Barbara Wallace has been actively involved in service learning and civic engagement since 1995. She has taught service learning composition courses for many years at the University of Cincinnati’s Clifton campus, Northern Kentucky University and UC Clermont. She helped launch service learning programs at all 3 colleges and established a community service program at an inner-city high school. She is actively involved at the university and leads the award-winning service learning initiative at UC Clermont .As a former AACC Broadening Horizons through Service Learning mentee and mentor (1999-2003), she helped community colleges establish and expand service learning programs. She consulted (2007-2009) for a Learn and Serve America grant in New Mexico working with colleges in Las Cruces, Santa Fe and Grants, NM. She recently received the Call to Service President’s Volunteer Service Award, was nominated for the Thomas Erlich faculty Award for Service-Learning awarded by Campus Compact in 2002, and received an award for Outstanding Contributions to Law Related Education from the Kentucky Court of Justice in 2006 for her collaborative work in Theatre in Diversion at NKU. She is a champion for social justice who has always been actively engaged in volunteer work related to poverty, literacy and public education.