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Testimonial - InSteppe, Inc.

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Martha Morales, InSteppe, Inc. "We recently partnered with the Duke Service-Learning Program, and I would like to explain the immeasurable support we gained from working with Dr. Ana Fernandez (Spanish 308S) and her students. "InStepp, Inc. is a Durham-based nonprofit organization that helps... Read More »

Spotlight on our 2016-2017 year

Monday, August 28, 2017
Our 2016-2017 Annual Spotlight is an overview of our programming for the past year, featuring stories of people who have made a difference in our community, photos that tell the service-learning story, and our hopes for the future. We at Service-Learning welcome your comments, questions, and... Read More »

A Perspective on Service-Learning

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Graduating senior and Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Award winner Christina Williams shares what service-learning has meant to her during her four years at Duke.

Engagement Retreat, 2017 Edition

Monday, May 15, 2017
Duke Service-Learning co-sponsored the May 11th Engagement Retreat along with the Duke Academic Advising Center. Read this DukeToday story about the engaging day here.

2017 Alden Award Winners

Monday, May 8, 2017
It is such a pleasure to celebrate with our Alden Award winners each year, who exemplify the ideals of service-learning. Left to right, Christina Williams, student, Jehanne Gheith, professor, Denise Waters, community partner, Betsy Alden herself, Laurie Hays Coffman, community partner, and Kristen... Read More »

Voices in Global Health, Swahili Outreach

Monday, May 1, 2017
Professors Deb Reisinger and Mohamed Mwamzandi's class Voices in Global Health, Swahili gave students a meaningful semester, meeting with Swahili-speaking immigrants to help advance the students' Swahili and the Swahili-speakers' English. According to the service-learning assistant in the class, "... Read More »

Two Stellar Students

Monday, April 24, 2017
Duke Service-Learning is delighted to announce our Betsy Alden Outstanding Service-Learning Award student winners for 2017. Kristen Larson (second from left) and Christina Williams (second from right) were chosen for their extraordinary community engagement during their Duke careers. (Others in the... Read More »

Sustained Dialogue at Duke

Thursday, April 6, 2017
Duke Service-Learning invited Rhonda Fitzgerald from the Sustained Dialogue Institute (SDI) to campus in April to lead two workshops, with more than 90 faculty, staff, and students in attendance. The Institute defines dialogue as “a process of genuine interaction through which human... Read More »

Service-Learning Team Participates in Gulf-South Summit 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The S-L team had a big presence at the Gulf-South Summit in Greensboro March 23rd. Joan Clifford (pictured here with l to r Professor Yan Liu, student Makda Habtom, Church World Service staff Jourdi Bosley, and student Karla Beltran) led a panel, "Working in Solidarity with Language... Read More »

Service-Learning Students Help Immigrants Learn Their Rights

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Professor Deb Reisinger's French 270T S-L course recently spent time translating the "know your rights" deportation document for their community partners. The Swahili class worked up a version in Swahili as well that will be sent to Church World Services to distribute to their clients. They also... Read More »

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