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Service-Learning Program

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Service-Learning Program Boise State students The Service-Learning Program, and Boise State’s students who participate, in particular, were mentioned in the City of Boise’s Park and Recreation 2016 Youth Annual Report. Of the 126 volunteers for the year, 107 were from …

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Boise State Accountancy Students Provide Tax Help to Community

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Instructor Kathy Hurley and 17 students in ACCT 485 and 585, plus two volunteers, are helping to prepare tax returns for low-income individuals and households in the community. This is the fifth year the accounting department has offered the program, which …

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Amanda Ashley

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Amanda Ashley Assistant Professor School of Public Service Amanda Ashley and her new Urban Studies course (SPS 297/397 “The Urban Metropolis”) were highlighted in the Idaho Mountain Express newspaper. In this course, Ashley is combining the investigation of urban studies and community development …

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Intro to Service-Learning Workshop Feb. 2

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Community engagement is more important than ever. Plan to attend the “Introduction to Service-Learning Workshop” from 9-10:30 a.m. Feb. 2 in the Center for Teaching and Learning. Come learn about Service-Learning (SL) – an exciting and interactive way to engage …

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Learn More About High-Impact Practices, Engagement

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Institutional Research recently completed a data brief examining the participation and effect of high-impact practices (HIPs) on student engagement. The analyses were based on data gathered through the 2015 National Survey of Student Engagement, which is administered to first-year and …

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Neil Carter

Neil Carter

Neil Carter Assistant Professor Human-Environment System Initiative College of Innovation and Design Neil Carter and his student, Tara Easter, shared their research on predator-prey relationships with a packed room at the Foothills Learning Center on Nov. 12. The outreach experience …

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Visit the Service-Learning Poster Exhibition Dec. 8

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The Service-Learning Juried Student Exhibition is from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Student Union Simplot Ballroom. The exhibition is a unique opportunity for students who participate in service-learning to showcase their experience through a research or reflective poster …

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Albertsons Library Presents Cultural Children’s Book Display

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Albertsons Library and adjunct professor Margaret Sass will present a cultural children’s book display on the first floor of the library from Nov. 28-Dec. 5 featuring student work from Sass’ UF200 children’s book project. In the class, students created books focused on cultural …

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Eric Jankowski

Eric Jankowski Professor Materials Science Eric Jankowski is piloting an innovative educational experience for his engineering students this semester in collaboration with the Discovery Center of Idaho. Students from his Introduction to Materials Science class are assisting with the design …

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Michael Markley

Michael Markley Professor English College of Arts and Sciences This November the Idaho Nonprofit Center celebrates its members as part of Nonprofit Awareness month. Professor of English Michael Markley partners with the Idaho Nonprofit Center to administer meaningful student learning …

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Bridge Program Brings New Students to Boise State

Jimmi King works with a refugee student at Borah High School.

Over the past five years, hundreds of high school-age refugees have enrolled in the Borah Bridge/Boise State Service-Learning partnership. The powerful teaching-learning experience not only gives Boise State students experience working with refugees from around the world, but also gives …

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Grace Lazenby

Grace Lazenby

Grace Lazenby Administrative Assistant Center for Teaching and Learning, IDEA Shop, Service-Learning Program Grace Lazenby has been presented with a unique opportunity to travel to Haiti on Nov. 11 to work with two nonprofit organizations: Days For Girls and Mission of Hope. …

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