The Edward Ginsberg Center for Community Service and Learning

Opportunities for academic involvement from a community-defined priority

What does Community-Engaged Scholarship look like in practice?

Community Engagement can be practiced in many different ways across Teaching, Research & Service. Below, we offer examples from across the University of Michigan.

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Faculty Spotlight: Anne Mondro

Anne Mondro, Associate Professor, Stamps School of Art & Design.  Anne and Joe Trumpey, co-taught Social Spacess which explored the ways in which artists and designers work within the public sphere. Students explored the practice of socially engaged art and design while building skills essential to engagement work including how to observe, interview, and collaborate through a partnership with Growing Hope, in Ypsilanti. 

Click here to learn more about Anne's experience with this community-engaged course.  

Examples of Community Engagement at UM





Student Partnership

  • Student Organization Project: one-time short-term service project
  • Student Organization Partnership: long-term or ongoing partnership with a student organization
  • Student Internship: ongoing project as part of a curricular or co-curricular engagement