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Professional Development

Seminars and Workshops

Stay tuned for Fall 2022 Seminar Dates!

“Third Thursday” Community Conversations¬†

Community conversations are one-hour facilitated discussions around specific subjects. These dialogues are open to all members of the university community and public. Stay tuned for our Fall 2022 slate of community conversations.

Community Engagement Seminar Series

The Community Engagement Seminar Series is a monthly webinar series open to all members of the campus community.

Community Engagement Academy

The Community Engagement Academy (CEA) is an interdisciplinary professional development program designed for new UTK faculty (0-3 years) and graduate students who wish to learn the foundations of community engagement and engaged scholarship and apply knowledge to research and practice. CEA will provide emerging engagement scholars with background literature on the history of community engagement, facilitated discussion, project design, mentoring, and presentations to increase their knowledge and enhance their practice of community engagement and engaged scholarship. CEA is offered each fall semester.