SIUE Launching CODES Program (formerly DCEP)

SIUE is developing an educational program to help provide equal access to it’s most successful educational practices. The Community-Oriented Digital Engagement Scholars (CODES) program is being developed in tandem with Lewis and Clark Community College along with the support of a nearly $36,000 grant from the National Endowment of the Humanities. The program will utilize small group engagement with students.

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SIUE Advances Development of Community-Oriented Digital Engagement Scholars

In order to provide equal access to its most successful educational practices, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is developing the Community-Oriented Digital Engagement Scholars program.

The program focuses on providing underserved students opportunity to address the world’s most pressing problems in applied settings as they fulfill their general education requirements.

CODES is being developed in partnership with Lewis and Clark Community College, and with the support of a $35,952 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Humanities Connections Grant.

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SIUE receives humanities grant for community engagement

A program to fund scholarly research in the U.S. announced its annual awards, including one of the prestigious grants for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

The National Endowment for the Humanities issued $18.6 million in grants for nearly 200 research projects across the country.

Some of the projects included digitizing the personal papers of Helen Keller, a permanent exhibition at the Delta Blues Museum, digitizing 66,000 photographs from construction of the New York subway system, a documentary on late actress and writer Mae West, and preserving correspondence and manuscripts of the late author Ray Bradbury.

SIUE received $34,952 for a “digital community engagement pathway” designed by professor Jessica DeSpain. The project will create an undergraduate curriculum to integrate humanities and social science with community engagement.

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