Community-Engaged Learning Fellows program now taking applications

Mississippi State University's inaugural Community-Engaged Learning (CEL) Fellows program is now taking applications. This three-week program has been created to support instructional faculty and staff in integrating community-engaged learning into their formal or non-formal teaching.

Sponsored by the Center for Community-Engaged Learning and the Center for Teaching and Learning, CEL Fellows will learn community-engaged learning theory, course design and pedagogy. Community-engaged learning is a high impact educational practice that improves student engagement, learning and development, social responsibility and active citizenship.

The CEL Fellows program will start on May 7, meet Monday-Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m., and conclude on May 24. Participants will receive a $1,000 stipend, peer support and one-on-one assistance to design a new community-engaged learning course or modify an existing course.

The program application and guidelines are online at The deadline to apply is Feb. 23, 2018.

For more information, please contact Michelle Garraway at (662) 325-2370 or

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