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

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Service-Learning News

 

Service-Learning Students, Faculty, Partners Honored

Service-Learning Students, Faculty, Partners Honored

04/16/2014

Service-learning has become a familiar term on campus, as more and more students enroll in service-learning courses. And on Thursday, April 10, the Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement hosted the Civic Engagement Award Ceremony to showcase the service-learning work from this past year and recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond in their work, epitomizing the true meaning of service-learning. Read More

Faculty and Students Awarded Grants for Service-Learning Projects

03/27/2014

At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses. Read More

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

Service-Learning and Science Collide in East Rochester Schools

12/04/2013

Fisher students have taken service-learning just down the road to two East Rochester schools to bring science programs to in-school and after-school programs. Over 40 Fisher students in two classes brought science research and enrichment to students in the district. Read More

Generational Stories Come Through Service-Learning

Generational Stories Come Through Service-Learning

10/24/2013

Sociology major Justin Moore was looking for a service-learning course, and found one that filled a passion of his — learning how we as a society can help the aging baby boomer population. So, he enrolled in the Sociology of Aging and the Life Course service-learning class, and said it has been an amazing experience so far. Read More

Students Produce Results in Sociology Service-Learning Course

Students Produce Results in Sociology Service-Learning Course

05/02/2013

Two local non-profit agencies benefitted from the work of 22 Fisher students in the Agencies and Careers Sociology Service-Learning course this semester, walking away with a slew of promotional materials and new ideas. Read More

Service-Learning Goes Green for Center for Youth After-School Program

Service-Learning Goes Green for Center for Youth After-School Program

03/21/2013

The Community-Based Service-Learning Program at Fisher has had another busy year, offering a variety of courses for students who have a chance to work on a diverse portfolio of community service projects. Read More

Service-Learning Goes Social

02/13/2013

Digital Cultures and Technologies students in Jeremy Sarachan’s Digital Media/Social Media service-learning course are organizing two fundraising events, relying solely on social media to drum up interest. Read More

Service-Learning Gets Permanent Home at Fisher

Service-Learning Gets Permanent Home at Fisher

11/14/2012

Six years ago, two service scholars saw a gap in course offerings and approached faculty about the notion of implementing service-learning (SL) into the curriculum. Faculty agreed, and quickly went to work, securing a three-year Learn and Serve Grant to support a new Community-Based Service-Learning Program (CBSL). Read More

Students, Faculty to Present at Rochester Academy of Science Paper Session Saturday on Campus

11/08/2012

On Saturday, November 10, the Rochester Academy of Science will hold its 39th Annual Fall Scientific Paper Session on campus, and several Fisher faculty and students will be poster session presenters and featured speakers. Read More

Senior Education Majors Bond with Post-Secondary Students Through Service-Learning

05/03/2012

Diversity in American Society, taught by Dr. Jim Wood, is a required course for all senior Education majors. It is designed to broaden students’ understanding of diversity and social justice and how these concepts relate to society, tradition, and conventional wisdom. Read More

 

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