Posts Categorized: Profiles

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015

C2UExpo 2015 – May 26th to May 29th 2015 Citizen-Driven Policy: Strengthening Community Engagement for a Better World. First and foremost, the C2U Expo 2015 conference provides the opportunity for participants to be inspired and energized by the successes of community-campus partnerships, community based research, and community service-learning. Furthermore, the conference provides a means for… Read more »

Volunteer Calgary Launches New Program: Community Service Learning

On October 19, 2011, Volunteer Calgary, in partnership with the University of Calgary and Cenovus Energy, officially launched our Community Service Learning program at a breakfast reception at the University of Calgary. Over 70 stakeholders were present, including students, faculty, non-profit organizations, leaders in post-secondary education and our CSL corporate partner, Cenovus Energy. Dr. Ryan Lee,… Read more »

Dalhousie Pharmacy Investigates Graduate Service-Learning

Background Service-learning, “an educational methodology which combines community service with explicit academic learning objectives, preparation for community work, and deliberate reflection” (Gelmon et al 2006), is not often used in graduate education in pharmacy. Over the past decade, the College of Pharmacy at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada has provided a 4-month residency program… Read more »

University of Calgary and Volunteer Calgary Web Content

From January to April 2011, the Communications Studies 463 course taught by Tania Smith at the University of Calgary partnered with Volunteer Calgary and the university’s Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) to create website content on the topic of  service-learning. This project, essentially, engaged a service-learning course to create communications about past local service-learning… Read more »