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January 20-23, "Join thousands of other committed and forward-thinking campus leaders at all levels and from institutions of all types for the 2021 American Association of Colleges & University’s (AAC&U) Annual Meeting to explore the most pressing questions now facing higher education, to share effective educational practices and explore new financial models, and to work out together what undergraduate education will look like in a post-pandemic future." Click here to learn more.

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The Bonner Foundation and Scott Myers-Lipton, a Professor of Sociology at San Jose State University, will offer a series of training and support resources designed to grow the number of faculty and staff who integrate social action into an academic course or a co-curricular fellowship program. 

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“While we’re living through pandemics, living in historic times, what matters next is how we will intervene.” 

Diana Aguilera, a graduate student studying Public Policy, is one of the two 2020 Knapp Fellow winners. In addition to being a Knapp Fellow, Diana is a recipient of the 2020 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI U) and an awardee of the Clinton Foundation’s COVID-19 Student Action Fund. By putting her Knapp Fellowship into a conversation with her other ongoing initiatives, Diana demonstrates her commitment to advance discussions that confront healthcare barriers before and during COVID-19. ...continue reading "Diana Aguilera, a 2020 Knapp Fellow Winner, discusses her project, Latino Immigrants and Telemedicine Approaches, and her ongoing civic engagement"

"IARSLCE is pleased to announce that nominations and applications are now being accepted for 2020 awards and recognitions. Members are also invit[ed] to participate in the review process that determines recipients. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, please email ...continue reading "IARSLCE Call for Recognitions"

Thursday, September 3 from 12-1pm ET, tune in to hear Dr. Lisa Benton-Short, professor and chair of the Geography Department, discuss why monuments, memorials, and public space matter. The discussion will be followed by a brief Q&A session. Click here to register. ...continue reading "Dr. Lisa Benton-Short: Why Monuments, Memorials, and Public Space Matter"

"The 2020 conference planned for September 15–16 in Philadelphia, PA, has been postponed to fall of 2021 out of an abundance of caution amidst the current coronavirus pandemic. This includes the Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop (EESW) and Pre-College and Youth Programming Workshop" (, "ESC 2020 Virtual Meeting"). ...continue reading "ESC 2020 Virtual Meetings"

Imagining America’s Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) Fellowship and the IA / Joy of Giving Something (JGS) Fellows program are both currently accepting applications.  Applications are being accepted through Friday July 17, 2020.

Imagining America is an association of artists and scholars in public life.

Imagining America announces a special issue of Public: A Journal of Imagining America, Beyond Mass Incarceration: New Horizons of Liberation and Freedom edited by Dr. Ofelia Ortiz Cuevas.

This issue includes principles and practices, case studies and resources, and a gallery. It opens with an editorial letter by Cuevas, Prisons and the Practice of Reimagined Futures, where she tells a story where she asks her race and prison class to reimagine allocation of funds from the California prison system to practices that would make communities feel safe and secure.

Imagining America is an association of artists and scholars in public life.

Join this excellent panel on July 28th, 6pm 
A strong nation is only as strong as its communities.  In these trying times, it is important that we come together to learn how we can be resilient in the face of adversity.  Our esteemed panelists include Dr. Wendy Ellis and Mr. Calvin Smith.

Thanks to Phyllis Ryder for sharing this opportunity. The Coalition for Community Writing is hosting a webinar series.  Next Monday, August 3, and Wednesday, August 5, join Drs. Iris D. Ruiz and Brian Hendrickson in their two-day webinar, Creating Epistemic and Community Coalitions.
August 3 and 5, 12-2:00pm
In light of the current moment of racial violence, civil unrest, and uncertainty about the future of higher education, this webinar provides space for conversation and concrete action steps. Register for the webinar here.
Coalition for Community Writing members receive a registration discount.
Your registration fee helps pay webinar facilitators.

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