AuburnServes is a web-based network designed to provide support for faculty in service learning course management. The network provides general communications of upcoming service opportunities and calls for volunteers. The networking system is supported by Service Learning Pro, which allows faculty to register online, create course profiles, and document service participation. AuburnServes is also on Facebook.
- Contains directory of more than 140 community partners and campus engagement projects.
Annual Faculty Development Programs
- Two Faculty Service Learning and Engagement Colloquias per semester.
- Two Lunch and Learn Community Partner Sessions per semester.
- Support materials from recent Colloquia speakers:
- Sidney James & Kim Walker: March 27, 2013
- Jon Mason & LaChasta White: February 13, 2013
- Harriet Giles and Kate Thornton: November 15, 2012
- Kent Andersen and Kristen Harper: September 25, 2012
- Dr. Shannon O'Brien Wilder and Dr. Paul Matthews: April 18, 2012
- Vincent Ilustre: February 8, 2012
- Rusty Smith: November 8, 2011
- Christopher McCauley: September 27, 2011
- Norma-May Isakow: February 15, 2011
- Kristina Scott: November 16, 2010
- Trish Kalivoda: October 19, 2010
Key Institutional Faculty Support Resources
- Campus Compact: includes Service Learning resources, a course syllabi library, tools and contacts.
Campus Compact is a national coalition of college and university presidents (and the 6 million students they represent) who are committed to fulfilling the civic purposes of higher education. Campus Compact promotes public and community service that develops students’ citizenship skills, helps campuses forge effective community partnerships, and provides resources and training for faculty seeking to integrate civic and community-based learning into the curriculum.
- Alabama Poverty Project: a state-wide network promoting engagement for poverty related issues.
The Alabama Poverty Project (APP) mobilizes Alabamians to eliminate poverty through strategic partnerships with higher education institutions, community partners, and policymakers. APP provides a wide range of services, including professional development opportunities, on-site presentations, and information services in response to requests from members and community partners.
Other Faculty Engagement Resources on Campus
- Office of Access and Community Initiatives
- Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES)
- Biggio Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
- College of Liberal Arts Community and Civic Engagement
General Information Resources
- Beyond Auburn magazine: a publication highlighting outreach projects campus-wide.
- Faculty Outreach Resource Guide
- CEU and Outreach Activity Database
- Service Learning Task Force Report
- List of scholarly journals focused on outreach/engagement
Last Updated: April 11, 2014