Publications & Reports
A variety of helpful publications and reports are provided by UNCG, as well as by community-serving coalitions, on topics related to building stronger communities and scholarly understanding/ experiences through partnerships. Many of these publications are available for download in PDF format below.
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Key Conversations at UNCG
Terms and Definitions for Community Engagement in UNCG Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
These definitions were developed to inform faculty discourse and are contextualized and, therefore, shaped by the P&T guidelines developed and adopted by UNCG faculty.
Excellence in Community Engagement and Community-Engaged Scholarship Volume 1 – Advancing the Discourse at UNCG
A summative synthesis and analysis of dialogues around community engagement written by Emily Janke and Patti Clayton
Excellence in Community Engagement & Community-Engaged Scholarship Volume 2- Honoring the Mosaic of Talents and Stewarding the Standards of High Quality Community-Engaged Scholarship
A practical and educational guide to documenting and evaluating non-traditional forms of scholarship, including community-engaged scholarship
Excellence in Community Engagement & Community-Engaged Scholarship Volume 3- Aligning Community and University Strengths and Priorities
A guide to applying community engagement to the UNCG strategic plan and beyond.
A plan founded by the principles outlined in the Campus Compact 30th Anniversary Action Statement.
2012-13 Annual Report – Institute for Community and Economic Engagement
An overview of initiatives and accomplishments from ICEE’s first formal year of operations.
UNCG Report of the 2014-2015 Community Engagement and Economic Development Metrics
The University of North Carolina (UNC) systems campuses are required by UNC General Administration to report specific community engagement and economic development (CEED) metrics for academic year 2014-2015. A UNCG Report was created, by ICEE, to summarize and analyze UNCG’s responses to the metric areas.
The 2015 UNC Engagement Report titled “Creating Impact in North Carolina Communities and the Economy was created by UNC General Administration; and it includes the first-time synthesis of data collected from the UNC Community and Economic Engagement Metrics for the 2013-2014 academic year. The UNC General Administration provides the executive summary, the full report, a data infographic, and the complete series of narrative reports submitted by each campus. For more information, visit the UNC Engagement Report.
2014-15 UNC Community and Economic Engagement Metrics Manual
Annual institutional indicators for measuring the progress and impact of community engagement and economic development by the University of North Carolina System.
Combined Report of the Community Engagement and Economic Development Metrics Task Forces: Indicators for measuring the progress and impact of community engagement and economic development by the University of North Carolina System
Following the May 2012 UNC System Engagement Summit at UNCW, UNC System President Tom Ross commissioned two multi-campus task forces to develop concise sets of indicators, or metrics, that all UNC campuses could use to assess “progress in community engagement and economic development”. This report shares information from the TRIAL period of the metrics initiative.
Excellence in Community Engagement Visioning and Planning Committee – Executive Summary
Generated by conversations from the E-CEVPAC Summer 2011 Retreat and subsequent meetings
Building Capacity for Community Engagement at UNCG
Former Chancellor Linda Brady’s presentation to the UNC Engagement Summit, June 2011, with assistance from Emily Janke, Ph.D. For a full transcript of Former Chancellor Brady’s speech: Former Chancellor Brady’s Speech to the UNC Engagement Summit (2011).
Survey: Community-University Engagement in the Piedmont Triad
This survey on community-university interactions conducted through the Guilford Nonprofit Consortium (n=114) and Greensboro Chamber of Commerce (n=248) allows us to gain a better sense of how UNCG and universities more broadly connect with our local communities.
Documenting and Evaluating the Mosaic of Faculty Scholarly Talents and Contributions
Themes and recommendations from a series of facilitated faculty dialogues that discussed a common and rigorous approach to assessing the quality and impact of all forms of scholarly activities and products, including community-engaged scholarship.
Community Engagement Series in Review: Dr. Timothy K. Eatman
Themes from Dr. Eatman’s visit to UNCG in the Spring of 2013. Topics include the intersection of diversity, community engagement, and student success; the next generation of engaged scholars; collaborative technologies; and engagement in the arts, humanities, and design.
Collecting data is only half the battle. By understanding how the data can be used, institutions can better align their identity and image, advocate on behalf of community-engaged projects and partnerships, and strategize plans for the future.
Op-Ed – Expanding our Impact, Strengthening our Community
Dr. Terri Shelton (Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development) discusses the shifting tide in research funding and our commitment to Triad prosperity.
A comprehensive plan of how ICEE manages communications. This plan discusses communication avenues, analytics, and our communications philosophy.
Reports Prepared for Accreditations, Recognitions, and Awards
UNCG’s 2015 Re-Application for Carnegie’s Community Engagement Elective Classification
The Institute for Community and Economic Engagement prepared UNCG’s 2015 application to be re-classified as a community-engaged institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UNCG was first classified as a community-engaged institution in 2008 in two categories: curricular engagement and outreach and partnerships.
UNCG’s SACS Re-Accreditation Narrative – Standard 126.96.36.199 – Community/Public Service
The Institute for Community and Economic Engagement prepared part of UNCG’s narrative for the 2014 re-accreditation to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Specifically, ICEE prepared the response to Standard 188.8.131.52: Community/Public Service within its mission.
President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
UNCG’s Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement oversees UNCG’s application to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, a distinction that UNCG has received annually since 2006.