Contact Service-Learning

Lynn Donahue, Director, Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Phone: (585) 385-7342
Cell: (585) 944-8511
Office: Pioch 103C

Jenna Rossi, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8110

Deb VanderBilt, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8193

Meet the Advisory Board

Spring 2014 Courses with a Service-Learning Component

Students at Farmers Market

Arts and Sciences

CHEM 316L 01 & 02: Analytical Chem. Lab - Irene Kimaru and Kimberly Chichester
Students will conduct soil testing for Rochester neighborhood residents and schools.

COMM 250: Speech Communication – Joe Lopocaro (optional)
Students will provide life-skills training for individuals in transition through informative/ persuasive presentations and workshops.

COMM 281: Introduction to Advertising - Kathleen Marchaesi-Ciaraldi
Students will create an advertising campaign for a small businesses partner.

ENGL 214D P1: Reading Gender – Jill Swinsiki (optional)
Students will work with teen mothers at Melita House (Mercy Residential Services) to create a written guest book that will enable women to document their stories and leave their mark.

PHIL 236: Irish Thought: Past and Present – Tim Madigan
Students will provide service to non-profits in the city of Galway, Ireland, to better understand Irish culture and society and support the needs of the community.

PSJS 250P5 01: Social Change through Service – Lee Chase
Students will provide college mentoring and science enrichment to Center for Youth/Monroe HS youth participants of the Greenhouse Program, life skills workshops to Catholic Family Center LaFayette House residents, and life skills videos to CP Rochester DayHab program adults.

PSYC: Psychology and Mental Illness – Ryan Thibodeau (optional)
Students will partner with the Psychiatric Center to create educational sessions on life skills development for clients with mental illness.

PSYC 281: Learning - Laura Phelan (optional)
Students will provide tutoring through a developed behavioral learning plan to Two Doors Community Center students.


Education

EDUC 440 01: Collaboration for Inclusion – Whitney Rapp
Students will research topics of need for parents of children with exceptional needs through a partnership with the Advocacy Center.

EDUC 313 01 & 02: CI & A Primary Literacy – Kathy Broikou
Students will collaborate with Cobblestone School 1st through 4th grade students and engage in literacy assessment and case studies of students.

EDUC 313 02: CI & A Primary Literacy – Kathy Broikou
Students will collaborate with Cobblestone School 1st through 4th grade students and engage in literacy assessment and case studies of students.

EDUC 356 01: CI & A Intermediate Literacy - Sharon Christman
Students will engage in literacy development projects through theme-based activities with a partner City school based upon A Systematic Approach to Support Literacy and SJFC Social Justice Conceptual Tool.

EDUC 356 02: CI & A Intermediate Literacy - Sharon Christman
Students will engage in literacy development projects through theme-based activities with a partner City school based upon A Systematic Approach to Support Literacy and SJFC Social Justice Conceptual Tool.

EDUC 350 01: CI & A Math, Science, Technology I – Lucia Guarino
Students will provide science enrichment to a partner school on hypothesis testing and development of conclusions using inquiry-based, interdisciplinary learning in the sciences.

EDUC 229: Language Acquisition and Literacy Development – Cheryl Thompson
Students will create and implement a language acquisition and literacy development project in partnership with VOA Children’s Center and Maplewood Library.


Management

MKGT 325 01:- Promotion Management – Ray Shady
Student teams will consult with small business or non-profit ‘clients’ to develop a promotion plan to address operating requirements, e.g. target markets, communications, product/services.

MKGT 325 02:- Promotion Management – Ray Shady
Student teams will consult with small business or nonprofit ‘clients’ to develop a promotion plan to address operating requirements, e.g. target markets, communications, product/services.

MKTG 221: Marketing Principles – Ray Shady
Student teams will consult with small business 'clients' to develop a marketing plan to address the client's operating requirements e.g., promotion, target markets, communications, product/services.

MKTG 344 01 & 02: Personal Selling – Monica Hodis (optional)
Students will prepare a business-to-business sales pitch and analysis of a buyer and sales strategies for The Generosity Store.


Nursing

NURS 314: Complementary/Alternative Therapies – Natalie Masco (optional)
Students will research and conduct informational sessions on alternative and complementary therapies to clients at health care facilities.


Pharmacy

PHAR 5526: Introduction to Cancer Biology and Treatment – Amy Parkhill
Students will provide client, research, and educational support for families and individuals impacted by cancer in partnership with Teens Living with Cancer.


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