Community Engagement Faculty Institute

Taking Education Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

June 2–4, 2020

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 2020 Faculty Institute will consider the Center for Social Concerns annual Catholic social tradition theme "Act Justly," confronting racial injustice. "The cumulative effects of personal sins of racism have led to social structures of injustice and violence that makes us all accomplices in racism." - Open Wide Our Hearts, USCCB.

Agenda and Objectives

See the 2019 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 deadline has been extended to Friday, February 14, 2020, by 5:00 p.m. (original deadline: February 7, 2020)

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Upcoming Events

February 2020

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Engaged Learning Forum | Community-Based Learning from the Inside Out
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
20
Postgraduate Service | Precious Blood Volunteers Information Session
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:30am
21
Development on the move: Global strategies informed by local contexts
Friday, February 21, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, February 22, 2020 (All day)
28
Labor Café | Teachers' Strikes, Racial Justice, and the Common Good
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

March 2020

04
Ethical development and life in/beyond higher education
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
06
Deadline | Rev. Robert S. Pelton, CSC Memorial Essay Contest
Friday, March 6, 2020 (All day) to Tuesday, March 24, 2020 (All day)
19
Engaged Learning Forum | Spanish CBL @ Ten!
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 8:15am to 9:45am
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Labor Café
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

April 2020

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Labor Café
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm