UCC Civic Engagement Plan 2017-2022.

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dc.contributor.author Galvin, Martin
dc.contributor.author O'Mahony, Catherine
dc.contributor.author Powell, Fred
dc.contributor.author Neville, Karen
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-26T12:13:52Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-26T12:13:52Z
dc.date.issued 2017-12
dc.identifier.citation Galvin, M., O’Mahony, C., Powell, F. and Neville, K. (2017) UCC Civic Engagement Plan 2017-2022. University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. Available at: https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/centralmedia/UCC_Civic_Engage_2017a.pdf en
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en
dc.identifier.endpage 32 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5331
dc.description.abstract This civic engagement plan was drafted by the University Civic and Community Engagement Committee, following extensive consultations with staff, students and community stakeholders. It is grounded in a benchmarking exercise, a review of international literature and best practices, and is informed by a self assessment of UCC’s engagement activity in 2016, which was supported by the Carnegie Foundation. A staff survey conducted in 2016 found that there was reasonable staff activity in the area of community engagement. However, staff cited barriers such as having insufficient time, a lack of recognition or valuing of engagement, and engagement needing to be integral to the mission of the University. They further referred to a fragmented organisational approach and needing better communication and information centrally. Recently Milward-Brown surveyed a representative sample of 400 people across the Munster region on behalf of UCC. The results showed that public understanding of the societal engagement mission of the University is low compared to other factors; underscoring the importance of more intently demonstrating and communicating the value of our engagement work to the public. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Cork en
dc.relation.uri https://www.ucc.ie/en/media/centralmedia/UCC_Civic_Engage_2017a.pdf
dc.rights © 2017 The Authors; University College Cork en
dc.subject Civic engagement en
dc.subject strategic en
dc.subject Institution en
dc.subject Higher Education en
dc.subject Community en
dc.title UCC Civic Engagement Plan 2017-2022. en
dc.type Report en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Catherine O'Mahony, VP Teaching & Learning Office, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: catherine.omahony@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2018-01-25T16:35:58Z
dc.description.version Published Version en
dc.internal.rssid 423192789
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle UCC Civic Engagement Plan 2017-2022 en
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dc.internal.placepublication Cork en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress catherine.omahony@ucc.ie en

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