Public Service Resources
Community Partner Resources
AuburnServes is a web-based network designed to network community partners with faculty in service learning courses or with students, either for classes, organizations or individual service interests. The network provides general communications for community partners to publicize upcoming service opportunities and calls for volunteers. AuburnServes is also on Facebook.
Annual Community Partner Development Programs
Community partners may participate in several campus expositions and programs designed to promote services and afford opportunities to network with students and faculty on campus.
- one Volunteer Fair per semester
- two Lunch and Learn Community Partner Sessions per semester
Example of Ongoing, Joint Programming with Area Community Partners
- Campus Kitchens: food preparation and distribution service
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. AuburnServes is also on Facebook.
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.
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 Engagement Resource Guide
- CEU and Outreach Activity Database
- Service Learning Task Force Report
- List of scholarly journals focused on outreach/engagement
AuburnServes is a web-based network designed to provide support for students in either classes or organizations, and also those who wish to document their service project activities on an individual basis. The network provides general communications of upcoming service opportunities and calls for volunteers. AuburnServes is also on Facebook.
Annual Student Development Programs
- one Volunteer Fair per semester
Sponsored Engagement Projects
- Campus Kitchens: food preparation and distribution service.
Last Updated: November 4, 2016