FW: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education
MessageThis looks like a good conference but not nearly as good as ours will be just before it! We need to get our announcement on the new web page. Mary Jo and David out there in California- we need the new webpage update...what's happening?-----Original Message-----
From: Gloria Schoonover [mailto:gloria.schoonover@...]
Sent: Wednesday, September 08, 2004 2:29 PM
To: 'Lyvier Conss'
Subject: Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education
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When: April 6-8, 2005
Where: Cocoa Beach, Florida, Hilton Oceanfront Hotel
Who: Individuals or teams comprised of higher education faculty/staff/administrators, students, and community partners.
Why: Explore the roles and responsibilities of higher education in civic engagement. Build greater awareness of service-learning and civic engagement throughout the South. Facilitate dialogue and networking among service-learning practitioners. Help to foster and build higher education service-learning and civic engagement infrastructures. Explore the theoretical and practical implications of service-learning and civic engagement. Increase knowledge about effective partnerships among higher education institutions and community-based organizations and projects including K-12.
How: Provide an array of presentation formats that deal with a wide variety of topics including research, best practices, innovative course and program designs, and skill building.
Coordination: Florida Campus Compact, Brevard Community College, and the Planning Committee
Hosts: Florida Campus Compact, Brevard Community College, Florida Institute of Technology, University of Central Florida
Key Speakers: Edward Zlotkowski, Professor of English, Bentley College and Senior Faculty Fellow, Campus Compact. Kerrissa Heffernan, Associate Director, Swearer Center for Public Service at Brown University
Information: Conference announcements, materials, request for proposals, fees, lodging, and registration materials ARE available at the Brevard Community College website: http://www.brevardcc.edu/csl/content/Gulf-SouthSummit.htm
Contact: Roger Henry at henryr@... or 321-433-5610