Conferences

Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase & Symposium

Poster Presentations

Service. Partnership. Research.

The Robert G. Bringle Civic Engagement Showcase and Symposium recognizes the impact of each of these things on the IUPUI campus and in the community.

Dates at-a-glance
Detail Date
Poster Application Fall 2014 (details coming soon)
Final Notifications Sent to Applicants By Spring 2015 (details coming soon)
  • Poster Tracks

    • Campus & Community Strategies to Support Health, Life & Well-being
    • Advocacy, Philanthropy, Public Policy & Political Engagement
    • Assessing and Documenting Community Partnership Outcomes
    • Co-Curricular Program Design & Assessment
      • Includes but is not limited to: community-service, scholarship or mentoring programs, etc.
    • Instructional Design & Assessment
      • Includes but is not limited to: domestic and itnernational/global service learning, graduate and professional service learning, social justice pedagogy, civic learning, civic literacy, engaged departments, faculty development, etc.
    • Constituent Perspectives & Scholarship
      • Includes but is not limited to: community partners, faculty, student, staff/administrators.
    • Research & Scholarly Perspectives
      • Includes but is not limited to: the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL), community-based participatory research, public scholarship, etc.
    • Technology innovations & Community Engagement
      • Includes but is not limited to: online service-learning course design, internet-based platforms for civic engagement, online National Issues Forums, etc.
  • Suggested Poster Topics

    • Impact of reciprocal campus-community partnerships
    • Student learning and development in service-learning courses or co-curricular engagement opportunities
    • Synopsis of research data collection and/or analysis
    • Mentoring models for working with students as service-learning assistants.
    • Tools and resources developed to aid in the plannign or execution of community engagement initiatives (curricular or co-curricular)
    • Institutionalization of service learning or community engagement in higher education
    • Models of intra- and inter-campus partnerships
    • Methods to increase the number of effective campus-community partnerships
    • Teaching methods or strategies utilized in community engaged classrooms.
    • Innovations and/or strategies to improve health, life, and well-being.

    We welcome other topics as they relate to community engagement, campus partnerships, and strategies to address health, life, and well-being

  • Submission Review Process

    The CESS Poster Committee will review and select poster submissions based on:

    • Concept of the poster
      • The general ideas, its relevance and timeliness to the CESS theme (see above).
    • Depth
      • The details offered into what was learned through the project/research/ topic.
    • Content of poster
      • Clearly conveying a snapshot of the work intended to engage the audience; what is novel and important about your work.
    • Connections
      • Identifying best practices or lessons learned regardign your work and/or how the topic relates to the CESS theme.
  • Benefits of Presenting a Poster

    Presenting a poster is a great opportunity to obtain interesting and valuable feedback for projects, research, or practices from a knowledgeable crowd. It also allows you to network with other scholars who are interested in the same topic area(s).  Also, you are able to practice public speaking in a low-pressure, informal setting.  You are able to make valuable connections with other students, faculty, staff, and community leaders.  Finally, you can add this accomplishment to your CV or resume.

  • Who Should Submit a Poster

    • University facutly and staff engaged in the assessment and design of (co)curricular service learning courses/programs as well as practitioners of the scholarship of engagement.
    • Undergraduate and graduate students participating in service learning and community engagement (inside or outside of the classroom).
    • Community partners working with faculty or staff at colleges and universities.
    • Higher education administrators who foster institutional support for students, faculty, and staff to engage with communities through scholarship and evidence-based practice.
  • Submissions Will Need to Include

    • Lead Presenter Information (name, title, institution, and e-mail address)
    • Co-Presenter(s) (name, title, institution, and e-mail address)
    • Poster Title
    • Poster Track
    • Abstract (not to exceed 250 words)
    • Session description (no more than 75 words)
    • Identifation of the applicable Community Capital(s) to frame your poster
    • Intended audience
Expected Audience

Attendees for this event will include community residents, researchers, campus administrators, academicians, community leaders, change-makers, students, staff, and faculty.

Interested in presenting at the Symposium? Learn more about Symposium RFP.