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Franz, Nancy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
Faculty and administrators still struggle to practice and support a holistic approach to engaged scholarship. Many institutions have created a culture of engaged scholarship, yet faculty are looking for practical ways to plan, implement, and reflect on engaged scholarship due to productivity expectations. New faculty are often drawn to the idea of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Scholarship, Holistic Approach, Learner Engagement
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Hudson, Elizabeth – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
This study investigated a federal comprehensive community initiative, the Promise Neighborhood initiative, in order to understand higher education community engagement in an embedded context. Promise Neighborhood programs aim to create a place-based system of family and education services that can support youth from early childhood through college…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Neighborhoods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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Harris, James T., III; Pickron-Davis, Marcine – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
In this reflective essay, we describe Widener University's 10-year transformation from a disengaged institution to an institution that has a metropolitan-focused mission vested in civic leadership, community engagement, and service-learning. We describe our journey to embed an expansive civic frame that includes concrete practices of pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Urban Universities, School Community Relationship
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McGrail, Frederick J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
Since Lehigh University was founded in 1865, it has been inextricably tied to the City of Bethlehem in eastern Pennsylvania. Rich in history and steeped in cultural tradition, the area continues to be an outstanding home for the university. In the aftermath of the fall of Bethlehem Steel, Lehigh and community partners are working together to forge…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship
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Tamminga, Ken; De Ciantis, Deno – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
University faculty and outreach program directors have been called to deliver more effective, equitable, and sustainable ways in which neighborhood and university communities may creatively interact. The authors report on the case of the Pittsburgh Studio, an initiative that matches students and resident stakeholders in researching local issues…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Administration, Administrators, Outreach Programs
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Harkavy, Ira; Hartley, Matthew – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2012
This essay builds on and extends earlier research and writing that the authors have done, trying to understand how a commitment to local engagement, which is the term commonly used at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), becomes embedded in the core work of the institution. Their inquiries have been guided by social psychologist Kurt Lewin's…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Service, Institutional Research, Self Evaluation (Groups)
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Spanier, Graham B. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
This article presents the author's remarks at the 11th Annual National Outreach Scholarship Conference. The author offers five strategies for advancing engagement at colleges and universities: (1) each institution needs to focus on activities that play to its strengths; (2) colleges and universities need to advance access for nontraditional…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Higher Education, Technology, College Faculty
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Hutchinson, Mary – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2011
This article describes the author's reflections on a service-learning course at Penn State Lehigh Valley, a campus of The Pennsylvania State University. The author provides background about the university, the community need, and the service-learning course. Reflections from assessing two semesters of the service-learning course are provided.
Descriptors: Community Needs, Service Learning, Higher Education, Educational Assessment
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Franklin, Nancy; Humphrey, Jordan; Roth, Greg W.; Jackson, Daney G. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
If adversity brings opportunity, great opportunity may now be on the doorstep. The dual forces of an economy transitioning from an industrial focus to an innovation imperative, and a global financial downturn of massive proportions are leaving families, organizations,and communities scrambling for relief, solutions, and hope. Meanwhile, a…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Extension Education, National Security, Energy
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Lengerich, Eugene J.; Kluhsman, Brenda C.; Bencivenga, Marcyann M.; Lesko, Samuel M.; Garcia-Dominic, Oralia; Aumiller, Betsy B.; Anderson, Marcia – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2010
The Northern Appalachia Cancer Network (NACN) is a community-academic partnership to develop, implement, and evaluate evidence-based interventions intended to reduce the burden of cancer in Appalachian Pennsylvania and New York. The NACN began in 1992 as a loose network of community coalitions intended to implement local programs for cancer…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Prevention, Cancer, Access to Health Care
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Yapa, Lakshman – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
The universal belief that poverty is a matter of low income and correctable through economic growth, more jobs, and increased income is precisely why poverty has persisted in the United States and elsewhere. We view the poor as those not yet in the middle class, but it can be shown that not all the poor can join the middle class, even in the…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Quality of Life, Change Strategies, Educational Change
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Barnett, Marina; Silver, Paula T.; Grundy, Trindy S. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
This article describes a case example of a pedagogical approach that successfully integrates teaching technical skills, knowledge, and civic engagement. Students embarked on a semester-long project to assess the complexities of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit, develop a response to address the concerns of community constituents, and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, College Instruction, Advocacy, Health Insurance
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Pearson, Katherine C.; Johnston-Walsh, Lucy – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University offers several specialized in-house legal clinics. This article focuses on the outreach services of the Elder Law and Consumer Protection Clinic and the Children's Advocacy Clinic. These programs provide opportunities for law students to obtain practical experience in a thoughtful…
Descriptors: State Universities, Law Schools, Legal Aid, Outreach Programs
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Semali, Ladislaus M.; Grim, Brian J.; Maretzki, Audrey N. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This study was performed to develop and test a theoretical model of the barriers and supports experienced by employees at a major land-grant university that affect their likelihood of incorporating place-based or indigenous knowledge (IK) into their teaching, research, and/or outreach activities. To test this model, we conducted a statewide survey…
Descriptors: Barriers, Inclusion, Indigenous Knowledge, Land Grant Universities
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Prigge, George W.; Torraco, Richard J. – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2006
This qualitative research study utilized the grounded theory tradition to examine organizational structures and processes in a purposefully selected sample of American universities that have established and maintained partnerships with industry. Institutional leaders from the corporate relations offices from fifteen of the top research…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Industry, Qualitative Research, Grounded Theory
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