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Featured MSU Engaged Scholars

Restaurant Incubator Project has Right Ingredients for Entrepreneurial Success

Restaurant Incubator Project has Right Ingredients for Entrepreneurial Success

More than a few people dream of owning their own restaurant. They envision the unique recipes, the lively customers who will enjoy their food, and the charming ambience of their own establishment. Jeff Elsworth, associate professor in The School of Hospitality Business at MSU's Eli Broad College of Business, knows there is so much more to it ... read more


Transforming Landfills into Landscapes

Transforming Landfills into Landscapes

There's no question that landfill issues are important. For many, the thought of a landfill may conjure up a "can't live with it, can't live without it" attitude. But what if a completed landfill could be turned into a productive, sustainable thing of beauty? This may seem like a contradiction, but for Milind Khire ... read more

MSU Priorities

Community and Economic Development in the 21st Century

MSU Product Center Offers Tools for Innovation and Market Competitiveness

MSU Product Center Offers Tools for Innovation and Market Competitiveness

Improving economic opportunities and profits for entrepreneurs, businesses, and industries in the Michigan agriculture, food, natural resources, and bioeconomy sectors is what the MSU Product Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources is all about. The Center helps entrepreneurs and established companies develop and commercialize new product, market, and business ideas ... 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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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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