October 2012 Archives

University & Community Partnership: Dr. Liz Thach


University & Community Partnership: Dr. Liz Thach "With service-learning, students have the chance to apply theoretical learning to a real organizational setting. By helping community partners, students learned how to apply effective change management techniques." Dr. Liz Thach, Professor of Management and Wine Business, explains the invaluable experience that her service-learning graduate level business course brings to her students. Establishing a service-learning course, like any other class, has its very own set of challenges for faculty members such as finding local non-profit organizations, and ensuring learning objectives...

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Travel to Bali and Explore Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century


Travel to Bali and Explore Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century Sonoma State University's Professor Robert Girling in Partnership with Bali Institute for Global Renewal Presents: Social Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century January 2-16, 2013 Journey to the magical island of Bali to participate in a special 2-week educational program designed to challenge and inspire you while immersed in a unique indigenous environment. This experience will provide you with many skills and tools necessary for understanding social entrepreneurship with a global perspective. Over the course of the program you'll engage with...

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What's the Purpose of Life?


What's the Purpose of Life? Work for a Cause ... Not for Applause... Live life to Express ... Not to Impress.... Don't strive to make your Presence noticed.... Just make your Absence felt... Sometimes the most powerful things come in the simplest forms. I found this quote while browsing the website http://www.stumbleupon.com/. StumbleUpon is an easy way to discover new and interesting web pages, photos and videos from across the Web. When I came across this quote, it made me think about my life...

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