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About CESI

The Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) is an intermediary organization that builds capacity for and does community engagement and social innovation.

We foster collaborative and mutually beneficial community-university partnerships and build mechanisms for universities and communities to work together in innovative and strategic ways. 

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The Research Shop works with local and regional collaborations to engage graduate student interns in activities that serve community needs first.

Research Shop interns review existing research, conduct community-based research, and mobilize knowledge on topics related to social services, food systems, environmental sustainability, and more.


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