November 2012 Archives

Social Justice Retreat 2012


Social Justice Retreat 2012 By Chirelle McCorley For two days and one night I attended the second annual social justice retreat at the Sequoia Retreat Center. The center is owned by hosts Professor Scott Myers-Lipton from San Jose State University and his wife, Diane. The retreat was created to give faculty, staff, and students a place and the opportunity to share ideas about how they incorporate social justice into their line of work in their universities. When I arrived, I had just attended the ACLU social justice conference with many students from across California who are doing all kinds of...

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Tips and Trends in Service-Learning 2012


Tips and Trends in Service-Learning 2012 "The key to service learning is reflection." - Merith Weisman "I really enjoyed the presentation and have some ideas for publishing some of the data we have been gathering related to community partner benefits from service-learning. I felt very energized after the presentation!" - Johnna Edmunds, Nursing, Participant of the Tips and Trends Workshop By Annelise DohrerFaculty members of Sonoma State University joined Merith Weisman, coordinator of the Center for Community Engagement, for an exciting and informative workshop entitled Tips...