Upcoming events

Fall 2019 Events

Community Partner & Faculty Kick-Off 

Friday, August 23rd, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Rotunda
All organizations and faculty/staff are invited to attend the Community Partner & Faculty Kickoff. Information will include an overview of service-learning and tips for a successful community/university partnership. This is also an opportunity to connect with other organizations, faculty/staff working in the community, so please feel free to bring information to share.  Light refreshments will be served!

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Community Engagement Forum

Thursday, September 26th, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. JCSU Great Room
A chance for community leaders, faculty, and students to discuss the issues affecting our community in hopes of fostering new collaborations. This will take place in a World Café setting where groups of five to 10 people are seated at a table in conversation clusters discussing issues that really matter in our community. 

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Service-Learning Poster Showcase

Tuesday, December 3rd, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. JCSU Ballroom C
The Service-Learning Showcase is a unique opportunity for students who participate in service-learning to showcase their experience through reflective posters about the application of their course work to current community issues. The showcase is an open forum for students to interact with faculty/staff, community partners and other students to engage in conversation about UNR's commitment to the public good.

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Faculty Development Events

Curriculog Service-Learning Designation Support 

Tuesday, September 10th,  12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center 114
Wednesday, September 11th, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center 114

At this session, OSLCE will go over the steps for submitting the Service-Learning Designation in Curriculog. OSLCE staff will be available during this time to assist with filling in and submitting the designation form.  New Service-Learning courses for Spring 2020 are due in Curriculog September 15th

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Service-Learning Lunch & Learn

This lunch and learn series offers faculty an opportunity to workshop different topics related to service-learning during the upcoming semester. Through guided discussion, faculty can share best practices, talk through course policies and course design, and explore strategies for active, student-centered learning.

Designing a Service-Learning Syllabus

Tuesday, October 8th, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - JCSU 324

This lunch and learn offers faculty an opportunity to workshop syllabi for the upcoming semester. Through guided peer review and discussion, faculty can share best practices, talk through course policies and course design, and explore strategies for active, student-centered learning.

Reflection in Service-Learning: Rigor, Reflection, and Responsibility

Tuesday, November 12th,  12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - JCSU 324

Guided discussion on how to engage service-learning students through the three R's: Rigor, Reflection, and Responsibility. Faculty will have an opportunity to learn from one another and from current students about how to create a better classroom experience through the following techniques: 

  • Rigor - Challenging faculty to push the student not just academically but creating confidence. 
  • Reflection - Assessing each assignment through the prism, "What am I learning about my learning."
  • Responsibility - Showing students the importance of the smallest choice and how it impacts larger decisions.