Academy for Civic Engagement

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The Community and Civic Engagement Initiative within Auburn University's College of Liberal Arts announces the annual Academy for Civic Engagement (ACE) for faculty in the arts and humanities.

Details

Date: ACE will take place in Auburn, Alabama from May 8-10, 2018.

Schedule: The Academy will include a rigorous and invigorating schedule of speakers , workshops, working sessions led by Engaged Scholars from Auburn University, and CCE project site visits. The Academy will also include a reception with community partners at the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities (Pebble Hill), 101 South Debardeleben Street, Auburn, Alabama 36849

Cost: The Academy for Civic Engagement is limited to 25 participants. Early bird special: If applications are received by February 1st the fee will be $900. After February 1st, the fee will be $1,100 per participant. Multiple registrants from one institution are eligible for a discounted fee. The fee is waived for participants from Auburn University. 

Cancellation Policy: Any cancellations that occur after May 1, 2018 will be subject to a $100 cancellation fee. Participants are also committing to attend all three days of the Academy, therefore a $100 fee will be charged for participants who do not attend the entire Academy. 

The following resources are included in the cost: 

• Breakfast and lunch each day 
• Parking fees 
• Keynote speaker presentation and consultation 
• Ongoing networking and feedback 
• One on one time with professional mentors 
• A flash drive with digital learning materials 
• Hard copies of learning materials 
• Transportation for site visits 
• Food and drinks provided at networking reception 
• One copy of the book "Scholarship in Action" 
• One copy of the book "Civic Professionalism: A Pathway to Practical Wisdom" 
• Goodie bag with supplies such as pens, note pads, cups, and other items 
• Certificate of completion and CEU credits 
• And much more! 

Credits: Upon completion of the Academy, attendees will receive a certificate issued by the AU College of Liberal Arts and, if requested, CEUs (Continuing Education Units).

Location: The Academy will take place at the beautiful and historic Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities (Pebble Hill), 101 South Debardeleben Street, Auburn, Alabama 36849

Application Deadline: Early bird deadline is February 1st, last deadline is February 23, 2018.

Application: Download the ACE application.

Information: For more information, contact Dr. Giovanna Summerfield, Associate Dean for Educational Affairs, email: clacce@auburn.edu, phone: 334-844-2890

Partnerships

The College of Liberal Arts' Community and Civic Engagement Initiative is proudly partnered with

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Auburn University is the recipient of the "Community Engagement Classification" by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Last Updated: May 22, 2017