The Wilson Bay Initiative, Riverworks, and the Sturgeon City Partnership: A Case Study for Building Effective Academic-Community Partnerships

Jay F. Levine, Glenn Hargett, J.P. McCann, Pat Donovan Potts, Sheila Pierce


This article describes North Carolina State University’s Sturgeon
City partnership, which has transformed an urban brownfield
site into a community civic, recreational, and learning resource.
The project was recognized in 2010 with the C. Peter Magrath
Community Engagement Award and the Outreach Scholarship
W. K. Kellogg Foundation Engagement Award for the Southern

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