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A Model for Connecting with Community Partners

A Model for Connecting with Community Partners

Friday, January 6, 2017

Our Service-Learning workshop, Connecting Community Partners with University Resources, led by Nicholas School Professor Liz Shapiro-Garza and her co-teacher from the non-profit world Calvin Allen, was full of ideas and strategies they have developed to ensure students and partners have successful... read more about A Model for Connecting with Community Partners »

Context and Connections Meaningful for Participants

Context and Connections Meaningful for Participants

Friday, January 6, 2017

Duke Service-Learning hosted its annual Context and Connections tour on October 7th. Context and Connections offers new Duke faculty and staff interested in deepening their own knowledge of and relationship to Durham’s communities an opportunity to explore connections with their teaching, research... read more about Context and Connections Meaningful for Participants »

Testimonial - Student Action with Farmworkers

Testimonial - Student Action with Farmworkers

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Joanna Welborn, Assistant Director, Student Action with Farmworkers "We've been fortunate to have worked with Duke Service-Learning almost since its beginning. In the last two years, we have been particularly thrilled with the compelling courses created by the faculty and the engaged... read more about Testimonial - Student Action with Farmworkers »

In Service Learning, A Discussion About The Arrogance of Help

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

When Duke Service-Learning Director David Malone told Trinity College Dean Valerie Ashby he wanted her to talk on a panel about “The Arrogance of Help,” Ashby knew what she wanted to discuss. “I said I am in, I am all the way in,” said Ashby in introducing her remarks. “I'm not going to talk... read more about In Service Learning, A Discussion About The Arrogance of Help »

Alison Hester of Endeavor Charter School Wins 2016 Alden Award

Alison Hester of Endeavor Charter School Wins 2016 Alden Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

This year’s community partner recipient of the Alden Award is Alison Hester from Endeavor Charter School in Wake Forest, NC, in recognition of her long-standing partnership with Duke through a Chemistry Outreach class. Her nominator, Ken Lyle, praised her “love of science and ongoing commitment to... read more about Alison Hester of Endeavor Charter School Wins 2016 Alden Award »

Prof Deb Reiseinger Wins 2016 Alden Award

Prof Deb Reiseinger Wins 2016 Alden Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

This year’s faculty recipient of the Alden Award is Deborah Reisinger, Assistant Professor of the Practice of
 Romance Studies. Her nominators, Leta Hallowell, Joan Clifford and Lou Brown, praised her commitment to all aspects of service-learning as a service-learning instructor, a previous... read more about Prof Deb Reiseinger Wins 2016 Alden Award »

Yvonne Lu Wins 2016 Alden Award

Yvonne Lu Wins 2016 Alden Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Two students won an Alden Award in 2016. Yvonne Lu impressed the selection committee with her sustained commitment to service-learning through participating in four service learning classes and by the thoughtfulness and compassion she showed in her reflections. The Service-Learning Program is... read more about Yvonne Lu Wins 2016 Alden Award »

Leta Hallowell Wins 2016 Alden Award

Leta Hallowell Wins 2016 Alden Award

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Leta Hallowell was recognized for the ways she “embodies the ideal leader in her humble actions, her deep reflection, and her brave choices,” and for the way she has “sustained her commitment to working with refugees through service-learning courses, service and scholarship in her thesis project... read more about Leta Hallowell Wins 2016 Alden Award »

Pauli Murray Book Group

Pauli Murray Book Group

Monday, May 2, 2016

To celebrate the end of spring semester, the Service-Learning Program met as a “Book Group” to discuss the wonderful new book about Pauli Murray and Eleanor Roosevelt—The Firebrand and the First Lady. Barbara Lau, who has led the efforts to bring Pauli Murray’s story to light in Durham (see http... read more about Pauli Murray Book Group »

Annie Abbott Talk

Friday, April 8, 2016

On April 7, 4:30-6:00 pm in Soc Psych 127, Professor Annie Abbott, from the Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, discussed community service learning. Whether you are in the midst of building a community partnership or sending students to a well-... read more about Annie Abbott Talk »

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