Outreach and Engagement
CEHD works in "partnership with public and private sectors to enrich scholarship, research, and creative activity; enhance curriculum, teaching and learning; and prepare educated, engaged citizens" (Office for Public Engagement). We accomplish this work through engaging in research, teaching, and service for the community, in the community, and with the community.
College in the Schools Program Presents the First Annual Golden Femur Awards
The College in the Schools program partners with local K-12 schools to get students interested in creative approaches to communicating health knowledge.
The First Annual Golden Femur and Silver Scapula trophies were awarded to local high school students who produced the most creative and informative YouTube videos.
Understanding Work and Family Issues Facing Mexican Agricultural Workers
Through an integrated research-outreach study Catherine Solheim examines work and family issues of Mexican agricultural workers in southern Minnesota. More about Catherine Solheim's research and outreach »
College Engagement Promotes Activity and Well-Being
College faculty, staff, and students are reaching out to underserved populations to address issues of physical activity and obesity. Full story »
Keeping Kids in Class
The Check & Connect intervention developed through the Institute for Community Integration, demonstrably lowers dropout rates. Full story »
CEHD Office of Engagement & Faculty Development