Posts Tagged with “service learning”

Tucked under the surface of a course in management principles is a passion for service learning

May 17th, 2012

This video was prepared for the nonprofit Gotta Have Sole by members of Team Heart and Sole as part of their service-learning project for "Management Principles and Practice" (Management 200).

SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Watch a homeless child's face light up when given a pair of brand-new shoes, or an elderly person's eyes sparkle while learning how to use a computer for the first time.

Those are just two of the outcomes of more than 50 service-learning projects undertaken by Bryant students enrolled in "Management Principles and Practice"(Management 200), a course in which students break into teams to work with area nonprofits.

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Lessons from Haiti: Service learning course inspired by “Half the Sky”

April 23rd, 2012

In a course inspired by the book Half the Sky, four Creole-speaking Bryant students and their two professors traveled to Haiti to teach leadership to young Haitian women. Learn more about their work in this video.

Bryant students help Johnston school make connection to Haiti

December 11th, 2010

As part of a management course, a group of Bryant students helped St. Rocco's School in Johnston, R.I., forge a connection with The Haitian Project, a Rhode Island-based organization that supports a Port au Prince school for children who may not otherwise be afforded an education.

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A national park for the Blackstone Valley

November 24th, 2010

As part of the service-learning component of their "Management Principles and Practices" course, a group of Bryant students are collaborating with the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor Commission in an effort to name the corridor a national park. One student, Sara Larrabee of Cranston, R.I., wrote this commentary for the Johnston (R.I.) Sun Rise. It also appeared in the Cranston Herald and as a letter to the editor in The Valley Breeze.

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R.I. students gathering at Bryant Feb. 19 for community engagement, leadership summit

February 10th, 2010

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - One hundred students representing the state's colleges and universities will gather at Bryant University on Feb. 19 to discuss community engagement, student leadership, service and service learning.

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Sociology

August 4th, 2009

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Sandra Enos
Associate Professor of Sociology

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Bryant University named to Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service

February 9th, 2009

SMITHFIELD, R.I. - The Corporation for National and Community Service honored Bryant University today with a place on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for exemplary service efforts and service to America's communities. It is the second consecutive year Bryant has received the honor.

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