Engagement Scholarship Consortium
Registration is now open for the 2016 Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) Conference to be held in Omaha, Nebraska this fall. We invite you to join us on October 9-10 for preconference activities and workshops and October 11-12 for the 2016 ESC Conference.
This year’s conference is centered on the theme of Visioning the Future of Engaged Scholarship. Speakers will be announced in June. The conference schedule includes a panel of ESC Provosts/Vice Presidents, the WK Kellogg Foundation Engagement Awards Presentation, and more. Attendees have the opportunity to participate in optional preconference tours of two of the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s nationally unique spaces: the Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center and Glacier Creek Preserve. Evening events will be held at Omaha’s historic Durham Museum and TD Ameritrade Park, home to the NCAA College World Series.
Preconference workshops occurring October 9-10 include the Emerging Engagement Scholars Workshop (EESW), the Outreach and Engagement Practitioners Network (OEPN); Oh, the Places We’ll Go: Service Learning Partnerships in Practice; Pre-College Programing Workshop; and an Assessing University-Community Partnerships Workshop. All preconference workshops (except EESW) and tours can be registered for via the main conference registration page.
We invite you to take advantage of early bird pricing by registering now. Special pricing includes an ESC member rate and a group discount for those attending with five or more colleagues from one institution. A conference attendee room rate has been secured at the Hilton Omaha.
We look forward to seeing you in Omaha!
ESC Planning Committee
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