Service Learning Network

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GVSU Service-Learning Network Email List
The Community Service Learning Center staff compiles information in bi-monthly updates and send them to subscribers of our online distribution system. Updates highlight information from Michigan Campus Compact (including new funding opportunities, jobs and other professional opportunities), updates on service learning initiatives at GVSU, and updates about the CSLC.

Michigan Campus Compact Newsletter
MCC compiles information in bi-monthly updates and send them to subscribers of our their distribution system. Updates highlight new funding opportunities, jobs and other professional opportunities. *GVSU faculty/staff who subscribe to the GVSU Service Learning Network Email List receive these updates plus additional information about service learning at GVSU.

Conferences, Workshops, and More

There are numerous opportunities for faculty and staff to engage in local and national conferences, workshops, and other professional developments. Below is a list of upcoming opportunities:

Michigan Campus Compact Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Institute
Bi-annual state conference
Location: Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center - East Lansing, MI
Dates: January 30-31, 2012


23rd Annual National Service-Learning Conference
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Dates: March 11-14, 2012

Gulf South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement through Higher Education
Location: Lake Terrace Convention Center, Hattiesburg. Mississippi
Dates: March 21-23, 2012

Conference Theme: “Transforming Lives Through Collaboration, Community and Citizenship.”
Extended deadlines: Proposal submission:  Nov. 28, Scholarship Applications and Award Nominations: Dec. 19, Early bird registration:  on or before January 16

National Conference on Volunteering and Service 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Dates: June 18-20, 2012

National Service Learning Clearinghouse Webinars
Ongoing Year Round

GVSU Workshops
Faculty workshops geared towards academic service learning are still in development.  However, the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center has many other workshop opportunities on their website.

Page last modified November 9, 2011