U of MN’s Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning Roundtable Discussion

PsTL’s Engaging Pedagogies Colloquia Presents:

Framing Community Engagement

How do different institutions of higher learning approach the role of community engagement in the work that they do? This roundtable discussion features leaders from service learning and civic engagement offices comparing and contrasting their missions and methods for connecting students with communities.

Speakers include:

  • Laurel Hirt, University of Minnesota’s Community Service Learning Center
  • Katie Halcrow, Inver Hills Community College’s Service Learning Program
  • Jane Turk, Hamline University’s Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Greg Mellas, Metro State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship

Thursday, January 30
3:30-5:00 pm
227 Burton Hall, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

The event is free and open the public.  Light snacks will be provided.

*MNSCU guests will receive complimentary parking. Please contact series coordinator KC Harrison (Kharriso@umn.edu) at the event for vouchers.

About the Engaging Pedagogies Colloquia

The Department of Postsecondary Teaching and Learning invites you to attend our monthly colloquia, entitled Engaging Pedagogies.  For 2013-2014, our series theme is community engagement in higher education.  A variety of speakers and panelists will address the strategies and challenges of community-engaged teaching and scholarship.  The series features a range of formats (roundtables, lectures, panel discussions), and each individual colloquium will involve the audience in dynamic discussions. Learn more about PsTL’s upcoming colloquiums. 

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