Necessity; Quality: 21st Century Markers for the Value of US Degrees; Equity: Innovation, Inclusive Excellence, and Student Success; and Social Responsibility: Integrative Liberal Learning for the Global Commons.
Campus Community Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) is a nonprofit organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. We view health broadly as physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well-being and emphasize partnership approaches to health that focus on changing the conditions and environments in which people live, work and play.
Campus Compact is a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university presidents - representing some 6 million students - dedicated to promoting community service, civic engagement, and service-learning in higher education.
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
CIC is the major national service organization for all small and mid-sized, independent, liberal arts colleges and universities in the U.S. CIC focuses on providing services to campus leaders through seminars, workshops, and programs that assist institutions in improving educational offerings, administrative and financial performance, and institutional visibility.
Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR)
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) and its affiliated colleges, universities, and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students.
Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses
Co-led by the Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division and the Centre for Addictions Research of BC, Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses (HM | HC) is a vibrant province-wide community of practice that engages students, campus professionals, faculty, administrators and community partners. This initiative facilitates creative and collaborative learning opportunities to build capacity in mental health promotion and reducing risky substance use. For 10 years we have worked with campus stakeholders to bring research and theory into practice and inspire innovation towards systemic, sustainable change with an ultimate goal of creating conditions that enhance student well-being and learning.
Imagining America (IA)
Imagining America is an organization grounded in scholarship and creative practice, looking to translate our best thinking and creation into actions. Whether exploring how arts contribute to community development, recognizing the wealth of knowledge produced through partnerships bringing together community and campus stakeholders, or making it possible for a faculty member’s public scholarship to “count” when he or she comes up for tenure and promotion, IA is committed to higher education as an active agent for the public good.
Project Pericles is a not-for-profit organization that encourages and facilitates commitments by colleges and universities to include social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of their educational programs. Currently, Periclean colleges and universities across the country are each implementing a unique program of curricular and co-curricular initiatives that prepare and encourage students to become active, responsible citizens. These initiatives include signature Periclean programs - Creating Cohesive Paths to Civic Engagement, the Civic Engagement Course (CEC) Program™, Debating for Democracy (D4D)™, and the Periclean Faculty Leadership (PFL) Program™ - and constructively engage students, faculty, administrators, trustees, and alumni in a range of socially-oriented enterprises and collaborations.