Category Archives: News

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa)

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) is situated in Port Elizabeth South Africa. It views itself as an Engaged and Comprehensive University with an extensive range of Engagement and Outreach initiatives targeted at the various communities that it serves . The University  is a member of the South African Higher Education Community Engagement Forum. Its … » read

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TN Steering Committee Renews Commitment to Network’s Growth

Student leaders representation, membership dues policy, and board recruitment were on the agenda. » read

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10 Public Health Projects that Made a Difference in the Last 10 Years

Each year, the Talloires Network receives nominations for the MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship, an international award that recognizes exceptional community engagement and service initiatives. This spring, TN undertook a comprehensive review of all 495 MacJannet Prize applications over eight years. A team of students and staff categorized all the nominations and identified several trends including … » read

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Becker College (USA)

Becker College is a private college in Worcester, Massachusetts. Through its “Global Citizenship Attribute Statement,” Becker strives for its graduates to acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes to build a better world. » read

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University of Ghana VC and TN Steering Committee Member Professor Ernest Aryeetey Retires

Aryeetey served as Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana for six years. » read

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July 2016 Newsletter

Our July newsletter announces important changes to the Talloires Network, a new published report, and more information about our 2017 conference in Veracruz. » read

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A Message from Founding Executive Director Rob Hollister

Dear Colleagues,
As I retire as Founding Executive Director of the Talloires Network, I would like to say what a great privilege it has been to work with you all —  to support the dynamic leadership of colleagues around the world who are expanding the global higher education civic engagement movement.  Many thanks for … » read

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Rob Hollister Retires as Founding Executive Director of Talloires Network

Professor Rob Hollister retires and leaves a legacy of dedication and impact in the field of university civic engagement. » read

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Deliberative Civic Engagement

Our newest program is a writing and research collaboration including thirteen participants from universities in nine countries. » read

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Frontiers of Democracy Conference 2016

The annual “Frontiers of Democracy Conference” took place on June 23-25, 2016, at Tufts University’s downtown Boston campus. This conference draws scholars and practitioners who strive to understand and improve people’s engagement with government, with communities, and with each other. Participants explored a broadly defined conception of democracy, looking at a breadth of civic practices that included … » read

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