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Service-Learning and Civic Engagement

NEWS ITEMS FOR 2015!

UC earns 2015 Carnegie Foundation's Community Engagement Classification!    As a recipient of the 2010 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, your campus will be included in the announcement of the newly classified and re-classified campuses from the 2015 classification cycle.

NEWS ITEMS FOR 2013!

National Student Survey Points to UC’s Success in ‘High Impact’ Learning.   UC freshmen and seniors dedicate more study time than the national average and also pursue more learning experiences beyond the classroom than peer institutions.

University of Cincinnati students participate in a homelessness experience ...

University of Cincinnati students from MJ Woeste's Intercultural Communication class walked into City Gospel Mission for the 10th year on Oct. 25 to participate in a homelessness experience, spending 36 hours in Cincinnati with little money, food and sleep.

Univ. of Cincinnati Professor Wins National Award for Scholarship of Engagement

The annual award recognizes a faculty member who connects his or her teaching, research, and service to community engagement.  The award is designated for either pre-tenure faculty at tenure-granting campuses or early career faculty (i.e., within the first six years) at campuses with long-term contracts.

Servant Leadership: UC, XU and Freedom Center Presidents to Discuss and Promote Building Better Institutions

As a part of the Skyline Chili Crosstown Classic benefiting the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Xavier University President Michael J. Graham, S.J., University of Cincinnati President Santa J. Ono and newly named Freedom Center President C.G. Newsome are collaborating on a public discussion on the topic of “Servant Leadership.” 

NERCHE Announces Recipient of the 2013 Ernest A. Lynton Award ...

The annual Ernest A. Lynton Award for the Scholarship of Engagement for Early Career Faculty recognizes a faculty member who connects his or her teaching, research, and service to community engagement.  The award is designated for either pre-tenure faculty at tenure-granting campuses or early career faculty (i.e., within the first six years) at campuses with long-term contracts.

Academic excellence, experiential learning and a dedication to service here in Cincinnati and around the world earned Mark Schutte UC’s highest honor for undergraduates. READ MORE ......

Dr. Michael (MJ) Woeste of University of Cincinnati wins 2013 Excellence in Service Award.  READ MORE ...

UCBA Student Learning Expo - Thursday, April 4, 2013  ---

Students who have participated in service learning at UCBA are invited to submit a poster presentation to showcase their projects.

 

Service Learning Advisory Council Meeting Minutes - May 2012

* SLAC Meeting Summary May 2012
Summary of Spring Service-Learning Advisory Council Meeting

Service Learning Advisory Council Meeting Minutes - January 2012

* SLAC Meeting Summary January 2012
Summary of Winter Service-Learning Advisory Council Meeting

Paying it Forward: Student Philanthropy and Service Learning - January 6, 2012

The University of Cincinnati was awarded a $2,000 grant to support a service-learning course that got underway this week. The Ohio Campus Compact grant, “Pay It Forward: Strengthening Communities Through Student-Led Philanthropy,” supports a service-learning course taught by Farrah Jacquez, an assistant professor in the UC Department of Psychology.  Read more about Farrah and her course by clicking HERE.

New Certificate in Service Learning and Civic Engagement Approved! - November 15, 2011

New Online Class: Service Learning and School Change - October 13, 2011

The University of Cincinnati's Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement and Urban Center for Social Justice Peace Education and Research is partnering with the Mayerson Foundation's High School Service Learning Program and UGIVE.ORG in offering an exciting and groundbreaking class this coming winter (2011): Service Learning and School Change (18-EDST-627p). This class is designed for current and future high school teachers, university graduate and undergraduate students, non-profit directors and associates, neighborhood and school resource officers, and anyone interested in learning how to connect the classroom to the community through Service Learning, Civic Engagement, and Servant Leadership. The ten week is class designed so you can learn at your own pace, on your own time, and through creative online instruction that is flexible to meet your busy schedule. More details about the class are below.

Service Learning Advisory Council Meeting Minutes - September 2011

* SLAC Meeting Summary September 2011
Summary of Autumn Service-Learning Advisory Council Meeting

Service Learning Advisory Council Meeting Minutes - May 2011

* SLAC Meeting Summary May 2010
Summary of Spring Service-Learning Advisory Council Meeting