Community Engagement

Community Engagement

This group enters a series of discussions around the questions, “How can we as a university become more connected to the city?” and “How does the city get more connected to the university?” specifically addressing mutually beneficial partnership agreements between students and community businesses.

Travis Hicks
   Director, Center for Community Engaged Design;
   Department of Interior Architecture;
   Community Engagement Fellow

Upcoming Events and Workshops

Tuesday, August 26 and/or Tuesday, September 2

Community Engagement
2:00 pm - 4:50 pm
STAC 300

This Think Tank envisions a Greensboro designed to be viable, livable, and sustainable through meaningful discourse and planning. Following a process of community-engaged research and design, this group envisions UNCG faculty and students taking a role in the long-term planning and design to recognize Greensboro’s cultural assets.CLICK HERE to find out more.

Tuesday, October 28

Community-Engaged Scholarship at UNCG: What is it? How can I build my scholarly agenda? How does it fit in with annual reviews and promotion/tenure at UNCG?
Noon - 1:00 pm
MHRA 1607

Do you believe that a life of both the mind and the heart are essential to health and happiness; collaboration improves outcomes; excellent teaching, service, and research are each crucial aspects of scholarship; solutions to the pressing issues of our times requires knowledge exchange and partnerships between academics and non-academics; and your scholarship can or does contribute the vibrancy, health, and safety of communities in important ways? If you answered YES to these questions, please join us for a brown bag lunch conversation.