"Learning by Doing: Fifty Years of Community Service Learning in the College of Ethnic Studies" | Friday, April 20th, 2018
During its first 50 years, the College of Ethnic Studies has nurtured strong ties to community partners by placing students in volunteer positions and internships with some of the most dynamic organizations and agents of change in the SF Bay Area. During the workshop five of the College’s most seasoned community partners offered their insight about the best ways to promote social change through education. From their vantage point as activists in the field, and experiences working with SF State, community partners they shared how to best prepare our students for their life’s work as agents of change. Following the speaker’s panel, we engaged participants in a collaborative workshop between community partners and faculty to identify best practices for Community Service Learning (CSL) in the next fifty years. For more information and resources from the workshop, please contact Nina Roberts, Ph.D., ICCE Faculty Director with questions: email@example.com; x8-6473
ICCE Organized the Keynote Panel on Civic Engagement at the 2018 SF State Faculty Retreat | January 18th, 2018
Organized by ICCE, an interdisciplinary, dynamic discussion was moderated by Dr. Nina Roberts, ICCE Faculty Director & Professor of Recreation, Parks & Tourism. Members of the distinguished panel included Anoshua Chaudhuri, Professor & Chair, Dept of Economics/College of Business (ICCE Advisory Council member); Felix Kury, Lecturer, Latina/Latino Studies, College of Ethnic Studies; Leticia (“Leti”) Marquez-Magana, Professor of Biology & Director of the Health Equity Research Lab; and Eunice Kim, PACE graduate student. Attendees learned how faculty contribute to finding solutions to many of society’s greatest challenges and civically engage students in learning that affirms their social justice values leading to student success. People in the session were able to explore how faculty support students seeking to address important social/environmental justice issues through hands-on experiences, high impact practices, and enhance their sense of civic responsibility through action in the community. And, ICCE also helped out with Retreat planning by sponsoring the Dessert Social!