MEDIA CONTACT: Lisa Freed
FAU to Host Academic Service-Learning Symposium
Florida Atlantic University’s Center
for Teaching and Learning and The
Weppner Center for Civic Engagement
& Service will host the “Multidisciplinary
Perspectives to Academic Service-Learning:
From Concept to Capacity” symposium
WHEN: Thursday, November 19 from 8 a.m. to noon
WHERE: Florida Atlantic University
College of Business
Office Depot Executive Center
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton
COST: Free and open to the public.
CONTACT: For information, contact Jheanelle Shepherd at
561-297-3607 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The “Multidisciplinary Perspectives to Academic Service-Learning: From Concept to Capacity” symposium will encourage students and community partners to come together with FAU faculty and discuss the benefits of academic service-learning, a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility and strengthen communities.
The academic service-learning faculty learning community also will give a presentation on how the academic service-learning pedagogy has been effectively integrated into University coursework, as well as provide ways to become better stewards in the community. Light refreshments will be served.
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About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University serves more than28,000 undergraduate and graduate students on seven campuses. Building on its rich tradition as a teaching university, with a world-class faculty, FAU hosts 10 colleges: College of Architecture, Urban & Public Affairs, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science, the College of Business, the College of Education, the College of Engineering & Computer Science, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Graduate College, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.