Faculty and Staff

Active citizenship and social responsibility extends to all areas of the university community. Pace’s faculty and staff lead by example. The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) provides opportunities for faculty development, support for creating an AOK1 course, research on service-learning, as well as volunteering, and adjudicates the Jefferson Awards at Pace University.

Did You Know?

Senior Fellow for Environmental Affairs, Pace Academy for the Environment, John Cronin, was presented with the prestigious Jefferson Awards Gold Medal at the national ceremony in Washington D.C. in 2011

Over 60 faculty teach community-based learning courses.  Professors Bob Chapman, Dan Greenberg, Roger Salerno, and Distinguished Professor Karla Jay have been incorporating community-based learning into their classrooms for over a decade.

Faculty Development Opportunities
The Center for Community Action and Research (CCAR) provides opportunities for publication and funding. 

Civic Engagement and Public Value Course Fellowship Grants 2014
Deadline: March 31, 2014

One of the hallmarks of the University’s core curriculum is a three credit Civic Engagement and Public Value (formely known as AOKI) course, reflecting Pace University’s commitment to foster participatory citizenship among students. The Office of the President and Project Pericles at Pace are pleased to be able to support the development or retooling of Civic Engagement and Public Value courses with this grant. To be considered eligible for the grant the course must explicitly address the topics of social responsibility and active citizenship. Limited grants of $1000 for newly developed courses and $500 to retool an existing Civic Engagement and Public Value course.

Proposal packages must be emailed to mmurphy@pace.edu by March 31, 2014. In addition, a hard copy should be submitted to: Dr. Mary Ann Murphy, Director of Project Pericles at Pace University.

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>> Grant Application Cover Letter