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Introduction of Community Engagement

The social and egalitarian awakening at the beginning of the 20th century has resulted in universities gradually emphasizing commitment to the welfare and well-being of the society they are in. Universities are expected to cultivate closer and more meaningful relations with the world outside. Although human resource development is still a core mission, universities are also expected to always serve and protect the public good. As the university seeks mutually beneficial relationships with communities to address communities’ issues and needs, the approach to engagement must be effective with a high impact and must venture beyond an outreach or extension and service. Continue reading Introduction of Community Engagement