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Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship

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March 18-19, 2015
Binghamton University

This Institute aimed to support and enhance Binghamton University's capacity for civic leadership as a public research institution. Two days of highly-interactive sessions provided a platform for critical dialogue on community-engaged teaching and research, including high impact practices and applied learning. Sessions addressed the role of community engagement in teaching, research, assessment, and professional evaluation in academia. A multi-media Engagement Expo showcased innovative student projects, faculty research, and service that impact society. The Engagement Expo was free and open to faculty, staff, and students of all levels and disciplines. President Stenger honored exceptional faculty and students engaged in community partnerships during a Recognition Ceremony


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This Institute explored:

What is Community Engagement? 

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  • Effective academic and interdisciplinary responses to increasingly complex public issues
  • Evidence-based teaching practices for high-impact engagement in any discipline
  • Local and international public scholarship, action research, and participatory research conducted by Binghamton University faculty and students
  • The relationship between community engagement and the promotion and tenure process at Binghamton University
  • Engaged scholarship published in peer-reviewed academic journals

Institute details

Richard Kiely, Cornell UniversityFeatured keynote speaker: Dr. Richard Kiely, Director of Engaged Learning + Research at Cornell University

Community-Engaged Teaching, Research and Scholarship: Promising Pathways and Practices

The Binghamton University Engaged Faculty Fellows shared insights from developing community-engaged projects and research in various disciplines.

Session topics included: international engagement, assessing learning with ePorfolios, resources and funding for engagement, promotion and tenure and more. Read full descriptions of each session on the Session Information page.

The Engagement Expo showcased examples of engaged teaching, research and public scholarship that respond to public issues from across the disciplines. The Engagement Expo was free and open to faculty, staff, students, and community members.

This event was free for Binghamton University faculty,
but pre-registration was required.

The Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship was made possible through the support of many generous sponsors.

Last Updated: 11/24/15