SL/CE Course Reallocation Winner

Congratulations to Araceli Hernandez-Laroche, the winner of our first-ever SL/CE Course Reallocation award! Dr. Hernandez-Laroche’s approach to service-learning has been interdisciplinary and collaborative blending French with Criminal Justice, Sociology, Global Studies, and the Honors College in Global Migration in the 21st Century and The Twin Ills of Terrorism & Torture: A Global Perspective both co-taughtContinue reading “SL/CE Course Reallocation Winner”

NEW: CE Course Designation (Community Engagement)

Recognizing transformative experiences may occur when students interact in our community without doing service, the Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement is happy to introduce the “CE” (Community Engagement) course designation to complement SE (Service Engagement) and SL (Service Learning). Course offerings that involve active and authentic connections to the community may qualify forContinue reading “NEW: CE Course Designation (Community Engagement)”

Collaboratory – October Update

Our quest to capture the amazing community-engaged activities happening across campus continues with our efforts to populate Collaboratory, our new community engagement tracking system. At time of this writing, we have 64 activities in the database with most entries associated with the Department of Languages, Literature, and Composition. Equity, diversity, and inclusion is our mostContinue reading “Collaboratory – October Update”

SL/CE Course Reallocation

This program will award up to $2,500 to the faculty member’s department to hire an adjunct instructor who will teach a non-SL/CE course that the faculty member would have been teaching. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Provost’s Office in making this reallocation available. What’s the timeline? Applications Due: September 30 Spring 2022: 1Continue reading “SL/CE Course Reallocation”

Barbara Holland Workshop

October 5, 2021 @ 2:30. Register to receive meeting link & submit questions Internationally known community engagement expert Dr. Barbara Holland will join us on October 5th for a virtual conversation. Dr. Holland co-founded our new Collaboratory Community Engagement (CE) data repository. She will share her insight and ideas about community engagement work in aContinue reading “Barbara Holland Workshop”

Carnegie Engaged Campus Initiative

USC Upstate has sought to serve our community for more than 50 years. We seek to transform the lives of our diverse students, their families, and communities – advancing social and economic mobility throughout the Upstate region. To promote institution-wide collaboration in this effort, we are pursuing the Carnegie Community Engagement (CE) Classification. The CarnegieContinue reading “Carnegie Engaged Campus Initiative”