Literature on Community Engaged Scholarship

Kretzmannn, J. P., & McKnight, J. L. (1993). Building communities from the inside out: A path toward finding and mobilizing a community’s assets. Skokie, Il: ACTA Publications. Garoutte, L. & McCarthy-Gilmore, K. (2014).  Preparing students for community-based learning using an asset-based approach.  Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning 14 (5), 48-61.

Get Involved!

Get Involved! There is is an evolving community of Mason students, faculty, administrators, alumni, and community partners who are active and passionate collaborators in effecting positive social change. Discover the variety of ways you can get involved in something great. Explore the links below to learn how to join in Community Engagement activity at Mason.   Read more about Get Involved![…]

InCredAble Conference at Godwin Middle School

Mason students will engage adolescents residing in Prince William County- Godwin Middle School on Saturday, April 11th from 10:00am-4:00pm, in a full day of building leadership skills that will benefit them now and in the future. The InCredAble Conference will focus on the principle that a strong leader should have the courage to stand up Read more about InCredAble Conference at Godwin Middle School[…]

MasonVotes 2015-2016

MasonVotes A university-wide committee, strives to create awareness and conversation around voting and elections (local and national) for the Mason community. All students, faculty and staff are welcome to participate. Student Media oversees the student-run MasonVotes website,, and is always looking for content contributors.   To get involved, please attend a meeting, or contact Read more about MasonVotes 2015-2016[…]

Nonprofit Fellows

The Nonprofit Fellows are a select group of students who earn a minor in Nonprofit Studies in a single semester immersion experience.  Fellows are enrolled in an integrated combination of coursework and credit-bearing internship, earning a Minor in Nonprofit Studies in a single 15-credit semester.  The program emphasizes: personal attention from faculty through small class Read more about Nonprofit Fellows[…]