Central Piedmont Community College


[Cpcommunicator] Service-Learning Regional Workshop on Central 11/15

>From Mark Helms


Open invitation to attend keynote address by Dr. Donna Killian Duffy:


On Thursday, the Service-Learning Center will be hosting 75 participants
from over a dozen N.C. community colleges for a one-day regional
workshop entitled Service-Learning: Civic Engagement in the Community
College. <http://www1.cpcc.edu/civic-engagement>  The workshop will
begin at 9:00 a.m. in the Overcash Center, Tate Hall, with a keynote
address by Dr. Donna Killian Duffy from Middlesex Community College in
Lowell, Massachusetts. This is an invitation for you hear the keynote
address and learn more about this engaging and transformative teaching
method from a national leader in service-learning.


Donna Duffy is professor of psychology and coordinator of the Carnegie
Academy for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at Middlesex
Community College, Bedford and Lowell, Massachusetts. She is the
coauthor, with Janet Wright Jones, of Teaching Within the Rhythms of the
Semester and the coeditor, with Robert Bringle, of With Service in Mind,
a monograph on service-learning and psychology published in 1998. 


Dr. Duffy received the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service-Learning
in 1999 for her work connecting service in the community to student
learning in classrooms. She has worked as an Engaged Scholar with Campus
Compact and is one of the authors of The Community's College: Indicators
of Engagement at Two-Year Institutions published in 2004.


We have open seats during the keynote address for approximately 50 CPCC
faculty and staff who are not registered for the workshop.  The program
will begin at 9:00 and will conclude by 10:20 a.m.


If you have questions, please contact Mark Helms at 6127.  


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