Community Engaged Scholarship Forum tackles ‘Local Citizenship in a Global World’

Timothy K. Eatman will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2019 Community Engaged Scholarship Forum: “Local Citizenship in a Global World” on March 29.

Eatman is the inaugural dean of the Honors Living Learning Community and professor of urban education at Rutgers University–Newark. 

The forum will include a breakfast, breakout networking and professional development sessions, a keynote speaker, and poster presentations of current community engaged scholarship. 

The day long learning opportunity will bring together faculty, staff, and student leaders for culture building discussions that support the Plan for Pitt’s strategic priorities of “Build Community Strength” and “Extend our Global Reach.”

The first Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement's Partnerships of Distinction Award will be presented at the event, recognizing outstanding partnerships that are exemplars of community engagement. 

Up to five awardees may be chosen and each award consists of a $2,000 grant to support partnership activities

The forum runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd.

Registration is open until March 22. Register here.

2019 Forum sponsors include: Office of Community and Governmental Relations, Honors College, Study Abroad, School of Education, PittServes, School of Social Work, Elsie Hillman Civic Forum.