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Capstone Timeline

Capstone Timeline (Spring Example)

Mid-Summer to End of September

  • Organization proposal and selection process.
  • Complete the Community Organization application and submit by October 30, 2020.
  • Capstone Professors are available for consultation while the project proposal is being developed.
  • All organizations will be notified of the selection decision by the end of October at the latest.

Early October to End of November

  • A Capstone professor will be assigned to your organization to collect background documents for student teams.
  • Provide professors with the required internal data (financials and budgets, your community served, organizational structure, competitive landscape, alliances, etc.)

January

  • Attend Community Organization Day.
  • Key organization leader(s) and/Board members attend – 2-hour session for Community Organization Day.
  • Session designed for organization representative(s) to answer questions about your organization for the students.

January to Late April

  • Working with student teams on information gathering and providing perspectives on evolving recommendation drafts.
  • Project liaison works with students and professors including providing additional data, facilitating interviews for students, answering follow-on questions, etc.
  • Touch base regularly with Capstone professors to discuss progress and resolve potential issues, if necessary.

Late April and Early May

  • Organization leadership team and Board members receive students’ final presentations.
  • Student team deliverables are sent to the organizations for their review and follow-up with student teams, as desired.

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