Community Engaged Scholarship Community of Practice

Faculty will participate together in this Community Engaged Scholarship Community of Practice (CoP). There will be 6 in-person sessions. Faculty with community partners are encouraged to bring their partners to the last four sessions; however, it is not required to have a community partner to participate in the CoP.

  • Two Faculty Sessions
  • Four Faculty/Community Partner Sessions
  • We will meet between February and May 2020 for 90 minutes. Meetings will be held at Marquette University sites that faculty can reserve for their own CES projects such as the Hub and the Global Water Center.

Experienced CE scholars and community partners will present at our sessions and will be available for consultation.

Session topics include:

  • Scholar identity, integrating CES into a program of research, benefits and challenges (Faculty)
  • Developing Relationships - Facilitated session regarding finding partners and building teams. Participants will practice team building strategies that they can share with their larger teams. (Faculty/Community Partners)
  • ORSP - Funding guidance for CES projects, exploration of funding opportunities, Marquette University specific guidance (Faculty/Community Partners)
  • Community Engaged Teaching (Faculty/Community Partners)
  • Consultation Meeting - The last session we have people available for 15 min consultations such as ORSP, IRB, faculty, community people, funders(Faculty/Community Partners)

Application Timeline

  • January 22, 2020 – Applications Due
  • January 27, 2020 – Notify participants


  • Week of February 2, 2020
  • Week of February 16, 2020
  • Week of March 2, 2020
  • Week of March 16, 2020
  • Week of March 30, 2020
  • Week of April 13, 2020

To apply, provide the following:

  • Faculty name and contact information
  • Community partner name and contact information (if applicable)
  • Please identify any topics of particular interest to you or questions that you have about CES. We will use this information in planning the sessions.
  • 1-2 page statement describing your journey to becoming a community engaged scholar.

Consider the following prompts:

  • Experiences, education, preparation for CES
  • Self-assessment of where you are as a community engaged scholar
  • Past CES accomplishments
  • Aspirations for your community engaged scholarship and yourself as a scholar
  • Tell us about your current community engaged partners and partnerships
  • If your community partner will be participating in the CoP, please tell us about them and your partnership