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Exploring Diversity through the HICEP Grant

Jun 17, 2024

Discover the Vibrant Tapestry of Religious Diversity in Indianapolis with the High-Impact Community Engagement Practices Grant Indianapolis, known for its vibrant culture and diverse communities, is about to become the classroom for a creative educational initiative funded by Community-Engaged Alliance High-Impact Community Engagement Practices (HICEP) Grant. This project, spearheaded by Dr. Kelly Hayes, Associate Professor […]

Board Spotlight

Jun 10, 2024

Board Spotlight: Amanda Smith, MPA CEA Chronicle we are sharing a Board Spotlight, we are thrilled to introduce Amanda Smith, MPA is the Assistant Director, Center for Urban and Regional Excellence at Indiana University Northwest. She is a dedicated member of the Community-Engaged Alliance Board of Directors and the Advisory Council Chair. Amanda brings a […]

Empowering Young Men for Tomorrow: The SEAD Grant and Essential Life Skills Camp

May 10, 2024

Empowering Young Men for Tomorrow: The SEAD Grant and Essential Life Skills Camp In a world that is constantly evolving, where the definition of success is ever-changing, the importance of equipping our youth with essential life skills cannot be overstated. Enter the SEAD Grant, a beacon of hope and opportunity led by the dynamic duo […]

Strengthening Community Ties

Apr 25, 2024

Strengthening Community Ties: USI’s Service-Learning Initiative on Domestic Violence Awareness At the University of Southern Indiana (USI), the commitment to community engagement is evident through initiatives like the Service-Learning program and innovative courses such as Dr. Taylor Petty’s CRIM 403: Violence against Women seminar. On October 26, 2023, these efforts converged in a pivotal community […]

Bridging the Celestial and the Community: Franklin College’s Enlightening Journey Through the 2024 Solar Eclipse

Apr 17, 2024

Bridging the Celestial and the Community: Franklin College’s Enlightening Journey Through the 2024 Solar Eclipse On April 8, 2024, Franklin, Indiana, found itself at the epicenter of a celestial spectacle: a total solar eclipse. Amidst the anticipation, Franklin College’s Student Center became a beacon of enlightenment as Franklin College Physics Professor Arbin Thapaliya took the […]

Turning Words into Works: Overcoming the Myth of Liberal Arts’ Ivory Tower 

Feb 26, 2024

Turning Words into Works: Overcoming the Myth of Liberal Arts’ Ivory Tower In America, it is common to hear the liberal arts described as an anachronism that hasn’t kept pace with the rapidly changing world. Critics are fond of asserting that faculty within the liberal arts disciplines (specifically Anthropology, Art, Classics, English, Gender Studies, Geography, […]

CEA Faculty Fellows Honored by Ball State University

Nov 15, 2023

CEA Faculty Fellows Honored by Ball State University Two CEA Faculty Fellows have been honored by Ball State University for their contributions to the University. Chin-Sook Pak, Associate Professor of Spanish (Faculty Fellow 2001-2002) was named the institution’s Outstanding Diversity Advocate. The Outstanding Diversity Advocate Award is given in recognition of demonstrated excellence by a […]

An Update from the CEA Board Chair, Chancellor Steven Combs: November

Nov 8, 2023

An Update from the CEA Board Chair, Chancellor Steven Combs: November

USI to hold community roundtable event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Sep 6, 2023

USI to hold community roundtable event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month The University of Southern Indiana, with grant support from the Community-Engaged Alliance, will present a community roundtable event, “Speak Now: Addressing Domestic Violence in the Tri-state Area,” at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, October 26 in   The roundtable discussion, organized by USI students, […]

You Don’t Have to Know Everything to do Something  

Aug 30, 2023

You Don’t Have to Know Everything to do Something Mark Pike, August 30, 2023 Being a staff member in higher education can make you feel uninformed, overwhelmed, and cynical. If you’ve been working in higher education since 2020 you’ve likely absorbed at least a portion of your former coworkers’ responsibilities (and they probably left for […]

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