Posts Categorized: Announcements

uOttawa CSL Video

The University of Ottawa’s Centre for Global and Community Engagement has created a video to promote its Community Service Learning (CSL) program. This academic program and form of experiential learning where students contribute to their community by participating in professor-approved community service placements related to course learning objectives and then produce corresponding reflective assignments is… Read more »

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: 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 »

Call for abstracts: CURA2 Poverty and Social Inclusion 2015 conference

There will be a $100 award for the best student presentation, a $100 award for the best lived experience presentation, and a $100 award for the best community solutions presentation at this conference. When: October 28 & 29, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm Where: Best Western Lamplighter Hotel (591 Wellington Road, London, Ontario)… Read more »

Call for Applications: Editor, Journal of Economic Development in Higher Education

The University Economic Development Association (UEDA) is seeking a volunteer editor for its new publication, tentatively entitled the Journal of Economic Development in Higher Education. Set to launch in September 2015, the Journal will advance the study of university-led economic development, which examines the ways in which institutions of higher education foster the global competitiveness… Read more »

What would make community campus engagement work better?

Dear community campus engagement practitioners, Those of us who work in community organizations or on campuses in community campus engagement in its multiple forms often think to ourselves if only_______________.  CACSL would like to hear from you about what you would change to make CCE work better for community organizations,  faculty, students and institutions.  What… Read more »

Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop

A Preconference Event of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Annual Conference This intensive professional development program provides advanced doctoral students and early career faculty with background literature, facilitated discussion, mentoring, and presentations designed to increase their knowledge and enhance their practice of community engaged scholarship. Participation in the Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop (EESW) is limited and… Read more »

How CSL and Learning Exchange became established in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Part memoir, part archive and part call to think more deeply about how to approach social change, tells the story of how Community Service Learning became a strategic priority for UBC and how the Learning Exchange became established in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Margo Fryer offers reflections on topics such as community-university engagement and how it can work,… Read more »

2015 Evaluating Community Impact registration now open

Evaluating Community Impact: Capturing and Making Sense of Community Outcomes is an interactive, three-day workshop designed for leaders who want to discover how to capture, understand, and measure community outcomes and the impact of change initiatives on communities. This workshop will be co-led by me and my colleague, Mark Cabaj. Please browse the event webpage to learn more… Read more »