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Why to join PCTN

  • Your university, faculty and students will get connected to all other member universities of the country
  • Your contributions towards civic engagement activities will be shared via PCTN newsletter and website with all other Pakistani universities and via TN newsletter around the world
  • All shared activities by all member universities will serve as a source of motivation for students and faculty
  • Members will be able to join cross training workshops amongst member universities on community service
  • Members can share about running or improving a community service course and its curriculum
  • Members will be eligible to submit and present their work for participation into community service awards.  The Best Community Service Projects awards were given in 2015 to IBA Sukkur, NUST, University of Agriculture, and Greenwich University
  • University would be able to participate in decision making forums, on how to tailor our joint effort for the betterment of our communities and the country
  • University would be able to participate in conferences and seminars and share their best practices in community service  
  • How to join PCTN

    Joining the Pakistan Chapter of the Talloires Network is a fast and easy process.   In order to join the network, the university needs to send a letter of commitment signed by the President, Rector, or Vice-Chancellor. The letter should be addressed to Chair PCTN, Engr. Muhammad Asghar (Rector, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad).  Along with the letters include a brief overview of your university’s civic engagement activities. The university must also designate a focal person who would be the point of contact for all community service related activities. Once the membership is approved, the university will get a confirmation from PCTN.
    The letter for PCTN membership can be scanned and emailed to pctn@nust.edu.pk or mailed to the following address:
    Pakistan Chapter of the Talloires Network Secretariat
    School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (SMME),
    National University of Sciences and Technology,
    H-12 Sector,​ Islamabad

    How to join TN

    To get the membership of The Talloires Network another letter should be sent to Anthony Monaco, Chair of The Talloires Network Steering Committee and be e-mailed at talloiresnetwork@tufts.edu.  Along with the letters include a brief overview of your university’s civic engagement activities. The university must also designate a focal person who would be the point of contact for all community service related activities
     

    Click Here for Sample Letter of commitment that can be adapted for your institution.  This letter outlines your personal and institutional commitment to the values and goals of the Talloires Declaration and the Pakistan Chapter of the Talloires Network Declaration.

    Please contact the Pakistan Chapter of the Talloires Network Secretariat to help guide you through the membership process, provide you with additional information and answer any questions you may have about the Alliance. You can  call Ms. Gul-e-Zehra (Manager  Publications & Communication) at +92.51.90851369 or email her at pctn@nust.edu.pk.
     
    Similarly to the Talloires Network, members of the Alliance commit themselves to action on both individual and collective levels. Members agree to expand and strengthen their civic engagement and social responsibility work through teaching, learning, research, and service.  They also agree to share information on their civic engagement policies and programs with the membership of the Alliance.