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Community Engagement Series launches

012313Feature_EatmanDr. Timothy K. Eatman, an assistant professor of higher education at Syracuse University and co-director of Imagining America: Artists & Scholars in Public Life, will be the featured speaker in the first installment of the Community Engagement Series at UNCG.

Eatman will deliver a series of talks Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2013.

The keynote address, “The Nexus between Community Engagement, Diversity & Student Success,” will be from 8:30-10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, in the Maple Room, EUC. Eatman will present a framework for the development of community engagement initiatives and strategies for equity, diversity and inclusion to improve college access and success of traditionally underserved students. Panelists from UNCG will talk about the shared role of community engagement. No registration is required.

Registration is requested for four other sessions.

The series is sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Institute for Community & Economic Engagement, Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, Faculty Teaching & Learning Commons, HHS Office of Community Engagement, Chancellor’s Advisory Committee for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, Office of Learning Communities, Coalition for Diverse Language Communities and UNCG Public Scholarship Graduate Network.

Full story – including details on the sessions – is at UNCG News.

By Betsi Robinson