November 27, 2014

UMW Awarded National Service-Learning Grant

The Center for Teaching Excellence and The Center for Honor, Leadership and Service were awarded a 2012-2014 service-learning seminar grant through the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU) and the Bringing Theory to Practice Project.

Dr. Mary Kayler (Director, Center for Teaching Excellence and Innovation), Dr. John P. Broome (Assistant Professor, College of Education) and Christina Eggenberger (Director of Service, Center for Honor, Leadership, and Service) received funding to host a seminar entitled, “Civic Engagement: Recasting and Drawing Upon a Wider Net.”

The seminar to be held in late January is designed to bring together faculty from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Education, and College of Business along with UMW students and local community members to explore and strengthen the role of civic engagement within UMW and with the broader community.

For more information, contact Dr. Mary Kayler, mkayler@umw.edu

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.

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