Collaborations Journal of Community Research and Practice Seeks Submissions for Upcoming Issues

Student and Faculty opportunity- Submit your work to Collaborations

Collaborations: A Journal of Community Research and Practice is a partnership between the University of Miami and Rutgers University that operates using a non-profit, open access (OA) model. Collaborations is free for anyone to read and there are no submission fees or article processing charges (APCs) whatsoever for authors and dedicated to the open dissemination of peer-reviewed scholarly and/or applied work that features mutually beneficial collaboration between university and community partners. 

The journal is interested in papers (or other media) authored by or in close collaboration with community members and submissions from students involved in community-engaged learning, research, and action.

A great opportunity to disseminate community engaged scholarship!

Call for Posters Inclusion, Transformation & Ethical, Critical Global Citizenship Work

Poster presentations are now being accepted through the Call for Posters at the The Globalsl Network 6th Summit, November 3 - 5, 2019, at Clemson University. Early bird registration open now!

Founded nearly a decade ago, with the aim of improving quality in community-campus partnerships advanced in the name of global citizenship, The Globalsl Network now represents more than 15 institutions concerned with best practices and transformative outcomes.

Keynotes and plenaries will focus on Asset-based Local Engagement and Inclusive Community Building in the United States, On-Campus Organizing to Ensure Ethical Engagement in Health-Related Environments around the World, and The Praxis of Engineering: Theory and Value-Driven Practice. A full program is forthcoming; the overall schedule is available here. Early bird registration ($350) is available through July 15; be sure to book your accommodations and travel.

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The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership call for Submissions!

Submissions due 8/1/19 for Themed Issue on High-Impact Practices in Undergraduate Philanthropic and Nonprofit Studies

The Journal of Nonprofit Education and Leadership (JNEL) invites manuscripts for consideration for publication in a Spring 2020 themed issue on the use of high-impact practices (HIPs) in undergraduate philanthropic and nonprofit studies. Manuscripts may be philosophical, conceptual, theoretical, or historical in nature and may be within general education or disciplinary contexts directly related to philanthropic and nonprofit studies (e.g., liberal arts, public administration, business). These include studies at the course, program/department, or institutional level and may also reflect the teaching, learning, or assessment perspectives of faculty, students, administrators, or other stakeholders. A limited number of reviews of scholarly books or resources about teaching HIPs may be considered when examined from the perspective of implications for philanthropic and nonprofit studies.

Summer Community Engaged Writing Projects? Register for the Pen to Paper Writing Retreat

If your summer writing list is long and your research needs to be disseminated you need a writing retreat!

Pen to Paper is an academic writing retreat designed to provide time, space, and resources to guide faculty, professional staff, graduate students, and community partners working on manuscripts related to service-learning and community engagement. The two and a half-day retreat provides participants with time to discuss ideas with and receive feedback from editors, share ideas with peers, and write.

Each year attendance is intentionally kept to a minimum in order to foster personal connections the small group provides the space participants need to focus on engaged scholarship. Registration and information here

NASPA Conference and Professional Development Scholarships


Through the generous support of the NASPA Foundation and their donors, NASPA is announcing a new scholarship for NASPA's professional development programs. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide access to professional development opportunities for individuals that might not otherwise have the financial means to participate. The professional development events available for this application cycle are the following:

· 2019 Assessment, Persistence, and Data Analytics Conference

· 2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting

· 2019 Closing the Achievement Gap Conference

· 2019 First-generation Student Success Conference

· 2019 Student Financial Wellness Conference

Complete applications will include:

· Online demographic information (which you can fill out here)

· Application Questions

· Current résumé or CV

· Completed Budget Template with necessary backup.

Recipients of the scholarships must produce pre-engagement and post-engagement blogs/essays/social media posts, as well as volunteer at least two hours during the selected conference. Specific engagement and volunteer activities will be confirmed with the selected recipients.

More information about this process can be found here. Apply here.

Call for Proposals: Celebrating the “I” in IARSLCE: Researching Engagement Across Borders

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The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted for the 2019 conference in Albuquerque, NM, USA. The conference will take place October 23-25, 2019. The theme of this year's conference is Celebrating the "I" in IARSLCE: Researching Engagement Across Borders.

For more information about the 2019 conference as it becomes available, to view the call, or to submit a proposal, please visit Proposals will be due on Friday, May 17, 2019.

Questions? Contact Tara Luparello at

Higher Learning Research Communications (HLRC) Journal Submissions due May 1

Higher Learning Research Communications (HLRC) journal ( is a peer reviewed journal focusing on higher education issues related to higher education and the public good, workplace competency and soft skills development. They publish both studies and essays. Contact Editor-In-Chief Gary J Burkholder, Ph.D.,

IJRSLCE Call for Papers on Service Learning and Community Engagement

Paper Proposals due May 15th!

IJRSLCE Editorial Board has released a request for manuscripts they are seeking submissions, conveying the extent of scholarship in the field of service-learning and community engagement that represent a range of methodologies.

Author Guidelines are presented on the IJRSLCE website. To submit a manuscript, you must register on the site. Papers are due May 15, 2019. For more details and information, please email Glenn Bowwn ( and Clayton Hurd (

Call for Undergraduate Papers at the IUJSL

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An exciting new opportunity for undergraduates to be published in a peer-reviewed journal is available! The International Undergraduate Journal for Service-Learning, Leadership, and Social Change (IUJSL), which is dedicated to providing undergraduate students a venue to discuss their service-learning projects and experiences, has issued a call for papers by undergraduate students.

The journal considers 3 types of articles:

  1. Articles that discuss the development of a service-learning project and the impact of the project on the community served

  2. A case study of a service learning project

  3. A reflection on service-learning and the development of personal leadership

Each article will be reviewed by selected readers and the member of the editorial board.  Manuscripts should be typed double-spaced, excluding block quotations which should be typed single-spaced, and references.  To ensure anonymity, author’s names and affiliation should appear on a separate cover page.  Articles should not exceed 15 pages.  Authors should follow APA format.

Submissions should be sent in Word format. Do not add headers or page numbers. Submissions can be sent by email to: Ned Scott Laff, Ph.D. (ned.laff@gmail).

This is a great opportunity for undergraduates, so be sure to share with service-learning students!

IJRSLCE: New Issue and Call for Submissions

IJRSLCE: New Issue and Call for Submissions

The latest issue of the International Journal for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IJRSLCE) is available online here. 

Call for manuscripts for Issue 7 (2019) of the journal the Editorial Board is seeking submissions that reflect the breadth of scholarship in the service-learning and community engagement field, with articles from different countries and disciplines and representing a range of methodologies. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2019.

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