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[…]

Mason 9/11 Day of Service

The Mason Nation 9/11 Day of Service kicks off with an educational panel on Thursday, September 10, 2015 followed by an array of service projects on Friday, September 11, 2015. This exciting, collaborative, university-wide initiative is open to ALL Mason students, faculty, and staff. Let’s work together on a range of service projects across Mason’s Read more about Mason 9/11 Day of Service[…]

Minor in Nonprofit Studies

The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement offers a minor in nonprofit studies for students who want a career dedicated to making a positive difference in the community and the world.  Courses reflect the values of Mason – integration of experiential and classroom learning; a strong sense of community among learners through active, discussion-based classrooms; Read more about Minor in Nonprofit Studies[…]

The Center for Field Studies

The Center for Field Studies is dedicated to providing students with exciting and challenging field-based experiential learning opportunities.  CFS course offerings include a broad range of academic disciplines and subject matter, from a focus on the natural world to human populations in their respective social and cultural contexts.  CFS creates opportunities for students to move Read more about The Center for Field Studies[…]