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Volume 3, Issue 4
October 2018
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Community
Connections

 

Center for Campus and
Community Engagement

 

The Winding Road: Twists, Turns, and Forward Momentum

The Winding Road is a network of organizations and entrepreneurs working to build an experiential tourism brand in Southeast Ohio, emphasizing experiences for visitors and residents alike. The Center for Campus and Community Engagement and several Ohio University staff and faculty are part of this collaboration and recently attended a planning retreat. This project is supported in part by the Sugar Bush Foundation. 
Learn more about this project here: 
https://www.circleforward.us/2018/09/13/designing-a-network-is-its-own-adventure/

Upcoming Events

Forest Listening Sessions

What are your forest stories? On Saturday October 13, 2018 Brian Harnetty is hosting a "Forest Listening Room" in the Wayne National Forest. Anyone can join and meet at the new Tecumseh Lake trail, part of the Buckeye Trail. The event is part of a Socially Engaged Art project, are open to the public, and are funded through a generous grant from A Blade of Grass. Brian Harnetty received a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Arts at Ohio University. He is a composer, performer, artist, and writer who works with sound archives. His body of work contends that the simple act of listening to places, people, and their pasts can transform their futures.
Learn more here: http://www.brianharnetty.com/news/
 
24th Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day
The 24th Annual Little Cities of Black Diamonds Day is set for Saturday, October 13, 2018 in Shawnee, Ohio.  This year’s event merges with the popular Shawnee Second Saturday series that is in its second year in the village.  The 2018 theme is Sports in the Little Cities: The Great Uniter, Divider & Equalizer. Learn more here: https://littlecitiesofblackdiamonds.blog

CCCE Fall Semester Events

Introduction to Service Learning for Faculty and Community Partners
Service learning combines academic learning and community engagement in ways that enhance student learning and development while contributing to communities locally and globally.  This workshop provides an introduction to service learning pedagogy and how it can benefit students, faculty and community partners. It will also begin to lay the foundation for ways in which faculty can integrate effective service learning into their courses through a review of best practices. Faculty and community leaders encouraged to attend!
Community partners, faculty, and instructors will receive a copy of Barbara Jacoby’s book Service-Learning Essentials and a certificate of participation. Faculty will also be eligible for mini-grant dollars to implement service learning courses and participation in an 8-week, in-depth workshop on building a service-learning C Course at OHIO University.
 
Fall Semester Training Session: 
FridayOct. 26, 2018 8am - 10 am 
Ohio University’s Baker Center, Room 230
Register with the Link Below:
https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_9sQhtZgBGHAZx53 
 
Community Coffee Talk Social: Eco Tourism
Eco Tourism touches on interests including community development, education, entrepreneurship and business, environmental conservation, planning and policy and much more. This rich, complex subject will bring a wide variety of people to the table to share their thoughts and expertise. The Bailey’s Trail Project will be showcased as an up and coming example of campus and community partnerships at work. Come and learn how you can get involved!
Friday, November 16th 2pm-3:30pm
Ohio University’s Baker Center, Room 230
Register with the Link Below:
https://ohio.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6YiRnLntuTV9AIl

Funding Opportunity

The Infectious and Tropical Disease Institute (ITDI) has set aside funds for the development of local, regionally based outreach initiatives related to the mission of the institute.The goal of the request for proposals (RFP) is to develop outreach initiatives that serve local communities in Ohio and the Appalachian region. The primary focus should be to develop initiatives (or build upon existing initiatives) that will bring institute members’ knowledge of infectious diseases to a community or communities in the region and successfully engage OHIO students in the outreach.
Multiple projects with a budget of up to $10,000 will be funded. The deadline is Friday, November 16, 2018.More information and the RFP can be found at:
https://www.ohio.edu/medicine/itdi/resources/announcements.cfm
Please send your upcoming events, partnership success stories, and other feedback to communityengagement@ohio.edu 
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Athens, OH  45701
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https://www.ohio.edu/communityengagement
 






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