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2017-2018 CETR Events and Forums

The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research faculty events and forums for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year. For further information, call 412.396.5893 or email cetr@duq.edu

Upcoming Events for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:

New Faculty Orientation 
Monday, August 14th from 10:00am to 10:50am, Mellon Patio
  • Take the quiz! Create an individualized profile of your public engagement preferences and learn what opportunities can support your interest
  • Join the Community-Engaged Teaching and Research email list 
  • Sign up for the Campus to Community Excursion to the Hill District 
  • Find out about the University's model of Community-Engaged Learning
Campus to Community Excursion
Thursday, October 12th 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 Terri Baltimore the Director of Neighborhood Engagement, Hill House Association and CETR Community Fellow.  Terri will be coordinating stops for faculty to learn about innovative programs and services found within our local community.

IRB Workshop for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching Excellence
Tuesday, October 17th from 3:00pm to 4:15pm, Location TBD

More details will follow.

Fall Brown Bag Workshop: Reflection with Dr. Sarah Woodley, Gaultier Community-Engaged Teaching Fellow
November - Date, Time, and Location TBD

More details will follow.

Revising for Classes for Community-Engaged Learning, Preparing to Submit Proposals for Designation Spring Brown Bag Session 
January - Date, Time, and Location TBD

This workshop will review the University's model of community-engaged learning and attendees will break into small groups wherein they will work on the classes they would like to submit for the FCEL (foundational community-engaged learning) or ACEL (advanced community-engaged learning) course designations.

Spring Brown Bag Workshop: Reflection Revisited with Dr. Sarah Woodley, Gaultier Community-Engaged Teaching Fellow
February - Date, Time, and Location TBD

More information will follow.

A Day for Learning and Speaking Out
Co-Sponsored Event
March - Date, Time, and Location TBD

A Day for Learning and Speaking Out invites conversations between faculty,students and community stakeholders that confront racism as a structural and systemic phenomenon that most affects those marginalized in our society. 

"Won't You Be My Neighbor?"
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Catholic Faith and Culture
March - Date, Time, and Location TBD

What does it mean to build authentic relationships in communities closest to campus? We will explore creating sustainable and collaborative partnerships at this interactive event.

CETR Faculty Writing Retreat
Wednesday, May 30th 8:30AM-4:30PM and Thursday, May 31st  8:30AM-4:30PM - Alphabet City 40 W. North Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15212

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.