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November 7, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am

Working Effectively with Community Partners. Developing sustainable and mutually beneficial community partnerships for service-learning is critical for creating positive experiences for both students and partners. This workshop will explore principles and best practices for creating and assessing healthy partnerships, provide tips for preparing students to work in the community, and outline important risk management issues.

Date/Time: Wed. Nov. 7, 9:00-11:00    Location: Office of Service-Learning Annex

October 17, 2018 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm

Critical Reflection Strategies for Service-Learning. Critical Reflection is an essential component of service-learning course design and the link between service activities students engage in and their academic learning. In this workshop, participants will learn about the fundamentals and best practices of reflection theory and put this into practice through hands-on activities that explore written, verbal, group, and visual reflection activities.

Date/Time:  Wed. Oct. 17, 2:30-5:00    Location: Office of Service-Learning Annex

November 27, 2018 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm

Informal interactions between faculty and community partners to build relationships and share ideas.

Location TBA

November 13, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm

Tate Student Center, Room 137

Topic: Envision Athens action items and how they might relate to service-learning/community engagement (with Erin Barger)

November 28, 2018 - 12:30am

Applications for the 2018 Service-Learning Teaching Excellence and Service-Learning Research Excellence Awards are due Nov. 28, 2018. All full-time, permanent UGA faculty members are eligible for nomination. Awards recognize faculty for innovative service-learning course design as well as scholarship that stems from academic service-learning work. Award recipients receive a $2,500 faculty development award and will be recognized at the annual faculty awards banquet. Nominations by deans and department heads, faculty colleagues, or self-nominations will be accepted.