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New York Campus Compact Roundtable - Dwight Giles, PhD.

  • Time:

    4:00 p.m.
  • Date:

    Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • Location:

    Arts Center, Palladoro Room
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 Join Dwight E. Giles, Jr. Ph.D. as he speaks about "Being an Engaged University" and the 2015 Carnegie Classification application.

Giles is a professor of higher education administration, and senior associate at the New England Resource Center for Higher Education in the Graduate College of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston. His interests include scholarship of engagement, experiential learning, community-campus partnerships, internships and service-learning; much of his work has focused on linking service-learning practice with research and scholarship. Giles has co-authored numerous books and articles on service-learning research including Where's the Learning in Service-Learning? with Janet Eyler, and Service-Learning: A Movement's Pioneers Reflect on Its Origins, Practice, and Future with Tim Stanton and Nadinne Cruz. He has recently co-authored a study of community-campus partnerships. Giles is a member of the National Peer Review Board for the Scholarship of Engagement and of the working group for Creating an Academic Home for the Next Generation of Engaged Scholars. With John Saltmarsh, he is currently conducting a study of reward structures for community engaged scholarship at Carnegie-designated community engaged campuses.

Giles holds a Ph.D. in community development from Pennsylvania State University and a master of divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York City. He is the co-recipient, with Janet Eyler, of Campus Compact's 2003 Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Service-Learning Award.

Event Info

Co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center for Service Learning, the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Vice President of Student Development.

Contact Information:
Nuala S. Boyle Executive Director, Center for Civic Engagement Nazareth College 4245 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14618 Tel: 585.389.2670 Fax: 585.389.2652
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