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Programs, Events & Services for Faculty

Community Engaged Teaching Fellows Program

The Community Engaged Teaching Fellows Program is a CCE academic support initiative that guides faculty in the design and implementation of effective community-engaged teaching and learning. A select group of fellows receives a stipend and meets monthly through the academic year to discern how academic service-learning courses and community-based scholarship can support their professional teaching and research goals. Interactive sessions will assist in fine-tuning theoretical frameworks, networking with like-minded faculty and community partners, and exploring best practices for community engagement. This program is open to instructors of every rank and discipline. Applications are now being accepted for the 2018-2019 academic year cohort of fellows.

» Meet the past Engaged Faculty Fellows

Community Engagement Faculty Teaching Grants

Community Engagement Faculty Teaching Grants are a CCE academic support initiative to provide instructors teaching academic service-learning/community-engaged courses with up to $500 in related project expenses that enrich student community engagement. Examples of allowable expenses include: student transportation to community project sites, honoraria for hosting community speakers, event supplies and materials. Funds may not be used for stipends or salary. Allocated funds will be distributed after the submission of receipts by the instructor. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.

» Apply for a Teaching Enrichment Grant

Engaged Faculty Speaker Series

The Center for Civic Engagement occasionally presents informal discussions during which faculty will present innovative strategies for starting and strengthening community partnerships to enrich student learning and engaged research. Faculty experienced and new to community engagement are encouraged to participate and instructors of all disciplines are welcome.

Faculty Engagement Associate Barrett Brenton, PhD

Barrett Brenton is available by appointment to aid in conceptualizing and facilitating engagement ideas, course design and designation.

Presentations & Meetings About ASL & CEL Course Designation

Courses that have been designated as Academic Service-Learning (ASL) or Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) through the Center for Civic Engagement are now labeled as such in the BANNER online course registration system. However, in order for courses to be designated, faculty must fill out an application form. Information submitted through the application form will be reviewed by the CCE and a committee of faculty members who will provide suggestions and recommendations (if necessary) on how to ensure the course passes the designation process. If departments and/or individual faculty members would like someone to walk them through the application process, contact Barrett Brenton to set up a time to meet.

» Learn about ASL & CEL Course Designation

One-on-one Assistance with Project and Course Development

By appointment

Wondering how to incorporate a community component into your course? Not sure how to construct a syllabus for your Service-Learning class? Interested in engaging with the community is some way but not sure how to start? Need a sounding board to help you explore or develop a project in the community? Contact Barrett Brenton to set up a time to meet and talk through these questions.

» Learn about Community-Engaged Course Development

Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship

On March 18-19, 2015, Binghamton University held an Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship. The 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.

» Learn about the 2015 Institute on Community-Engaged Teaching, Research & Scholarship

Other Resources for Faculty interested in Community Engagement

CCE Faculty E-Newsletter

Binghamton University Resources

FAQs for Faculty

Terms & Definitions

Past Faculty Development Programs and Initiatives


Last Updated: 9/14/18