May 2012 Archives

Students Blog About Resources for Those Affected by Cancer


Students Blog About Resources for Those Affected by Cancer By Megan Sicard, Guest BloggerSpecial thanks to service-learning FIG Leadership students in UNIV238-01 for the posts in this special series on resources for those struggling with cancer and their loved ones.Have you been reading all the blogs based around how to deal with cancer and wondering why these blogs are being posted are? Or are you thinking, well who do I contact first? Well, I'm here to tell you all about them! As a class at Sonoma State University, our...

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Finding Cultural Humility Through Research


Finding Cultural Humility Through Research "You can't just learn about someone's culture and be competent, you have to be committed to lifelong learning. Examine yourself." - Dr. Vivian Chavez of San Francisco State University by Chirelle McCorley What began like many other workshops that the CCE hosts for faculty and community partners, turned out to be a wonderful journey to discover our inner sense of humility. There was an eclectic group of men and women who all had an interest in cross cultural communications and partnerships in...

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Continuing to Grow at Continuums of Service


Continuing to Grow at Continuums of Service This was my view from the Space Needle! When I wasn't busy presenting or participating in a conference session I was able to explore the beautiful city of Seattle. By Natalie Hambalek Because I plan a career at a non-profit organization, the skills I have developed in online communities have contributed immensely to what I call my real world "tool-belt." This April, I had the amazing opportunity to speak at Campus Compact's 2012 Continuums of Service Conference in Seattle,...

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