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”

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”

Collaboratory

Seeking to better understand our combined institutional and individual community engaged efforts, USC Upstate has invested in Collaboratory, a community engagement data tracking system. Collaboratory empowers universities understand their community engagement and public service activities. Collaboratory also makes this data publicly searchable. Faculty and staff report community engaged curricular, co-curricular activities, service  and engaged researchContinue reading “Collaboratory”