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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

Recommended Reading - Checkoway

Posted on Thursday, November 17th, 2011

Recently, WSU's Office of Service Learning offered a "coffee and conversation" on a Monday morning, during which those in attendance discussed the article, "Renewing the Civic Mission of the American Research University" by Barry Checkoway.  This article is a must-read for all in higher education, if you ask me!  It was published in The Journal of Higher Education, Vol. 27, No.