Service Learning Events


The State of the Child in Bridgeport (Register for this event)
Location: Kelley Center Presentation Room
Date: Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Mary Pat C. Healy, Executive Director of the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition (BCAC) will present the “State of the Child in Bridgeport” - a review of the challenges and opportunities facing children and their families. Cosponsored by the School of Nursing, Politics Department and Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

For more information send an e-mail to servicelearning@fairfield.edu or visit http://www.fairfield.edu/servicelearning .


Soup & Service Learning – SL 101, the Nuts & Bolts of Developing a Service Learning Course (Register for this event)
Location: Library Conference Room 233
Date: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, February 18, 2015

This workshop will provide an overview of the nuts and bolts of developing quality service-learning courses. Participants will leave with the tools and resources necessary for developing a new service-learning course or transforming an existing one. If you are currently working on developing a course or Service Learning Summer Course Development Application please bring it with you.

For more information send an e-mail to servicelearning@fairfield.edu or visit http://www.fairfield.edu/servicelearning .


Critical Reflection: A Presentation by Barbara Jacoby (Registration closed)
Location: University of New Haven
Date: Friday, February 27, 2015

The workshop, open to individuals from Connecticut Campus Compact member institutions, will include conversations on how to deepen learning through critical reflection. Check back for more details soon.

For more information send an e-mail to servicelearning@fairfield.edu or visit http://www.fairfield.edu/servicelearning .


Service Learning to Scholarship: Writing with Students (Register for this event)
Location: Canisius 200
Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Monday, April 6, 2015

This event will showcase faculty-student collaborative work (journal publications, conference presentations, public documents, etc.) that have grown out of service-learning courses. Dina Franceschi and Mark LeClair, both Professors of Economics, and Professor Ashley Byun, Associate Professor of Biology, will discuss their experiences collaborating with students on community-engaged research and publication. Co-sponsored with the Center for Academic Excellence.

For more information send an e-mail to servicelearning@fairfield.edu or visit http://www.fairfield.edu/servicelearning .


Service Learning Annual Appreciation Event and Poster Session (Register for this event)
Location: Kelley Center Presentation Room
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Please join us for this annual celebration of service learning and community partnerships. The event will feature student posters, recognition of outstanding student, faculty and community partner accomplishments, and plenty of time for networking and socializing. All are welcome; refreshments served.

For more information send an e-mail to servicelearning@fairfield.edu or visit http://www.fairfield.edu/servicelearning .