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Jessie Sherburne

Jessie Sherburne Lecturer Biological Sciences Jessie Sherburne collaborated with local public land management agencies to provide her BIOL 100 students with hands-on experiences in the local ecosystem learning how people can change or modify it. Sherburne facilitated a service-learning project …

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Michael Markley

Michael Markley Lecturer Department of English Michael Markley and his ENGL 519 students collaborated with the Treasure Valley United Way and the Coalition of Volunteers (COV) to develop a technical publication management feasible plan to promote the new Idaho Volunteers initiative. Idaho …

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Service-Learning Students Share Natural Hazard Resources in Oregon

Brittany Brand and student presenters

By Brittany Brand and Service-Learning staff Geosciences assistant professor Brittany Brand integrates research, teaching and service to raise public awareness of natural hazards. This semester, Brand focused an Honors class, HONORS 392 Natural Hazard, Vulnerability and Risk, on emergency preparedness, …

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Curious about Service-Learning?

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

Boise State offers more than 160 service-learning courses each year from over 35 departments across each college in partnership with over 100 community partners, 93 faculty members and more than 3,000 students.

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Isaac Castellano

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Isaac Castellano Lecturer Political Science School of Public Service Isaac Castellano brought a national student event to Boise State on April 11 called Peer to Peer (P2P): Challenging Extremism, a global university initiative sponsored by the White House, U.S. Department of …

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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

Portrait of Amanda Ashley

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

Photo of Eternal Winds sculpture.

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

Photo of Eternal Winds sculpture.

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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