Using Galaxy Digital’s Connect Sites for Disaster Response

On August 25, 2017, Hurricane Harvey touched ground in a rural area of southeast Texas. Over the next four days, parts of Texas received over 40 inches of rain, causing unprecedented flooding and displacing over 30,000 people. Volunteer assistance was needed--and fast. Many volunteer efforts seemed to spring up overnight, with churches, corporations, other organizations, [...]

Incorporating Photovoice Methodolgies Into a Service-Learning Course

Over the past two decades, a new methodology known as photovoice has emerged on the anthropological, documentary, and public-health scenes. More recently, it has been used within the field of service-learning. When a service-learning curriculum is coupled with the photovoice methodology, students can be better engaged with the course material and their volunteer experiences. Using [...]

By |2017-08-29T09:09:09+00:00August 29th, 2017|Campus Resources, Resources|0 Comments

Strengthening Communities: The “What” and “How” of Service Learning

Service learning has surged in popularity at high school and college campuses across the country. Sharon Shields of Vanderbilt University has boldly stated that service learning is “one of the most significant teaching methodologies [that is] gaining momentum on many campuses.” Before implementing your own program, instructors need to know two important things: what is [...]

By |2017-04-12T13:09:00+00:00April 11th, 2017|Campus Resources|0 Comments