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Community Engagement Networking for Graduate Students Return to listing

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Are you interested in incorporating community engagement in your academic and professional work?  Join the Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 at the Graduate Student Center (211A W. Cameron Ave. just beyond the Carolina Inn) for an afternoon of networking with graduate students committed to community engagement.  Learn ways to gain support and deepen your involvement, hear what others on campus are doing and share your own experiences with others to develop connections for future collaborative endeavors.  Students currently connected to CCPS programs as well as students who are interested in getting involved are welcome. 

Drop in by 3:00 p.m. to hear graduate student representatives from various CCPS programs speak briefly about the initiatives they are connected to or swing by at any point for informal Q&As and socializing.  CCPS opportunities represented include Community Engagement Fellowships, Buckley Public Service Scholars (BPSS) program graduate assistant positions, Service-Learning Course Development Grants and the Skills and Practices of Engaged Scholarship seminar series. Representatives of the Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research will attend and share information about the certificate and its seed grants, as well.

Snacks, coffee and tea will be provided.

  Location: The Graduate Student Center (211A W. Cameron Ave.)
  Date: Friday, January 22, 2016
  Time: 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
  Sponsor: Carolina Center for Public Service
  Price: Free
     
  For more information, contact the event administrator: Tremayne Manson tremayne_manson@unc.edu

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