CBSC Recent Happenings

 The 2018 CBSC Fellows are in their Spring course, which includes course-based assignments that build into a summer workplan and numerous opportunities to work with collaborative partners on project development.  We have a fantastic group for the 2018 CBSC Fellows' Class:  Samantha Flaugher, Hannah Fleischmann, Julia Glickman, Charles Mann, David Nifong, Owen Mattocks  The 2018 Fellows will be working on two collaborative community projects, planning over the spring and implementing their project over a ten week summer practicum term.  

The 2018 CBSC Fellows are in their Spring course, which includes course-based assignments that build into a summer workplan and numerous opportunities to work with collaborative partners on project development.  We have a fantastic group for the 2018 CBSC Fellows' Class:  Samantha Flaugher, Hannah Fleischmann, Julia Glickman, Charles Mann, David Nifong, Owen Mattocks

The 2018 Fellows will be working on two collaborative community projects, planning over the spring and implementing their project over a ten week summer practicum term.  

CBSC 2018 program underway

Partners in Action for Healthy Living is launching a Youth Farm Team beginning in the late spring of 2018.  A team of CBSC Fellows will work with PAHL on an evaluation plan to measure and identify success, build the curriculum for the personal development components of the Youth Farm Team and provide overall best practices for connecting generations utilizing gardening and the produce it creates.  

The Cross Keys Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative, led by the Center for Pan Asian Community Services is hosting a team of CBSC Fellows to dig in to the housing pressures being felt in the CKSNI communities.  This project builds on past work by Emory, CKSNI and the CBSC.  The goal of the CBSC Fellows is to establish the conditions and changes that occur in when affordable apartments are lost to gentrification.  Fellows will conduct research on residents and areas where complexes have already been sold as well as those likely in danger of being sold for future development. 

CBSC 2018 kick-off

Despite the summer often being seen as the busiest time of the year for the CBSC, it takes a full year to make the program.  On August 23rd, 2017, Dr. Michael Rich welcomed the incoming class of potential CBSC Fellows for the Fall course - POLS/SOC/ENVS/CBSC 370A.  We have a great group of students enrolled in the course representing a diverse set of academic programs, personal backgrounds and areas of interest.  This group, along with others that have completed this course in a previous year, will be able to apply for the January-July terms to completed the full fellows program this fall.  


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2017 CBSC CONCLUSION

The 2017 CBSC Fellows Program Year came to a close on July 21st, 2017.  As you will read on the CBSC Projects page of this site, our teams had a productive year working on three valuable collaborative projects.  Reflecting on the 2017 year, the CBSC was privileged to work with an amazing group of growing leaders and three organizations dedicated to positive community change.