Community Engagement Participant Summit
Friday March 3rd, 2017
Adam W. Herbert University Center, Board of Trustees Room
Center for Community-Based Learning hosts a Community Engagement Participant
Summit designed to bring students, faculty, staff and community members
together to share knowledge, goals, and visions for community engagement.
Together participants explore opportunities to broaden cross-campus
collaboration, deepen engagement and strengthen collective impact.
Crafting Our Stories: The Collective Impact of Our Work
Fourth Annual Community Engagement Participant Summit
Featuring Michelle S. Royal, Visual Strategist and Innovation Consultant and founder of RIDG
Date: Friday, March 3, 2017
Time: 8:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.
Location: Adam W. Herbert University Center (Bldg. 43), Board of Trustees Room (1058)
Michelle S. Royal, MBI.
S. Royal is a visual strategist and innovation consultant. She holds a Masters
of Business Innovation (MBI) from the Deusto Business School in Bilbao, Spain
in partnership with Cambridge University in the UK, where she also serves as a
teaching fellow of visual business intelligence and innovation. She also holds
a Master of Arts in Art Therapy from the School of the Art Institute of
a young age Michelle committed herself to the study and practice of using
creativity to empower breakthrough change. She is an expert facilitator,
with 20 years of practical experience working with organizations, teams and
individuals to facilitate clarity that makes ideas happen. She has worked
throughout North America, Great Britain, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Innovation Design Group)
focuses on design thinking and innovation processes to help companies
shape, visualize and tell transformative stories driving the necessary change
to grow people and profits.
Center for Community-Based Learning was introduced to RIDG through an
impressive data storytelling event they facilitated for Florida Campus Compact
in the spring of 2016.
year, RIDG provided live graphic recording of the Community Engagement
Participant Summit. Our end product is below.
more information about RIDG visit the website at
Thursday, March 12, 2015. This theme reflects a threefold agenda. First, we take time to share a
summary of UNF’s Impact Report of the Quality Enhancement Plan about our
five-year institution-wide journey to implement our QEP on Community-Based
Transformational Learning. Next, we take an opportunity share what we have
learned about forming community-university partnerships and begin a process of
developing an institutional description of collaborative partnership. Finally,
we take time to connect with each other and to share our collective vision of
how we can continue this important work.
Friday, April 11, 2014. This theme focuses on the many
“flavors” of engagement and allows for discussion of how our collective
community engagement work impacts our perceptions of UNF and the community.
Part of the day includes participatory exchanges on topics such as: How can
university and community partnerships nurture our respective organizations,
communities, and the people who live, learn, and work in them? What is the power and impact of university-community
partnerships? What difference does community-based research make in our
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