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Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop

Intensive professional development program

September 24-25, 2017

Outreach and Engagement Practitioners Network

A community of practice offering a workshop

September 24-25, 2017

Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship

Effort to organize an international academy to advance university-community collaboration


The Feed

Posted Feb 11, 2018

SciComm 2018: A Conference on Effective Science Communication (March 23-25, 2018, Lincoln, Nebraska)

Posted Feb 7, 2018

University-Industry Interaction Conference (June 20-22, 2018, London, U.K.)

Posted Feb 5, 2018

Thinking Participatively Research Conference (June 20, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada)

Posted Jan 26, 2018

Just Announced: 2018 Imagining America National Conference (October 19-21, 2018, Chicago, Illinois)

Posted Jan 15, 2018

2018 National Alliance for Broader Impacts Summit (April 25-27, 2018, Providence, Rhode Island)

Posted Nov 22, 2017

Public Philosophy Journal Announces Engaged Scholars Digital Pilot Program (Application deadline: January 1, 2018)

Posted Nov 10, 2017

Call for Proposals: National Alliance for Broader Impacts Summit 2018 (Proposal deadline: January 9, 2018)

Posted Nov 1, 2017

2017 MetroLab Network Annual Summit (December 13-14, 2017, Atlanta, Georgia)

Posted Oct 23, 2017

Livestream Event: African Women Post Independence: Economic Empowerment, Peace, and Security (November 8, 2017, 3:00-4:00pm-EasternUS)

Posted Oct 17, 2017

3rd Annual Winter Course: Integrating Societal Impact in a Research Strategy (November 29 - December 1, 2017, Vienna, Austria)

Posted Oct 5, 2017

7th Annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Higher Education (June 11-13, 2018, Lowell, Massachusetts)

Posted Oct 5, 2017

2017 National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement Conference (December 6-7, 2017, Bristol, UK)

Posted Oct 5, 2017

Webinar: A House of Civic Engagement, A Foundation of Civic Learning (October 11, 2017, 2:00pm-EasternUS)

Posted Aug 21, 2017

Webinar: Building Support for Scientist Engagement (August 31, 2017)

Award-Winning Engagement

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    Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University

    Led by the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University and its partners, the Star Behavioral Health Providers (SBHP) collaboration is strengthening the community mental health infrastructure for veterans and military families. Read more

  • Portland State University Logo

    Let Knowledge Serve: Portland State University and the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

    Portland State University (PSU) and the City of Portland''s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) are committed to a partnership that engages faculty and students from a variety of disciplines in education, research, and service. Read more

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    The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State

    The Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness fosters research and outreach efforts to promote the health and wellbeing of military families. Read more

  • East Carolina University Logo

    MATCH-ECU Partnership

    The MATCH-Wellness partnership was created to address American childhood obesity rates that have tripled over the last decade. Read more

  • San Jose State University Logo

    CommUniverCity San José is a partnership that engages local residents with faculty, students and city staff in learning projects that accomplish neighborhood-defined goals. Read more

  • Texas Tech University Logo

    East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood is a community-based collaboration designed to improve the educational opportunities for children in East Lubbock. Read more

  • University of New Hampshire Logo

    Prevention Innovations Research Center is committed to ending sexual and relationship violence and stalking through effective researcher-community practitioner partnerships. Read more

  • University of Minnesota Logo

    Hennepin-University Partnership represents a 10-year-old strategic alignment between the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County. This alignment focuses on addressing... Read more

  • University of New Hampshire Logo

    New Hampshire Lakes Lay Monitoring Program (NH LLMP) is a volunteer water quality monitoring program that has been used as a model to create and improve similar programs in 35 states and 12 countries. Read more

  • Oregon State University Logo

    Oregon Open Campus (OOC): Making the Connection serves as a convener of community partners who address educational needs unique to individual Oregon communities. Read more

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Logo

    Working Together to Transform Lives through Pharmacist Collaborative Care and Outreach in the Community (PCOC) initiatives focus on underserved populations, including the uninsured, older adults, homeless individuals, and those living in rural areas. Read more

  • Purdue University Logo

    Purdue Kenya Program's (PKP) mission is to build sustainable access to high quality care for nearly 3.5 million people in the AMPATH catchment area while fostering development of globally engaged students. This partnership includes Kenyan patients and pharmacists as well as AMPATH and Purdue University. Read more

  • University of Texas at El Paso logoNuestra Casa ("Our House") is an interactive advocacy, communication and social mobilization tool, sharing stories of challenge and hope from people living with tuberculosis (TB), a major global health threat that takes a particular toll on impoverished communities. Read more

  • Penn State University logo

    The Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program engages students and faculty across Penn State in the rigorous research, design, field-testing, and launch of technology-based social enterprises. Read more

  • University of Idaho logoMcCall Outdoor School (MOSS) embodies the University of Idaho's (UI) land-grant mission of "teaching, research, outreach, and engagement in a collaborative environment." Read more

  • Ohio State University logoThe Young Scholars Program (YSP) enhances the academic, personal, and career development skills of students from low-income families to prepare them for college success. Read more

  • North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and North Carolina State University 

    The Center for Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS) focuses on field research, CEFS' work expanded into community engagement. • Read more

  • Colorado State University logo

    University Crowdsourcing, Climate Change and Student Science: The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) engages over 15,000 volunteers nationwide who help measure and map precipitation. • Read more

  • Miami University (OH) logo

    Over-the-Rhine Residency Program engages Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati's oldest and poorest neighborhood, predominantly of color, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and the site of racial unrest just eleven years ago. • Read more

  • Montana State University logo

    From Bozeman to Khwisero: Engineers Without Borders

    The Montana State University Student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is a student-initiated and largely student-managed partnership between Montana State University students and faculty; the Bozeman, MT community; and the people of Khwisero District of Western Province, Kenya. • Read more

  • Univeristy of Tennessee, Knoxville logo

    Ready for the World is part of a long-range plan at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) to transform the campus culture and prepare students for the 21st century. • Read more

  • Michigan State University logo

    Working Together to Improve the Lives of People Affected by Epilepsy in Zambia

    Epilepsy is a neurologic disorder resulting in recurrent, unprovoked siezures. The biomedical burden can be substantial, but for many • Read more

  • Penn State University logo

    Regenerative Design in Stressed Communities

    For three years, landscape architecture Professor Ken Tamminga of Penn State University has made stressed Pittsburgh neighborhoods the platform for the Pittsburgh Studio, a fourth/fifth-year design studio. Read more

  • East Carolina University logo

    Lucille W. Gorham Intergenerational Community Center meets the urgent needs of a community with significant poverty, crime, and health disparities, East Carolina University works in partnership with the City, Pitt Community College, and community organizations to administer the Lucille W. Gorham Intergenerational Community Center (IGCC) programs. • Read more

  • Oregon State University Logo

    Solutions-based Health Innovations and Nutrition Excellence (SHINE) is a collaboration between Oklahoma State University (OSU) and partners throughout Indian Country. Read more

  • Purdue University Logo

    EPICS is a curricular approach to engagement that involves undergraduates in the development, design, delivery, and support of technology-based solutions to meet community needs. Read more

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