On Tuesday, April 4th, service learning expert Dr. Barbara Jacoby will lead a keynote and panel to discuss how service learning can lead to entrepreneurship and economic development. Dr. Jacoby will unpack how the role of Higher Education and Service Learning role can be instrumental to the increase of vitality to our towns and urban centers.
The session will include:
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Keynote (Dodd Research Center – Konover Auditorium)
11:45 AM – 12:45 PM: Campus Compact Sponsored Lunch (Student Union 304)
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Panel Discussion with Local Innovators, Faculty and Students (Student Union 304)
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About the Facilitator:
Barbara Jacoby is Faculty Associate for Leadership and Community Service-Learning at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union – Center for Campus Life at the University of Maryland, College Park. In this role, she facilitates initiatives involving academic partnerships, service-learning, and civic engagement. Dr. Jacoby launched community service-learning at the University of Maryland in 1992. She has published seven books on Service Learning. She has also served as Campus Compact’s Engaged Scholar for Professional Development. She was a member of the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education from 1980 to 2011. She has held many leadership positions in NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and ACPA – College Student Educators International. She received the 2016 Recognition of Exemplary Contribution through Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Distinguished Career from the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement. She also received the 2010 Maryland Campus Compact Scholarship Award and served as an ACPA Senior Scholar from 2010 to 2015. Dr. Jacoby writes and consults extensively and makes numerous speeches and presentations across the U.S. and around the world.
Date: April 4, 2017
Time: 10:30 am – 2:30 pm
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT , CT 06269 United States