Community Engagement Faculty Institute

Taking Education Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

June 4–6, 2019

The Center for Social Concerns offers the Community Engagement Faculty Institute (CEFI) for all who want to explore or deepen their knowledge, skills, and passion for community-engaged teaching and research. This dynamic Community Engagement Faculty Institute is imbued with engaged learning, mixing lectures by faculty and community experts on the theory and practice of community engagement with immersion into the local community to learn with community partners. We address a range of social concerns, such as health care, immigration, incarceration, and education.

The 2019 Faculty Institute will consider the Center for Social Concerns annual Catholic social tradition theme "Moving Margins: Living the Option for the Poor," which challenges us first to engage the poorest and most vulnerable communities. 

Agenda and Objectives

See the 2018 agenda to get a sense of presentations, activities, and learning objectives. Hear past participants testify to the power and inspiration of this unique learning experience. 

Details

Participants who would like to be on the program may propose a talk in the application. Breakfast and lunch are provided each day, and dinner is provided two days at no extra charge. Notre Dame employees who participate are eligible for Social Concerns Community Impact Grants to support community-engaged research, teaching, and learning at the University of Notre Dame. Eligibility does not extend to participants from other universities or organizations. 

Registration Fee

No fee for Notre Dame faculty, staff, and graduate students, or local St. Joseph County community partners. Participants outside Notre Dame are charged $250. When two or more participants from the same university or organization attend, each participant receives a $50 discount.

Questions

If you have questions or want more information, contact Connie Snyder Mick at cmick@nd.edu.

Deadline

Applications are due Friday, February 1, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

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