PHC Ventures builds capacity for and co-generates best practices around community-engaged teaching, learning, and scholarship in the US and internationally. Patti Clayton and a team of PHCV Associates collaborate with practitioner-scholars, consult with higher education institutions and organizations, facilitate professional and organizational development, and generate resource materials and scholarship, and provide leadership on a range of field-building initiatives.

The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning is a national, peer-reviewed journal for college and university faculty and administrators, with an editorial board of faculty from many academic disciplines and professional fields at the University of Michigan and other U.S. higher education institutions.  Since 1994, the MJCSL has endeavored to publish the highest quality research, theory, and pedagogy articles related to higher education academic service-learning.

Lehigh University Center for Community Engagement assists Lehigh’s faculty, staff, and students who are involved with service-learning classes or community-based research projects, mobilizes university-community partnerships to address societal challenges, promotes knowledge and research for the common good, and helps cultivate engaged citizens.


The Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies at Kansas State University is a values-centered learning community that provides an interdisciplinary minor in addition to an array of programs for students to get involved in. Programs are focused on civic engagement and service-learning activities – all with the purpose of educating students for and about leadership.  The Staley School provides students with academic knowledge and hands-on learning experiences that advance our mission of “Developing knowledgeable, ethical, caring, inclusive leaders for a diverse and changing world.”