Community Engagement

Community Engagement is “the collaboration between institutions of higher education and their larger communities (local, region/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity.” – The Carnegie Foundation

Throughout this section, you will find resources, information and faculty and staff committed to community engagement.

Definitions: This page will provide you with definitions and common terms associated with Community Engagement.

Community Engaged Scholarship: This page will discuss what Community Engaged Scholarship is while providing resources and examples about it.

Integrating Service Learning: This page will provide information regarding using service-learning within your teaching practices. You will find example syllabi, tips on getting started, resources for reflection, and assessment and evaluation tools.

Resources for Highlighting Engagement in Your Dossier: This page will provide you resources regarding promotion and tenure. You will be able to get ideas about how to incorporate community engagement into your dossier, research, teaching.

NC State Community Engaged Faculty Fellows: This page connects you with NC State’s Community Engaged Faculty Fellows. They serve as a resource for you in all areas relating to community service. They are available as a resource or partner for you.

Engagement Resources: This page offers extensive resources within the NC State community and the grater triangle area. These resources range from partnerships, to publications, to funding opportunities.