Miami University Connection

Check out the link below to see the latest Miami student and Knolls resident collaboration. This unique video production was created by Miami students to honor Knolls of Oxford Veterans for their dedication and commitment to our country.

Salute to Our Veterans

Miami University's affiliation with The Knolls of Oxford, formalized on December 20, 2005 is one of more than 100 such partnerships forged between colleges and nearby retirement communities over the past 25 years. The formal affiliation has been renewed in 2008, 2011, and will be renewed again in 2014.

The Miami-Knolls Affiliation which preserves the autonomy of both parties, came about after officials from both communities began exploring in earnest the mutually beneficial possibilities of a partnership in 2004. The affiliation's goals, as stated in the formal agreement signed by Jeffery Herbst, provost and vice-president of Miami University along with Terry Marty, chairman of the board for Maple Knoll Communities, Inc., a non-profit enterprise that oversees The Knolls of Oxford - are as follows:

spacer1. To foster cooperation and interaction between the Knolls and Miami University for the benefit of both
spacerMiami University and The Knolls and their constituent groups.
spacer2. To enhance educational opportunities for Knolls residents and Miami University students and staff.
spacer3. To increase intergenerational exposure and activities.
spacer4. Miami students participating in service learning, internships and administrator-in-training programs
spacerat The Knolls.
spacer5. To grant preferential admission to The Knolls for Miami University affiliated faculty and staff and their
spacerfamilies to enhance the Miami University Community.

"This has been a match made in Oxford, a little piece of heaven on earth, And the best is yet to come."

spacer-Former Miami President
spacerDr. Phillip Shriver

"There can't be enough good things said about this extraordinary relationship ...I can't think of a better way to improve this relationship than to do more of it."

spacer-Miami University President
spacerDr. David Hodge

Download Miami University - Affiliation - Volume 3 2014


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