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2015-2016 CETR Events and Forums

The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research invites faculty to participate in events and forums throughout the 2015-2016 Academic Year. To RSVP, call 412.396.5893 or email cetr@duq.edu


Community Uncorked

Please join us for our monthly open house for community-engaged faculty and community partners, repleate with wine and cheese from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.

  • Wednesday, September 9th
  • Thursday, November 12th
  • Thursday, January 14th
  • Thursday, February 11th
  • Thursday, March 10th
Mindful: Exploring Mental Health through Art and Community Engagement

Wednesday, September 23rd from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Please join us at the Society for Contemporary Craft for a private tour of this socially-engaged art experience led by Gaultier Fellow, Dr. Patricia Sheahan.

Campus to Community Excursion

Thursday, October 15th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm

For faculty within their first three years at Duquesne, we will offer a tour of the Hill District led by one of our
community partners with stops to learn about innovative programs and services found within our local community.

Fall Working Session: Grant Writing for Community Engagement Projects

Wednesday, November 4th from 3:00pm-4:30pm
Join with colleagues to learn more about writing community-engaged grant proposals with Marissa Bell-Metereau, Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Spring Working Session - Packaging the Work

Wednesday, February 3rd from 12:00pm-1:30pm
Join with colleagues to learn how to describe community-engaged teaching and research as part of promotion and tenure materials.

A Day for Learning and Speaking Out

Tuesday, March 15th from 8:30am-6:30pm
In response to ongoing national conversations about the prevalence of racial prejudice and the use of force in American policing, this event brings conversations between faculty, students, and community stakeholders together to confront the causes and identify potential positive actions.

The Center for CETR Year End Celebration

Monday, April 25th from 4:30pm-6:00pm
An end-of-year reception to honor the work of faculty, students, and community partners who have contributed to community-engaged teaching and research this year.

Design Day

Wednesday, May 5th from 8:30pm to 4:30pm
A one-day intensive institute on community-engaged learning course design for faculty scheduled to teach in the coming year.

CER Faculty Writing Retreat

Wednesday, June 1st from 8:30am to 6:00pm and Thursday, June 2nd from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Steal away in the early summer for two days of dedicated writing time. Intended for faculty who want to move along a writing project about their community-engaged scholarship, or to brainstorm potential written products about their teaching or research.

Community-Engaged Writing Group

An interdisciplinary writing group to help faculty advance community-engaged writing projects in a supportive environment.

Over the course of the year, members will meet face-to-face as well as online to develop the skills and strategies needed to move their manuscripts toward submission for publication. Wendy Laura Belcher's book, "Writing your Journal Article in 12 Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success" will be utilized to provide structure and guide the writing process. This workbook has been designed for faculty to engage in a 'deep revision' process that advances conference papers, dissertation chapters, and unpublished drafts into quality articles.

  • Thursday, October 1st from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday, November 12th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday, January 14th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday, February 11th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday, March 10th from 1:00pm-4:00pm
  • Thursday, April 7th from 1:00pm-4:00pm