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Call for Applications for 2014-2015 President’s Symposium and White Paper Project Topic: Community Engagement

June 11, 2014

The 2014-2015 President’s Symposium and White Paper Project topic has been announced! During the next academic year, the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the surrounding communities will engage in discussions on meaningful ways of engaging with the community. The President’s Symposium and White Paper Project is a year-long, Interprofessional initiative during which faculty, staff, students and community members will join in a conversation that impacts the University and surrounding community.

We are now accepting applications for President’s Fellows. Please forward this email to any students who you believe will be interested in being part of an interprofessional team that will be responsible for providing UMB senior leadership with recommendations on how to advance deep and meaningful community engaged learning, service and scholarship. The selection process is rigorous and we hope to have competitive candidates from all of the professional schools. The President’s Fellows application is due on Friday, June 27 at 5 p.m.

You can find more information about the President’s Symposium and previous years topic here. The speakers for the President’s Symposium Speaker Series will be announced soon. This year’s Symposium is a joint initiative of the President’s Office, the Office of Interprofessional Student Learning and Service Initiatives (ISLSI) and the Center for Community Based Engagement and Learning.

Please contact ISLSI with any questions you may have: ISLSI@umaryland.edu.