The Office of Community-Based Research (CBR) provides assistance to local non-profit organizations that seek consultation on various aspects of grant writing, program evaluation, and assessment activities. CBR also provides services to on-campus faculty who have or are seeking external funding.
To practice the Marianist charism by increasing the internal capacity of local San Antonio non-profit organizations to conduct culturally responsive assessments and evaluations that lead to a more healthful and just social ecology.
- Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG)
- Bonham Academy
- Communities in Schools
- San Antonio Botanical Garden
- San Antonio Area Foundation
- Catholic Charities
- Texas Diaper Bank
- Daily Bread
- Family Service
- Frontier Times Museum
- Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas
- The ARC of San Antonio
- Good Samaritan Community Services
- Restore Education
- San Antonio Council on Drug & Alcohol Awareness (SACADA)
- SJRC Texas
- THRU Project
- Westside Development Corporation
- Each One Teach One San Antonio
- PEARLS AND EAGLES COURT
American Educational Research Association (2019): Community-based research: An ethical application of multicultural service-learning?
Center for Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Assessment Annual Conference (2019): Teaching CREMA: Essential Elements of Culturally-responsive Evaluator Education.
American Educational Research Association (2021): Ecologically plausible?: Comparing the independent and paired samples t-test with non-random missingness and skewed data.
Association for Psychological Science (2021): Effectiveness of one-way and repeated measures ANOVAs with simulated skewed data and correlated non-random missingness.
The Office of Community-Based Research is located in the AT&T Center for Information Technology, St. Mary’s University in Room #105.
We are always looking for eager students who want to learn and support the community outside of St. Mary’s University. Email us if you’re interested in joining or have further questions!