Upcoming professional development opportunities for faculty and staff
March 29, 2023 Broadening Participation in STEM Education and Careers: The Role of Inclusive Recruitment and Mentoring
April 7, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-In
April 11, 2023 Building Relationships in Community Engagement Through Invitations
April 14, 2023 Broader Impacts Writing Retreat
April 18, 2023 Youth GO: A Participatory Qualitative Approach to Engaging Young People in Evaluation and Research
May 5, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-In
June 2, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-In
June 5-9, 2023 Summer Intensive on Community-Engaged Scholarship
July 7, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-In
August 4, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Write-In
October 19-20, 2023 Community-Engaged Scholarship Writing Retreat
Other Learning Opportunities
Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop
The Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop, which takes place in conjunction with the annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference each fall, is an intensive professional development program for advanced doctoral students and early career faculty from across the U.S. and around the world. It provides participants with background literature, facilitated discussion, mentoring, and presentations designed to increase their knowledge and enhance their practice of community engaged scholarship. Selection for the Workshop is competitive. Participants must be nominated and must submit a proposal for a community engaged research project in order to be considered.
MSU Center for Regional Economic Innovation: Regional Economic Innovation Webinar Series
The MSU EDA University Center for Regional Economic Innovation (REI) at the MSU Center for Community and Economic Development is building a new economic development ecosystem, leveraging higher education assets to support the co-creation, co-application, and dissemination of innovative economic development strategies that promise to yield high-growth entrepreneurship, job creation, and economic innovation throughout the state of Michigan.
University Communications: Communicating Beyond Journals and Peers
MSU University Communications has resources and tools to give Michigan State University faculty and academic staff the foundations needed to better communicate research and scholarly work in a succinct and public manner.
MSU Extension: Facilitative Leadership Workshops
The Michigan State University Extension designed its Facilitative Leadership Workshops to help participants build and strengthen the skills and personal confidence necessary to lead and facilitate productive meetings. The goal is to provide participants with a practical hands-on experience using group facilitation tools and techniques in order to work more effectively with business work teams and community organizations.
Outreach and Engagement Practitioners Network Workshop
The Outreach and Engagement Practitioners Workshop, which also takes place in conjunction with the annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference each fall, is designed for university staff, non-tenure-track faculty, and community partners who facilitate, manage, direct, and administer ongoing projects, programs, services, research, and relationships between institutions of higher education and community partners. These professionals span the boundaries between campus and communities and have an emerging professional identity and a unique set of strengths and challenges that will be addressed in this workshop.