Posts Categorized: Issues

Join us at 2015 Health Promoting Universities conference

Researchers, practitioners, administrators, students and policy-makers from all fields are invited to this conference on developing healthy, sustainable campuses. The conference will take place at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, BC, from June 22-26, 2015. To learn more: www.internationalhealthycampuses2015.com The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities & Colleges will mobilize the power and highlight the… Read more »

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015 Citizen-Driven Policy: Strengthening Community Engagement for a Better World. First and foremost, the C2U Expo 2015 conference provides the opportunity for participants to be inspired and energized by the successes of community-campus partnerships, community based research, and community service-learning. Furthermore, the conference provides a means for… Read more »

Collective Impact Project: The Philanthropist

Since its introduction in an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2011, the Collective Impact framework has been receiving considerable attention in the US, Canada, and around the world. I am pleased to announce that we will be exploring the theory in an upcoming issue of The Philanthropist. I am pleased to invite… Read more »

Community Campus Partnerships: What Makes Them Work? Symposium Report

On May 10, 2011 the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning sponsored a CUExpo pre-conference symposium.  Over 50 participants gathered to consider the elements of making community-campus partnerships effective. Randy Stoecker, Professor at Wisconsin University and co-editor of Unheard Voices, started the day off with an engaging presentation on considerations to take into account when documenting outcomes… Read more »

Corporate and government involvement in service-learning

Contributed by blog editor Tania Smith, Assistant Professor of Communications Studies at the University of Calgary. Normally “service-learning” involves partnership with a community-based organization, NGO, or civil society organization whose central mission is to serve civil society and to educate the public about particular issues, people, cultures or activities. Service and learning may also be… Read more »