Register for Community-Engaged Scholarship Writing Retreat 2017

  • Location: Pierce Cedar Creek Institute
  • Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday, October 19, 2017

This academic writing retreat provides a dedicated space and time away from campus for faculty, academic staff, and graduate students to write about their community-engaged scholarship, including community-engaged research, service-learning or civic engagement, community-university partnerships, and outreach programs.

This two-day, residential retreat includes unstructured time to work on your own writing and optional workshops to strengthen your writing and publishing skills. The optional workshops include: Fundamentals of Publishing Community-Engaged Scholarship, Getting Into the Writing Habit, and Selecting an Interdisciplinary Community-Engagement Journal. Throughout the retreat, feedback is available from The Writing Center, University Outreach and Engagement, and your peers.

On Thursday, October 19, breakfast and registration begin at 8:00 am, with the welcome and orientation starting at 9:00 am. The final session ends on Friday, October 20 at 4:00 pm.

Participants are expected to already have a community-engaged scholarship writing project, to bring their own laptop, power cord, and writing materials. Attendance both days is required; Participants should come prepared to focus their time and attention on their writing project.

Registration includes: breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Thursday; overnight accommodations on Thursday night; breakfast and lunch on Friday; free WiFi access; refreshment breaks; workshop materials; and access to both quiet and collaborative writing spaces. Overnight accommodations on Wednesday night (October 18) are available on a limited basis, for no additional cost.

Sponsored by: University Outreach and Engagement, The Writing Center, Academic Advancement Network, The Graduate School, MSU Extension 

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If you require any special accommodations, please note them in the box below. We will do our best to comply with requests made by 10/19/2017. Requests made after that time will be accommodated if time and facilities permit.

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  • Do you plan to stay the night Wednesday, October 18, 2017?
  • Do you plan to stay the night Thursday, October 19, 2017?

Registration Options

Please select at least one option below. Only select the option(s) that apply to yourself; you cannot register or pay for additional people.

  • ($225.00)
  • ($395.00)