Posted in November 2011

Two SSU Faculty Publish Chapters in New Service-Learning Book Promoting Health and Wellness in Underserved Communities: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning

Two SSU Faculty Publish Chapters in New Service-Learning Book Promoting Health and Wellness in Underserved Communities: Multidisciplinary Perspectives Through Service Learning

According to  editor Dr. Gerald Eisman, each volume of the Service Learning for Civic Engagement Series, is “organized around a specific community issue — social justice, gender equaliity, community health, political engagement — and provides multiple perspectives on both the theoretical foundations for understandingf the issues and purposeful approaches to addressing them.” Promoting Health and … Continue reading

Tips and Trends in Service-Learning in STEM 2011

Tips and Trends in Service-Learning in STEM 2011

Early this semester Merith Weisman, coordinator of the Center for Community Engagement, provided a workshop for faculty members focused specifically for the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) disciplines which aimed to assist them with incorporating service-learning into their curricula. Unlike other Tips and Trends workshops in the past, this one was funded through the … Continue reading

The Minerva Project

The Minerva Project

An intentional collaboration between non-profit organizations who need help and Professional Consultants who want to make a contribution to changing our social landscape for the good while sharpening their own skills.  The current economy has undoubtedly proved to be a tough obstacle to climb over throughout the past few years – so why not make … Continue reading

Need A Little Help with Coping? Check out CAPS!

Need A Little Help with Coping? Check out CAPS!

 Special thanks to service-learning FIG Leadership students in UNIV238 01 for the posts in this special series on resources for those struggling with cancer and their loved ones. Many students need help finding a support group to help them cope with a friend or family member dealing with cancer but have a hard time finding … Continue reading

Diversity and Community Engagement: Mini-Conference & Reception 2010

Diversity and Community Engagement: Mini-Conference & Reception 2010

The Center for Community Engagement sponsored the annual Diversity and Community Engagement Mini-Conference in September of 2010. SSU faculty, staff and students attended the Diversity Mapping presentation by Rona Halualani & Associates which was an effort to map all of the current activities, programs, and courses advancing the cause of diversity on campus. The Diversity and Community Engagement Mini-Conference is geared towards non-profit … Continue reading