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 are due Friday, February 7, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

December 2019

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Information Session: Spring 2020 Seminars
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
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Information Session: Spring 2020 Seminars
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 4:00pm
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Application Open: Community-Impact Grants
Monday, December 16, 2019 (All day)

January 2020

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Information Session: Spring 2020 Seminars
Monday, January 13, 2020 - 4:00pm
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Information Session: Spring 2020 Seminars
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 4:00pm
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Information Session: SSLP 2020
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 - 5:00pm
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Information Session: Spring 2020 Seminars
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
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Information Session: SSLP 2020
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 5:00pm
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2020 Social Concerns Fair
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

February 2020

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Application Close: SSLP 2020
Saturday, February 1, 2020 (All day)
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Application Close: Community-Impact Grants
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 4:30pm

March 2020

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