Our Commitment to Racial Justice
As an engaged university center, we learn from families and communities, and with them, we create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge. The COVID-19 pandemic and the murder of George Floyd and too many other Black people has laid bare […]
CFFACE to CFACE
Latest Update: The Center for Family and Community Engagement is changing! While we are still the organization you know and love, we are updating our look. Part of this update involves our name. While we are still the Center for […]
The Role Self and Perceived Stigma of Military Identity
The Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) is proud to announce our director, Dr. Sarah L. Desmarais, and our postdoctoral research scholar, Dr. Sam Cacace, have been featured on The Chaplaincy Innovation Lab’s website for their work on self […]
Way to go to our community partner Carmelita Coleman!
Way to go Carmelita Coleman! One of the Center for Family and Community Engagement’s community partners, Carmelita Coleman, will be a featured artist for the exhibit “The Story of Foster Care” by the Empty Frames Initiative. The exhibit will display […]
Center Staff Attend Annual SHIFT NC Conference
The 2019 Annual Conference on Adolescent Sexual Health hosted by Sexual Health Initiatives For Teens of North Carolina (SHIFT NC) was held May 15 – 17 in Greensboro, North Carolina. This year’s theme was “Diving Below the Surface: Exploring the […]
Way To Go, Claudia Kearney!
The Center for Family and Community Engagement would like to highlight one of our incredibly talented staff members, Ms. Claudia Kearney, for her recent accomplishments. Ms. Kearney joined the Center in 2009 and has been an invaluable asset to our […]
July Brings Great New Training Opportunities with the Center
Great certificate-bearing learning opportunities with the center.
Center Staff Win Awards
Two staff members were recently recognized for their contributions to the center and the university. Alicia Light, our Instructional Design Technologist, won the University’s Award for Excellence at the college level and Cindy Wooden, our Project Administrator, received the Pride […]
Center Graduate Research Assistant Highlighted
Kayla Watson, a graduate student working with our center, wears many hats. While she is a getting her Master of Science in Communication (’18), she is also a Public Speaking Instructor in the Department of Communication, a Research Assistant with […]
Engaging Safely Men who Abuse
Center Trainer Claudia Kearney and Center Director Joan Pennell were invited to make two presentations at the National Safe and Together Model Symposium held in Seattle, Washington. Their well-attended pre institute focused on how men can hold themselves accountable to […]