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Knowledge Mobilization Summer School

Carleton University has partnered with the Institute for Knowledge Mobilization to organize the 2nd Knowledge Mobilization Summer School. This is an opportunity to take a deeper dive into some of the core issues in Knowledge Mobilization practice. Gathering at the 1125@Carleton on August 15-17, 2016, we will have 20+ practitioners focused on the agenda provided below…. Read more »

The Surprising Lives of Small Town Doctors: practicing medicine in rural Canada

The Surprising Lives of Small Town Doctors: practicing medicine in rural Canada Thursday, August 4, 10:00 am CST Brought to you by the RPLC Partner Institution: Rural Development Institute Brandon University PRESENTER Paul Dhillon is a rural and remote physician in Saskatchewan and the NWT. He is the editor of the recently launched book ‘The Surprising Lives… Read more »

Volunteer Opportunity- Director, Canadian Alliance for Community Servie-Learning

CACSL needs a volunteer to take on the role of leading our alliance. CACSL seeks an individual passionate about  community service-learning’s role in supporting healthy, resilient, inclusive community through community campus collaborations that support the community organizations in their work and provide opportunities for deep learning for students. CACSL Mission CACSL provides leadership to strengthen… Read more »

CACSL Conference 2016 Speaker: Brittany Harker Martin with Lianne Lee

Brittany Harker Martin with Lianne Lee We will describe an innovative, co-curricular program for pre-service teachers and presents findings from a study investigating the program as Socially Empowered Learning. First, we introduce the novel design for a program that engages future teachers to serve community-identified needs while enhancing their knowledge as educators. Then, we present… Read more »

CACSL Conference 2016 Speaker:Stephen Hill, PhD

Stephen Hill PhD Stephen is an associate professor in the new School of Environment at Trent University. Stephen incorporates service learning and community-engaged scholarship in large first-year courses, upper year undergraduate courses, and graduate teaching. His teaching has been recognized through the T.H.B. Symons Award for Excellence in Teaching (2011) and the Excellence in Education… Read more »

Submission Deadline for Impact for Sustainability January 31.- Don’t miss out!

How does your community campus engagement contribute to social, environmental, economic sustainability in your community?  Submit your proposal now to share and learn about the ways community and campus working together make a difference.  Impact for Sustainability Impact for Sustainability is a joint effort of Volunteer Alberta and Canada, the Canadian Alliance for Community Service-Learning… Read more »

CACSL Conference 2016 Speaker: Leah K. Hamilton, PhD

Leah K. Hamilton, PhD Assistant Professor; Department of Management, Human Resources, and Aviation; Bissett School of Business; Mount Royal University Adjunct Assistant Professor; Department of Psychology; University of Calgary Leah’s research focuses on the social and economic integration of immigrants in Canada. She is Principal Investigator on a SSHRC Insight Development Grant and Co-Investigator on… Read more »

CACSL Conference 2016 Speaker: Chelsea R. Willness, PhD

Chelsea R. Willness, PhD Assistant Professor and Grandey Scholar in Sustainable Leadership Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan Associate Faculty School of Environment & Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan Research Associate Community-University Institute for Social Research Chelsea is a passionate champion of community-engaged scholarship. She holds two national research grants (SSHRC) for her research focusing on how stakeholders… Read more »