Number of Programs: 4
The reports, guides, proceedings, and periodicals produced by MSU's Office of University Outreach and Engagement:
help foster a national discussion about what it means for an institution to meet its responsibilities both to the public and to scholarship through community engagement;
address questions regarding the responsibility of public universities to the constituencies and society they serve;
help implement the University’s commitment to serving the public with the knowledge resources of a major research university.
Kellogg Center, Room 93, Garden Level, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
The National Collaborative for the Study of University Engagement was developed to stimulate a greater understanding of how university engagement enhances faculty scholarship and community progress. The center addresses the full spectrum of issues surrounding faculty outreach and engagement work, including:
- Defining outreach and engagement and seeking national alignment on the meaning and scope of the nomenclature.
- Assessing faculty perceptions of their outreach and engagement work and how they compare to the University's outreach and engagement mission.
- Developing measurement and benchmarking criteria for outreach and engagement (locally and nationally).
- Studying processes and impacts of university-community collaborations.
- Analyzing community contributions to engagement and scholarship.
- Investigating practices and policies that enable universities and colleges to weave outreach and engagement into their institutional fabric and faculty promotion and tenure systems.
- Providing incentives for faculty to evaluate their work as engaged scholars.
- Defining areas of ongoing research.
- Conducting literature reviews and writing for Web site dissemination.
- Presenting and publishing the Center's work.
The site offers documents, archived and future conferences and events, tools for measurement and assessment, and links to national initiatives.
Thursday, March 29, 2018. 1:30 pm
252 Erickson Hall, 620 Farm Lane, East Lansing, MI, 48824.
The purpose of the Raines Colloquium is to foster intellectual, professional and personal growth and collegiality among the students, faculty, and alumni of the Department of Educational Administration, College of Education at Michigan State University.
The Spring 2018 speaker is Dr. Robert Brown, Director of Social Justice Education at Northwestern University. He is speaking on: Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Interrupting Systems of Oppression in Higher Education.
June 3 - 7, 2019
Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 219 S. Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48824
This Summer Intensive that focuses on community-engaged research and community-engaged teaching and learning, including service-learning and community-based research in classes. The Summer Intensive is composed of interactive workshops, lunches in disciplinary clusters and with senior community-engaged scholars, dialogue with community partners, and time to develop your own community engagement plan for your return to campus.