Fall 2018 Events Schedule

August 30th 9:30-10:45am Meet The Nashman Affiliate Faculty Co-Hosted by The Churchill Center at Gelman Library

Meet the Nashman Affiliate Faculty and learn about resources from the Honey W. Nashman Center.  

·       Washington, DC 101 resource will be available for you to share with colleagues and students to situate our community engagement in the socio-political context of our city.

GWServes is a new platform to monitor student service hours, collect feedback from community partners, and much more.

9:30 am Connect with colleagues and enjoy a light breakfast
9:45 am Speakers and conversations begin

RSVP via this link: http://evite.me/yT7gKjv3av  

September 25th 9:30-10:45am The College Student Voter: What is Our Role? Co-Hosted by The Churchill Center at Gelman Library

Zaneeta Daver, Director of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge

Amy Cohen, Executive Director of the Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service

September 25 is National Voter Registration Day and we will discuss the role of college faculty in encouraging and preparing students to vote. Voting is critical thinking in action. Reason, science, and humanism matter in students' civic lives as much as they matter in your disciplinary field. This Conversation will begin with data on GW's student voting rates and on campus practices that increase voter-turnout.

9:30 am Connect with colleagues and enjoy a light breakfast 

9:45 am Speakers and conversations begin

RSVP via this link: https://givepul.se/tyfwo

October 17th 9:30-10:45am Opportunities for Partnerships with DC Public Schools Co-Hosted by The Churchill Center at Gelman Library

Najila Husseini, Deputy Chief of School Partnerships at District of Columbia Schools

Charity Eddleman, Program Manager for School and Community Partnerships 

Opportunities for partnerships with our local schools cross all disciplines and professional fields.

RSVP via this link: https://givepul.se/wmlj2

December 7th, 12-3:45pm Symposium on Community-Engaged Scholarship 3rd Floor Marvin Center

Students, faculty, and community partners to share their experiences, disseminate findings, and learn about many other campus/community initiatives. All Students and faculty are encouraged to attend, even if they are not presenting as a class or individually, to learn about and support community-engaged scholarship at GW.

RSVP to attend or present at the Symposium: https://givepul.se/uy3u0

December 21st Nashman Grant Award Applications Due

We encourage faculty to apply for grants to facilitate their community-engaged scholarship.  Faculty awards are decided in January for research in the following fiscal year.

January 18th Knapp Fellowship Application Deadline

2010 endowment from President and Mrs. Knapp that makes it possible for exceptional GW students to combine scholarship with action to change the world. The award will recognize one or more innovative proposals each year and will provide support for their implementation. Up to $10,000 will be awarded each academic year. Undergraduate and graduate students with one more semester may apply independently or with a group of students to design and create solutions that will make a significant difference in the lives of others.

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