Professor Timothy Seastedt, Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, working with K-12 students in Trinidad, CO.
Professor Timothy Seastedt, Department Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, working with K-12 students in Trinidad, CO.

Are you a faculty member interested in learning more about building partnerships and programs in rural Colorado communities?

The application deadline for the 2021-22 Community Perspectives program has closed, and cohort memberts have been selected. Please check back here soon to learn more about the 2021-22 cohort and their community engagement interests.

Overview

Community Perspectives is a new program engaging a small cohort of CU Boulder faculty in a one-year professional development opportunity aimed at connecting their teaching, research and creative work to outreach and engagement initiatives with rural Colorado communities.

In addition to attending several workshops throughout the year, to gain a greater understanding of community engagement and partnership development, the faculty cohort will participate in a three-day tour (June 2022) of Southern Colorado communities including Pueblo, Trinidad, La Junta and Walsenburg. The tour will provide an opportunity to gain a better understanding of these areas of Colorado and their residents, increase awareness of CU Boulder outreach and engagement efforts, and create partnerships and programs to address the needs of the communities visited.

This program is sponsored by the Office for Outreach and Engagement and was developed with support from the Office of Faculty Affairs. If you have questions about the program or the application process, contact Jeanne McDonald, Associate Director, 303.492.4471.