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GVSU College of Community and Public Service

The Dean's Message

In this fall issue and future issues of the CCPS Communicator, we are highlighting an important feature of our College - community engagement and the public/private partnerships that are an often overlooked part of the College of Community and Public Service and Grand Valley State University.

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CCPS Fall Kickoff 2011

After a successful 2010-2011 academic year, it was once again time for the CCPS annual Fall Kickoff and faculty award presentation.  The event was held on August 25th at the Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids and was well-attended by faculty and staff.

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**View photos of the event**

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Community Engagement

The concept of community engagement by universities is not new, nor is it new to Grand Valley.  This concept emerged nearly 20 years ago under the leadership of the Kellogg Foundation.  The Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership was one Kellogg-funded initiative that developed within this broader national effort.

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Community Engaged Scholarship


                         view journal article here>>

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More News from CCPS


  • The six academic and professional components of the CCPS:

                     Social Work

                     Public, Nonprofit, and Health Admin.

                     Criminal Justice

                     Hospitality and Tourism Management

                     Undergraduate Advising

                     Johnson Center of Philanthropy

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