The Guelph Lab wins a prestigious Innovation Award!

A new project run through the Guelph Lab earned the third place, and a $10 000 prize, as part of the Civic Innovation Awards program of the McConnell Family Foundation. It is one of seven projects across the country that have been recognized as innovative forms of collaboration between cities and post-secondary institutions.

Civic engagement and public sociology (with podcast)

While the tools of civically engaged higher education (service-learning, community-based research, etc.) existed in sociology classes well before the onset of what some call the “civic engagement movement,” they have quickly shifted from margin to center as key building blocks for sociology’s own trend toward public sociology.

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