Challenges and Promises of Community Engagement Scholarship Call for Papers in JHEOE

CALL FOR PAPERS NOVEMBER 2019 Special Issue: Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement Topic: Challenges and Promises of Community Engagement Scholarship Special Issue Co-Editors Theodore R. Alter, Susan Gust, Beth Velde, and Hiram E. Fitzgerald Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship The Academy of Community Engagement Scholarship (ACES) is composed of community and higher education scholars. It provides policymakers, higher education institutions and organizations, community leaders, and national and international entities access to individuals who have expertise in addressing complex societal issues through research jointly led by community members, community organizations and higher education. ACES is planning a Special Issue…

Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement Online Courses Fall ’19

The Merrimack College Master’s degree in Community Engagement is offering three four-credit courses, delivered online, this fall. For more information and to register for a course, please contact Alex Harrigan at harrigana {at} merrimack(.)edu. CME 506G Community Organizing & Development; Online; Thurs 8:30-9:50 required weekly virtual session; This course examines place-based community organizing and development from a social justice perspective. Through case studies, students learn about current issues and approaches to community change. The course emphasizes organizing in low-income communities and provides an assets-based approach. The course will address key issues such as housing, economic development, neighborhood revitalization, and sustainability, with a…

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