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Featured MSU Engaged Scholars

Building a Repertoire of Job Skills for Inner City Kids

Building a Repertoire of Job Skills for Inner City Kids

Digital Technology Lets Youth Quickly See and Hear the Results of their Efforts

Mark Sullivan is on a mission to help inner city kids begin to build a repertoire of marketable skills, using something they already know and love — music. Although inspiring these kids to learn isn't always an easy endeavor, he sees incredible potential in using creative technologies to tap into their natural interests and abilities. Combine hip-hop and beat-making with the possibility of gaining ... read more


Microbial Risk Assessment, Education, and Knowledge Management

Microbial Risk Assessment, Education, and Knowledge Management

What is the risk of disease spreading in our communities, in our schools, to our children? What biological agents represent the greatest risk associated with contaminated indoor environments, our water or our food? How clean is safe? These are some of the questions that the Center for Advancing Microbial Risk Assessment (CAMRA), housed at Michigan State University, addresses as it creates ... read more

MSU Priorities

Community and Economic Development in the 21st Century

MSU Business-CONNECT has the 'University Door Open' for Entrepreneurs, Research Partnerships, and Economic Development

MSU Business-CONNECT has the "University Door Open" for Entrepreneurs, Research Partnerships, and Economic Development

A new resource at Michigan State University is designed to "open the door" for entrepreneurs and members of the business community looking to partner with faculty researchers. MSU Business-CONNECT facilitates the connections between those seeking to leverage MSU's vast wealth of resources by serving as a visible, knowledgeable, accessible, and responsive contact for critical information ... read more


Looking for Community Partners?

Collaboration and partnership with communities are at the core of engaged scholarship. In all of its work, University Outreach and Engagement emphasizes university-community partnerships that are collaborative, participatory, empowering, systemic, transformative, and anchored in scholarship. If you are a faculty or academic staff member wanting to establish a community partnership, University Outreach and Engagement may be able to help you. Our staff and researchers have connections across the state in areas such as education, mental health, human services, business, and government. For more information, contact Laurie Van Egeren, Interim Associate Provost for University Outreach and Engagement at (517) 353-8977, or vanegere@msu.edu.


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We would like to hear from you. Contact us with comments, suggestions, announcements, or "engaged scholar" project information for future e-newsletters. Send to Amy Byle: esenews@msu.edu or call (517) 353-8977.

MSU Graduate Certification in Community Engagement
This program prepares graduate students for careers that integrate scholarship with community engagement. It offers students a transcript notation indicating that they have completed the program.

Transformations in Higher Education: The Scholarship of Engagement Series
Available from MSU Press

Community Engagement Toolkits
Designed by the Center for Community Engaged Learning to guide and support MSU faculty, students, staff, and community partners.

Tools of Engagement Learning Modules
Online curriculum modules are available for use by MSU faculty to introduce undergraduate students to the concept of university-community engagement.

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