UNC's 7th Annual Engaged Scholars Symposium
Community Engaged Scholars Symposium
"Active Communities Seeking Solutions"
November 12, 2013 University Center Ballrooms
Schedule - November 12
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Presentations, Roundtable Discussions and Engaged Activities in Ballrooms
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Engaged Scholar Award Ceremony and Keynote in Ballrooms
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The Community Engaged Scholars Symposium (formerly known as Embracing Community Together) is looking for participants who are involved with regional and/or global applied community-based research, partnerships, and other activities which connect disciplinary knowledge to practice. Individuals (faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, UNC departments, and community organizations) are invited to showcase their works through this interactive symposium.
The Engaged Scholar Awards program also offers the opportunity for recognition for community engaged activities and are presented during the Engaged Scholars Symposium. Nominations are open now and due by October 15, 2013. SEE BELOW.
Our Mission: To create a venue in which community engaged research, scholarship, and creative works are showcased to facilitate networking and recognize excellence in an interactive symposium.
Our Vision: Creating a place where ideas are sparked, connections are made, and seeds for future projects are planted in order to pormote community-based solutions to regional and global challenges.
Poster presentations, demonstration projects, round-table discussions, and other interactive formats are welcomed!
ESS Call for Proposals and Symposium Registration
Call for Proposals/applications to host roundtables or present at ESS are due Oct. 15, 2013.
To recognize excellence and scholarship in the field of community-based research, community-based learning, and community partner building, The Center for Honors, Scholars, and Leadership would like to present the UNC Engagement Award to be introduced during UNC’s 6th Annual Engaged Scholarship Symposium: Active Communities Seeking Solutions. The UNC Engaged Scholar Award was created to recognize and honor outstanding efforts and achievements made toward the development and practice of the field of community engagement inside and outside of the UNC campus. The primary mission of this award is to make service learning and civic engagement the expectation inside and outside of research fields to denote the need for more efficient, dynamic, and high-quality UNC-Community partnerships.
Nominate now for the Engaged Scholoarship Awards.
The five categories are:
- Community Organization Partner (regional and/or global)
- UNC Faculty
- UNC Staff
- Graduate Student
- Undergraduate Student
Nomination Forms are due by October 15, 2013.
Click on a link below for an application and award criteria.
During this year's Engaged Scholars Symposium, an awards ceremony will take place to recognize those active in the campus and regional/global community who are making strides toward increasing scholarship and research on issues that impact their communities.
For more information, contact
Jessie Youngblood with the Center for Honors, Scholars & Leadership at (970) 351-1775
or Deborah Romero, Director of Engagement at email@example.com
This event is organized and sponsored by the UNC Center for Honors, Scholars & Leadership with additional support from:
University of Northern Colorado
- Center for Engaged Research and Action
- Center for the Engagement of Teaching and Learning
- Student Activities