Rick Kolbe, Dean of the Leighton School, is working to increase neighborhood connectedness and development of the River Park community. Such efforts would include economic development along the Mishawaka corridor as well as reducing barriers and increasing the contact points between the various entities in the neighborhood. Dr. Kolbe is interested in finding ways to… Read more »
Radiography students at IU South Bend are actively engaged with patients and the community by providing patient care through imaging services. Within the last year, student radiographers put in over 1,800 hours at area clinical facilities, according to Maryann Oake, Clinical Assistant Professor of Radiological Sciences. In the final year of the program, students also… Read more »
Jay VanderVeen recently presented a paper about how archaeological field schools make more engaged citizens at a Twitter Conference on Public Archaeology. His findings suggest that the power of an archaeological field school can be more than an investigation into the past and training of specific excavation and analytical skills. It can also be positively… Read more »
Alison Stankrauff, Archivist and Associate Librarian, collaborated with the St. Joseph County Public Library and Civil Rights Heritage Center to obtain an Indiana Memory Digitization Grant, which they used to create Michiana Memories (http://michianamemory.sjcpl.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16827coll4), a website with local African American historical collections. Some of the items available on the website include photographs from the Dr…. Read more »
Scholarship of Engagement grants provide opportunities for service learning course development (developing a new course or adding service learning to an existing course), service learning research, or professional service with a local community agency. These opportunities provide long-term impact for faculty, staff, students, and community agencies while fostering/strengthening campus-community partnerships. Funding up to $2,250 with… Read more »
An engaged campus needs an engaged chancellor, and that’s exactly what we have in Chancellor Allison. Read his message to learn about his efforts to improve the quality of life in this region through the Economic Development Committee of the American Association of State Colleges & Universities and the Regional Cities Initiative.
Hello and welcome to the Carnegie Engaged Campus blog. Visit this site to learn about grants, professional development opportunities, and research related to community engagement. This blog will also regularly feature faculty, staff and students who are serving our communities through service learning projects, civic engagement, internships, community-based research, and volunteering. I look forward to celebrating the work that you… Read more »