Engagement & Service-Learning Summit

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The annual Engagement and Service-Learning Summit will take place Thursday, February 27, 2020, 1:00 – 5:00 PM. It is hosted by the Office of Engagement. This event serves to bring together faculty, staff, students, and community partners to discuss best practices in engagement and service-learning, to highlight accomplishments, and to increase collaboration opportunities. This year, the event will feature two interactive tracks: a beginning track on networking and partnership formation, and an advanced track on developing engaged scholarship. A showcase of student posters and community projects in conjunction with networking and hors d’oeuvres will close the event. 


1:00 PM Welcome & Framing of the Summit (PMU, East/West Faculty Lounge) 

1:30 PM Tracks 1 & 2 Begin 

Track 1: Networking & Partnerships (PMU, East/West Faculty Lounge) 

Participate in this highly interactive session on community-based project and partnership formation. In the style of speed dating, participants will explore partnership roles and expectations and dialogue about best practices. Participants will also develop an aspirational framework for a future project or partnership. Appropriate for those new to service-learning and engagement and/or exploring new partnerships. 

Track 2: Scholarship of Engagement (PMU, 2nd floor meeting rooms) 

Take your current community-based research, teaching, or industry partnership and turn it into engaged scholarship. Hear examples from engaged scholars and build your capacity to produce engaged scholarship in one of two focused workshops: Engagement and Research/Discovery or Engagement and Teaching & Learning 

Engagement and Research/Discovery Facilitators: 

Patricia Morita-Mullaney, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Literacy & Language | Marifran Mattson, Ph.D., Professor, Communication | Rod Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Forestry and Natural Resources 

Engagement and Teaching & Learning Facilitators: 

Monica Miller, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacy Practice | Mary Jane Eisenhower, Ed.D., Professor, Purdue Northwest, Early Childhood Education | Jennifer Bay, Ph.D., Associate Professor, English | Sherrie Steiner, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Purdue Ft. Wayne, Sociology, | Lata Krishnan, Ph.D., Clinical Professor, Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences | Donald Mueller, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Purdue Ft. Wayne, Mechanical Engineering 

2:15 PM Break 

 2:30 PM Track 1 continues (PMU, East/West Faculty Lounge) 

Track 2 workshops begin (PMU, 2nd floor meeting rooms) 

3:30 PM Closing Thoughts (PMU, East/West Faculty Lounge) 

Steve Abel, Associate Provost for Engagement 

3:45 PM Showcase with Networking & Hors d’oeuvres (PMU, East/West Faculty Lounge) 

5:00 PM End of Event

For more information, see the attached poster below.

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