Community Health Nursing in Ghana: Student Experience

Meet Ally Schaeffer Ally Schaeffer is a senior in the College of Education and Health Professions. She participated in the Community Health Nursing service-learning study abroad in Ghana this past summer. Ally got to spend 3 weeks in Ghana helping in 2 healthcare...

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Announcing two new Service Learning courses!

Introducing three faculty members with newly-designated Service Learning Courses.  Dr. Margaret Butcher, Professor Phil Jones, and Assistant Director for Faculty Development, Mindy Hunthrop. Meet Dr. Margaret Butcher (pictured below, left), assistant professor of...

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Service Learning grants available for students and faculty!

Students and faculty, could you use money to help fund your travel or to purchase materials and equipment for your course? The Service Learning Initiative is offering grants to help support your work.  Check out the flyers below and get your applications in...

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Hanna Jensen on fostering innovation and product development to local healthcare professionals and patients

 Meet Professor Hanna Jensen! She is the clinical assistant professor at Biomedical Engineering. Her course BMEG 3801: Clinical Observations and Needs Funding has just been formally designated as service learning course.  This course introduces students to...

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Sydney & Kristen: “Be prepared to work on a trial-and-error basis, not everything you learn in the classroom will relate to the service learning experience.”

Sydney Marsh from Mt Vernon, MO and Kristen Pond from Plano, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality Innovation. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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Sloan & Allison: “Put your heart into it and be involved because this is what gives you experience for any future events you could possibly be a part of!”

Sloan Clay from Paris, TX and Allison McAfee from McKinney, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and Analysis. Here’s what they...

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Gordon, Xintong & Kristen: “Cherish the experience and perform at your best!”

Gordon Xiong from Wheaton, WO, Xintong Liu from Shandong, China, and Kristen Lee from Dallas, TX are U of A students majoring in Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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Emilee, Betsy, and Molly: “Go in to the experience with an open mind and the more effort you put in to the class the better your experience will be.”

Emilee Hammond from Kansas City, MO, Betsy Webb from Memphis, TN, and Molly Harvie from Seattle, WA are U of A students majoring in Hospitality Management. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics:...

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Bobbi Thompson & Jackie Reagor: “Be open minded about the experience and fully engage to get the full experience!”

Bobbi Thompson from Bentonville, AR and Jackie Reagor from Dallas, TX are U of A students majoring in Marketing & Hospitality. In fall 2018, they joined Dr. Wang’s service learning course HESC 455V Special Topics: Festival Management and...

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