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Newly posted for June 18, 2015: Prizes, Publications, Awards, & Fellowships

EXTENDED DEADLINES for International Association for Research on Service-learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) now June 22, 2015:

IARSLCE is accepting nominations and applications for their 2015 recognitions for scholarly achievement and graduate student scholarships. The association has recently extended their previous deadline for recognition and scholarship opportunities from June 12 to June 22, 2015.

Call for Submissions: Faculty Service-Learning Curriculum

California Campus Compact, Campus Compact of the Mountain West, and Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) are together re-designing the Faculty Toolkit for Service Learning in Higher Education, originally published in 2007, to create the Engaged Faculty Institute Curriculum. Through this curriculum, faculty members will participate in an intensive, hands-on experience to integrate service learning into a new or existing course. The curriculum includes research-based content, tools and resources, worksheets, reflections, and assessment tools for course design (or re-design), impact assessment, and sustainability. As organizational members of CCPH, UT, Knoxville faculty and staff are invited to submit best practices and innovations from the field to include as case studies and resources within the EFI curriculum. Submissions may be transmitted online via this brief survey.  Please complete the survey and email any relevant materials to by July 3, 2015.

Centro Hispano: East Tennessee Latino Awards

Centro Hispano seeks nominations for its Latino Awards, to be presented  August 1. Click here to make your nomination.  Award categories:

SPIRIT OF TRANSFORMATION AWARD: A transformative spirit is a catalyst for meaningful change for the better in his/her life, someone else’s life or the community. Your nominee may fall in this category if this individual/group has seen opportunities where others might not have and in the process has created positive change.

SPIRIT OF INSPIRATION AWARD: Centro Hispano de East TN wants to recognize an individual/group that has inspired others and has influenced others. Your nominee may fall in this category if this individual/group has seen opportunities where others might not have and in the process has inspired positive change.

ESPIRITU LATINO AWARD: The Espiritu Latino award is presented to an individual or organization of non-Latino origin that has gone the extra mile to reach out and give a hand to the Latino community or provide service and leadership to causes that impact the Latino community.

Américo Paredes Prize

Recognizes excellence in integrating scholarship and engagement with the people and communities one studies, or in teaching and encouraging scholars and practitioners to work in their own cultures or communities.The prize may be awarded for many forms of accomplishment, including products such as a book, article, software package, or exhibit; or on the basis of the overall impact of the nominee’s engaged teaching and scholarship, or fostering of work in her/his own community or culture. Nominations are due August 31, 2015.

Abe Fellowship for Journalists to Study Japanese-U.S. Relations

The Abe Fellowship for Journalists is designed to encourage in-depth coverage of topics of pressing concern to the U.S. and Japan through individual short-term policy-related projects. Fellows are expected to produce an analytical article or feature story that  informs public debate or policy that affects the community, with a wide variety of topics including (a) Threats to Personal, Societal, and International Security, (b) Growth and Sustainable Development, (c) Social, Scientific, and Cultural Trends and Transformations and (d) Governance, Empowerment, and Participation. U.S.-based applicants with no previous journalistic employment in Japan have priority; Japan-based applicants with no previous journalistic employment in the United States have priority. Application deadline is September 15, 2015.  


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