Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship


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JCES Vol. 10. No. 1 available online!

We are pleased to present you Volume 10, Number 1 of the Journal of Community Engagement and ScholarshipAs with every issue there are many articles we could recommend.

Call for Special Issue

The Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship invites manuscripts for a special issue of the journal highlighting the contributions of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and other minority-serving institutions (MSIs) to the communities they serve. Manuscripts should be research articles that reflect the impact of community-based programs, or reflective essays on current and emerging trends, issues or challenges encountered when implementing community-based projects. For this issue, there is a particular emphasis on programs that serve diverse urban and rural communities and strategies leveraged to engage faculty and university agents in communities typically underserved.

Abstracts (maximum 500 words) for proposed manuscripts should be submitted by November 10, 2017. Drafts of manuscripts will be due February 23, 2018. Final drafts of manuscripts selected for inclusion in the special issue will be due April 17, 2018. The special issue will be completed for distribution in fall 2018. Submit your manuscripts to as a Microsoft Word attachment, following the formatting and style requirements of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. JCES is one of two research journals supported by the Engagement Scholarship Consortium ( It is a peer-reviewed international journal through which faculty, staff, students, and community partners disseminate scholarly works. JCES integrates teaching, research, and community engagement in all disciplines, addressing critical problems identified through a community-participatory process.