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.


Date: ACE will take place in Auburn, Alabama from May 10-12, 2016.

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 conclude with a reception in the Terrace Room of the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center at 5:00 pm on the 12th. 

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. 

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 beautiful and historic Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities (Pebble Hill), 101 South Debardeleben Street, Auburn, Alabama 36849

Application Deadline: Early bird dealine is February 1st, late dealine is February 26, 2016.

Application: Download the application here.

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


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: November 10, 2015