To view a pdf of the event calendar below, click here.
Community Bus Tour for Faculty & Staff
Friday, November 1
1:00-4:30pm Duluth Community
Open to ALL faculty and staff, join us for either or both the bus tour and networking hour
Please rsvp by Wednesday Oct 30. Click here for the poster.
Wednesday, November 6
4:00pm-5:30pm Kirby Ballroom
Daniel Seddiqui, author of 50 Jobs in 50 States: One Man’s Journey of Discovery Across America will give a presentation in celebration of National Career Development Month. The lecture will focus on five key lessons that he has learned: Perseverance, Risk Taking, Adaptability, Networking, and Endurance. Hosted by Career & Internships Services in collaboration with other campus offices. Click here for the poster.
Digital Storytelling Workshop: Bringing Participatory Media into Your Classroom
Wednesday, November 6
12:00pm-1:30pm EduE 142
This workshop will share resources, examples and stories of creating media-rich projects such as digital storytelling and community film-making that enhance students’ active learning and engagement. We will highlight student and faculty work emerging from the new Participatory Media Lab housed in the Center for Social Research in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology.
A light lunch of soup and salad will be provided. Please RSVP to Michelle Hargrave at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 1st. View the poster here.
Chester Chats: Criminology
Tuesday, November 26
7:00pm-8:20pm Glensheen Estate
The second installment of the Chester Chat series will focus on the topic of Criminology and will feature speakers relevant to the topic. View poster here.
Programs and Resources
Civic Engagement Mini Grants
The Office of Civic Engagement is offering a limited number of Civic Engagement $250 mini grants to support the expansion and enhancement of credit bearing civic engagement and community-based learning experiences at UMD. Fall deadlines are September 2, October 7, November 4, and December 2.
For more information click HERE or contact Michelle Hargrave at mhargrav-at-d.umn.edu.
PAL: Promoting Academic Learning Project
The PAL Project tutoring and mentoring is a partnership between the Duluth Public Schools, the YMCA, and the Office of Civic Engagement that aims to close the achievement gap. Explore how this program can be utilized as a community-based learning experience in your course(s) for students.
To learn more please view a short video about the project HERE.
For more information please contact Erin Zoellick at ezoellic-at-d.umn.edu.
SERVE: Students Engaged in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences
SERVE is a student led volunteer group that seeks to help other students get involved in the community. Please check our website to see SERVE volunteer opportunities as they become available.
Tyler Seymour, UMD Office of Civic Engagement intern, talks with prospective students about what it's like to live in Duluth and how to become involved in the community.