Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academy
The ECU Engagement and Outreach Scholars Academies (EOSA) develop students and faculty to plan and conduct the scholarship of engagement. The Academies include EOSA (faculty), SEOSA (graduate students), ECS EOSA (EC Scholars) and MEOSA (focused on engagement with the military. After a peer selection process, scholars attend a series of workshops, complete a research proposal, and implement the research with a community partner.
The Academies' purpose is to increase participants' knowledge, motivation, and capacity to secure research funding and conduct scholarly engagement within engagement, outreach, and curricular engagement. The Academies allow key external stakeholders to partner with ECU faculty and improve the quality of life for eastern North Carolina and beyond. By the end of the Academy, participants will: