Announcing the 2015 Conference Call for Proposals

The International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE) is pleased to announce that proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 conference in Boston. The conference will take place November 16 - 18, 2015 and is hosted by Northeastern University. Conference program co-chairs are Becca Berkey and Lori Gardinier. 

The theme of thIs year's conference is Revolutionary Scholarship: Innovation of Community Engagement Models.

Android App Society raise €1,219 for Cara House, Letterkenny

On Tuesday 9 December, 2014 the executive and society members of the Android App Society held a raffle on campus at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) on behalf of Cara House, Letterkenny. Cara House, the home to ‘Coderdojo’, where members of the Android App Society deliver the ‘Coderdojo’ programme to children aged between 8 to 14 years of age, has also helped many people in the Letterkenny and surrounding area over the years.

LYIT Student Union launch ‘Community Pathway Programme’

As part of the developing connection with Campus Engage, Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) Student Union, with the assistance of Fiona Kelly and Paddy Gallagher, have taken the first major steps in a ground breaking initiative. The students launched the ‘Community Pathway Programme’ in Colaiste Ailigh, Letterkenny on Friday 14 November, 2014. The ‘Community Pathway Programme’ involves greater community sharing experiences, of a mutually beneficial nature, between the community and Letterkenny Institute of Technology students.

Register now for the Global Implementation Conference in Dublin May 2015

The Global Implementation Conference (GIC) is taking place in Dublin in May 2015, the first time it has taken place outside of the United States. Early bird registration is now open until 27 March. 

The Conference will provide a unique opportunity for Europe to host a range of international speakers specialising in the area of implementation, as well as practitioners and policy makers interested in how implementation can enhance services and their work. 

NUI Galway President’s Award for 1,000 Student Volunteers

Monday, 30 March, 2015: The public are invited to attend NUI Galway’s celebration of student volunteering at the Bailey Allen Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn, Tuesday 31st March 11.30am.  Community organisations across Ireland will be in attendance to help recognise the valuable contribution student volunteers have made to their work and to society.

Apply online: Ireland Fund 2015 Small Grants Round

The Ireland Funds Small Grants Round is now open until March 31st 2015. 

The mission of the Ireland Funds is to be the largest network of friends of Ireland dedicated to supporting programs of peace and reconciliation, arts and culture, education and community development throughout the island of Ireland. 

Founded in 1976, The Worldwide Ireland Funds currently operate in 12 countries and have raised over $480 million for over 3,000 outstanding organizations. 

Call for papers: Fifth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference, ‘Moving Us Forward: At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact’,

Submit Workshop and Poster Session Proposals for the Fifth Annual Eastern Region Campus Compact Conference, ‘Moving Us Forward: At the Intersection of Community Engagement and Collective Impact’, *October 15-16, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey (*with preconference institutes planned for the 14th)

The goals of this conference are:

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