Beyond Service Learning: Community Engagement in Higher Education

Lorilee Sandmann, University of Georgia

Lorilee Sandmann

Dr. Sandmann is recognized as a national leader in engaged scholarship, recently receiving the 2012 Scholarship of Engagement Award that recognizes tenured faculty for their significant contributions to advancing public service and outreach through engaged scholarship and providing service-learning opportunities in the classroom. Dr. Sandmann has provided service-learning activities such as building capacity, technical assistance, training, public health, and disaster management. She has even been able to offer these opportunities to online classes.

Currently, Dr. Sandmann is an associate faculty/fellow at Virginia Tech's Center for Organizational and Technological Advancement, lead faculty for Michigan State University's Emerging and Engaged Scholars Program, development and leader of Virginia Tech's International Engagement Academy for University Leaders, chair of University of Georgia's Adult Education Program, and serves on the National Advisory Panel for Community Engagement of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Her current research interests of leadership and organizational change in higher education's institutionalization of community engagement and faculty roles and rewards related to engaged scholarship led to her latest book, Institutionalizing Community Engagement in Higher Education: The First Wave of Carnegie Classified Institutions.

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Archived Video

Engaged Learning Dialogue

Beyond Service Learning: Community Engagement in Higher Education
Lorilee Sandmann, University of Georgia
Thursday, February 28th, 12pm - 1:30pm
Student Center 313-315
Cleveland State University