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Conferences & Awards

Nutefall Receives Ilene F. Rockman Publication of the Year Award

Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Congratulations to Jennifer Nutefall, university librarian at Santa Clara University, for editing Service Learning, Information Literacy, and Libraries, which was chosen as the 2018 Association of College and Research Libraries Instruction Section Publication of the Year. Read more about the award from the American Library Association.

[full disclosure: the moderator of this blog contributed a chapter to this publication.]

2012 Friends of Service-Learning Breakfast

Posted on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

The Friends of Service-Learning & Civic Engagement breakfast is one of my favorite days at Wright State.  Students, staff, faculty and community partners celebrate come together to celebrate service-learning and raise money for our Citizen Scholar certificate program.  There are awards, a silent auction, a celebration of our community partnerships and impact statements from our campus AmeriCORPS VISTA members.  The best part about this morning, for me, was that four friends from Athens County with whom we partnered on the alternative spring break trip made the trek to Dayton to celebrat

Thanks, Michigan librarians

Posted on Monday, May 14th, 2012

Last Friday, I co-presented at the Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries conference.  My co-presenters, Suzanne Gray (Eastern Michigan University), Shannon Zoet (Michigan Campus Compact), and I spoke with about 35 Michigan academic librarians.  We spoke about how pairing information literacy and service-learning can advance the library's impact on the curriculum and the community. Here's our handout.

Michigan Library Association Academic Library Conference

Posted on Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Any readers out there from Michigan?  If so - mark your calendars for the upcoming Academic Libraries 2012: Advancing Value Michigan Library Association Academic Libraries Annual Conference May 10-11, 2012 in Ann Arbor.  I recently received confirmation that I will be co-presenting along with Suzanne Gray, Information Literacy Librarian at Eastern Michigan University, and Shannon Zoet, Assistant Director of Campus Partnerships at Michigan Campus Compact, about service-learning and information literacy.

WSU named in top ten colleges that give back

Posted on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

Wright State University was recently named one of the top ten colleges that gives back to the community by The Washington Monthly.  You can also read more in the Huffington Post here.  The story at Huffington Post highlights a committee of Wright State University staff members has formed a group called We Serve U to promote community service among WSU staff and facul

ALAO presentation

Posted on Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

I'm thrilled that my colleague and co-teacher, Cheryl Lauricella, and I will be co-presenting, along with Kirsten Fox from Ohio Campus Compact, about service learning at the 2011 Annual Academic Library Association of Ohio conference in Toledo, November 4. Our presentation title is Service Learning and Libraries:  Emerging Opportunities for today's changing higher education landscape. More information about the conference is coming soon here.