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The Center for Community Engagement & Service offers a series of regular community-based learning events to foster the community of educators and learners here on campus and within the broader community.
April 2nd, 2016
The regional Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference (SLCE) will be held at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville, MD.
This is always a great event attended by 300 faculty, staff, students and community partners from the DC-Metro area.
May 18-19, 2016
Each May the Center for Community Engagement & Service organizes a 2-day Faculty Institute. This is an opportunity for faculty to come together across disciplines around the common interest of community-based learning as a teaching pedagogy.
August 27th, 9:30-11am
This annual event brings together faculty and community partners to discuss potential areas for collaboration over a delicious brunch.
Interested in attending?
Contact CCES Director, Marcy Fink Campos (firstname.lastname@example.org)
September 3rd, 11:30am-2:30pm, AU Quad
The Fall Community Partner Fair brings together over 20 community organizations to share information and recruit volunteers during AU's annual Engagement Fair.
This event is attended by upwards of 1000 AU students.
Register for a table by August 22nd through the link below.
(there will be no 2014 Symposium in honor of AU hosting the Maryland-DC Campus Compact Regional Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Conference in March)
The CBL Symposium draws together faculty, students, and community partners to share their experiences, highlight best practices and increase the conversation around community-based learning here at AU.
MGC 200, 245, 247
Join the Center for Community Engagement & Service and community partners throughout the District to learn about Spring semester volunteer opportunities and service-learning options.
Check back on January 9th for a list of participating agencies.
January 9th, 2015
Bridging Classroom and Community through Community-Based Learning
CBL is gaining momentum on AU's campus through the new "CB" course designation, the Community-Based Research Scholars Program, a Faculty Fellows Institute, the Community Service-learning Program (CSLP), and new CBL AU Abroad courses. Find out what contributes to its success as well as the challenges faced.
CCES will be at the August Teaching, Research, and Technology Workshops presenting on the Community Service-Learning Program.
This is a great opportunity for faculty to learn how to incorporate this practice into their teaching.