Community Engagement in Christian Higher Education: Enacting Institutional Mission for the Public Go

Mission Animation: Christian Higher Education, the Common Good, and Community EngagementChristian Higher EducationProfessional NetworksThe Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU)The Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)Philosophical FoundationsThe Evangelical Christian TraditionThe Roman Catholic TraditionCommunity EngagementCatholic and Evangelical Christian ApproachesHistoryProgram TypesCo-CurricularCurricularDegreesCarnegie Classification for Community EngagementInstitutional Mission in ActionConclusionFundingReferencesRe-membering the Mission: Institutional Impacts of an Interdisciplinary Community Outreach ProjectInstitutional BackgroundMissional Commitment to Community EngagementThe CYTI ProjectProgram DesignLeadership StructureInstitutional GoalsCase Study Evaluation ApproachParticipantsInstrument and ProcedureResultsProgram Impact on Faculty/StaffInstitutional IndicatorsDiscussionLimitationsImplications for PracticeReferencesReconciling Structural and Personal Expressions of Justice in Jesuit EducationThe Jesuit Tradition of Educating for JusticeFostering Justice through Solidarity: The Center for Service and Community EngagementStudent-Led “Food Justice” ProgramsCampus Kitchen and Structural JusticeProgram FeaturesProgram OutcomesLabre Ministry and Personal JusticeProgram FeaturesProgram OutcomesDivergence and Convergence in Food Justice EffortsConclusion: A Moment of ReconciliationNotesReferencesPursuing Social Justice through Place-Based Community Engagement Cultivating Applied Creativity, Transdisciplinarity, and Reciprocity in Catholic Higher EducationCommunity Engagement in the Marianist Tradition: University of DaytonCommunity Engagement through Innovation: The Institute of Applied Creativity for TransformationCreating Space for Creativity, Collaboration, and Community: The GEMnasiumAddressing Pressing Challenges through Partnership: Freedom EnterpriseTeachable Moments: Making Meaning through Mini-CoursesAssessing the Impact: Listening to Multiple StakeholdersLessons Learned: Thematic Findings from the PartnershipTheme 1: Creating a Shared CommunityTheme 2: Perseverance in Building CommunityTheme 3: Faith in Action: Giving Legs to the MissionTheme 4: Uncertain Long-Term ImpactDiscussion and Implications for Christian Higher EducationNotesReferencesAppendixThe Miami Valley Life Alliance StoryMVLA Approach and ProcessCommunity Engagement for Student Faith Development: Service-Learning in the Pentecostal TraditionService-Learning and Faith Development among Emerging AdultsSocial and Theological Resources of the Pentecostal TraditionService-Learning in the Pentecostal Tradition: Lee UniversityInstitutional ProfileProgram OverviewService-Learning in the Faith-Based Context: Challenges to Successful ImplementationAcademic Tensions: Service or Learning?Theological Tensions: Service or Evangelism?Cultural Tensions: Service or Saving?Lessons Learned: Implications for Christian Higher EducationReferencesBecoming People for and with Others: Advancing Social Justice through Interdisciplinary Study and Service in the Jesuit TraditionIntroductionStudents, Institutions, and Service-learningStudent Outcomes of Service-learningInstitutional Purposes for Service-learningInstitutional Context: Boston CollegeJesuit Founding and Catholic MissionMissional Dimensions of Community EngagementThe PULSE Program for Service-learningProgram FeaturesEmpirical Research on PULSEStudent Growth and Intended OutcomesNeeded Program ImprovementsImplications for Future ResearchImplications for Christian Higher EducationReferencesEnd-of-Year Survey ItemsFaith in Action and Community Engagement: Realizing Mission through Immersion ExperiencesMissional Dimensions of Community EngagementConceptual Framework: CLEA Model of Civically-Engaged LearningMission and ContextDeveloping Community-Based Learning Practices Through PartnershipProject Design and MethodsReligion 113: Latinx Religious ExperienceCommunity-Based Research ApproachesParticipantsData Collection ProcessData Analysis ProcessLimitations of StudyThematic FindingsTheme 1: Change in Perspective Through ImmersionTheme 2: Psycho-Emotional ResponsesTheme 3: Self-Reflection/Recognition of Social LocationTheme 4: Call to ActionTheme 5: Connection to PoliticsDiscussion: Opportunities and ChallengesImplications for Christian Higher EducationFundingReferencesAppendixThe Origins of ICDIWhat Does It Mean to Be an Engaged Institutional Neighbor?: A Self-Study of an Undergraduate Program in Ministry and Community EngagementMissional Dimensions of Community EngagementTheological RootsUrban LocationConceptual Framework: Place-Based Community Engagement in Higher EducationThe Ministry and Community Engagement Program: A Deeper LookConducting Self-Study Research: The Role of a Critical FriendThematic Findings: Discoveries and Adjustments in the Evolution of a ProgramTheme One: Toward Mutual Partnerships and Shared VisionTheme Two: Practice That Is Actually PracticalTheme Three: Back to MutualityTheme Four: Increasing Access Some MoreImplications, Challenges, and Opportunities for Christian Higher EducationImplications for Practice: Five Key Principles of Place-Based Community EngagementPrinciple 1: A Geographic FocusPrinciple 2: Equal Emphasis on Campus and Community ImpactPrinciples 3 and 4: Long-Term Vision, Commitment, and Mission AnimationPrinciple 5: Collective ImpactNext Steps for the Ministry and Community Engagement (MCE) ProgramConclusionsReferencesEquipping Students for a “Specific Uprising” Toward Justice: Lessons Learned from a University Prison InitiativeThe Context of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement DefinedThe Role of Christian Higher EducationThe CPI in ContextCalvin University: History and ContextHistoryGeographical ContextReligious and Theological ContextCalvin’s Missional Approach to Community EngagementHistory of Community Engagement at CalvinCommunity Engagement and Calvin’s MissionWolterstorff: A Champion of Christian EngagementProgrammatic Examples of Community EngagementThe Calvin Prison InitiativeResearch DesignData AnalysisLimitationsResearch FindingsTheme 1: Personal FormationTheme 2: Educational FormationTheme 3: Community FormationOutcomesProgram and Research OpportunitiesImplications for Community Engagement within Christian Higher EducationReferences
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