CSU Office of Civic Engagement news and events.
View this email in your browser


The Office of Civic Engagement supports faculty, students, staff and administrators to allow them to develop, expand and sustain collaborative, mutually beneficial partnerships with community residents, organizations and institutions. These partnerships contribute to student learning and academic scholarship while contributing to the social and economic well-being of Cleveland, its neighborhoods and the Northeast Ohio region. Visit our website to learn more at
News & Events

Distinguished LINK Alumnus Honored

The Office of Civic Engagement named Ronald V. Johnson, Jr. its Distinguished LINK Alumnus at a reception May 4th. Johnson also serves as a mentor to a LINK Scholar.
The evening also included a salute to graduates and a welcome to new LINK Scholars.
Click to read more and view photos.

Heinen's CEO Talks to Students About Food Issues in Northeast Ohio
Heinen's Co-CEO Jeff Heinen addresed students at a May 5th Town Hall in Cleveland State University's Student Center, speaking about his store's business model, food deserts and supporting the local economy.
The event was part of the Office's Public Sphere Pedagogy initiative.

Click here to read more and to view photos.

Faculty Awarded Civic Engagement Grants

Civic engagement grants have been awarded to faculty and staff representing a myriad of disciplines at CSU. The grants, funded by the Office of the Provost, support programs or projects that creatively connect classroom, campus and community.

View the list of recipients here.

Tedx at CSU Lecture on Politics in 21st Century
TedxCleveland State University will be holding its first-ever Salon panel discussion. Speakers will address the topic of "Democracy in the 21st Century." The July 20 event will be held during the Republican National Convention. More speakers will be announced. 
The event is free and open to the public.

Click here to RSVP.

Community Partner: Cuyahoga County Conference on Social Welfare

The Cuyahoga County Conference on Social Welfare (CCCOSW) - held at CSU - is an opportunity for social workers to enhance their role in analyzing, formulating and advocating for social welfare policy. 

Read about the program here.

Student Spotlight: Kayla Kearney
Kayla Kearney is this month's featured student. She is a Deckard Civic Fellow, who has been an intern with Cuyahoga County's Department of Sustainability over the past year and has also worked for the Cleveland City Council's Clerk of Council.

Read more about her here. 
Copyright © 2016 CSU Office of Civic Engagement, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list

Email Marketing Powered by MailChimp