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VA Engage Meeting

October 24, 2014
Virginia Wesleyan College - Batten Student Center

9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

9:15-9:45         Coffee and Mingling, Batten Student Center Balcony

9:45-10            Virginia Wesleyan College Welcome, Pearce Hospitality Suite

                        Timothy O’Rourke, Ph.D., Vice President for Academic Affairs and

                        Kenneth R. Perry Dean of the College

 10-10:30          Announcements Re: Civic Engagement from Across the Commonwealth

10:30-11:30     Feeling Higher Ed’s Presence in the Commonwealth:

                        What’s the State of Your Region’s Civic Health? What Can We Do About It?

                        Drew Stellijes, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and                                     Leadership and Director Office of Community Engagement, William and Mary

11:45-12:45     Lunch and Learn, Hospitality Suite

 1:00-2:00         Afternoon Explorations

                        Topic 1—Hospitality Suite

                        Getting Service/Civic Engagement in the Strategic Plan--

                        Panel (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced)

                        Topic 2—Batten 228

                        Defining Partnerships: 


                        Topic 3—Batten 237 or 239

                        From Service Learning/Civic Engagement to Scholarship:

                        Where/What Can I Publish?                                  

2:15-3:15         Faculty Training, Hospitality Ste

                        Facilitating Tough Conversations in the Classroom

                        That Result from Community Engagement

                        Lynn Pelco, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost of Community Engagement

3:30                 Wrap Up


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