Student engagement does not require a Ph.D. Students will talk to student government about issues that affect their pocket books and lives. This case study includes interviews taken over a few hours on campus on October 31 and November 2. Students skimmed the plan and asked questions about individual goals in each part. Students ranged from partially familiar with JV 2017 to completely lacking any information. Many students reviewed the plan to come to a better understanding and wrote their opinions about the plan or a portion. Each chose to take a picture or request an area of campus with which they identify. These photos were included next to their statements.
Reno and Sparks Nevada are innovation hot-spots. I recently heard a visitor compare what he sees here to the revolutionary energy he witnessed at the beginning of the environmental movement before there was an Environmental Movement.