Engaged Learningis students taking an active role in their education, learning beyond the classroom, tackling real world issues, using the tools of the classroom, exploring potential careers. Students have an opportunity to take their learning beyond the classroom to the capstone level in the Engaged Learning Project. These are blogs of Engaged Learners.
Category Archives: CGI U
I get it—our generation has its flaws. I just read yet another article about how we’re up to our old tricks again, what with our incessant texting and tweeting. Yes, we were the generation with an undying love for boy … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Thomas Schmedding, SMU ’16, is working with Adam Goff, SMU ’16, on a micro-finance loan project, PropeLend Economic Empowerment Ventures, which will harness public support for economic development by empowering impoverished residents of developing nations to seek loans for entrepreneurship. This past weekend … Continue readingShare on Facebook
An update from Rahfin Faruk, a rising junior studying economics, political science and mathematics who runs Green Riba, a storefront dedicated to zero-interest loans for Dallas entrepreneurs. According to Robert Putnam’s Bowling Alone, American civic engagement is at an all … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Last weekend, I travelled to St. Louis with five other SMU students to take part in the annual Clinton Global Initiative University. CGI U, hosted by President Bill Clinton, is a meeting that invites students from over 300 universities and … Continue readingShare on Facebook
An update from Ashley Wali, a sophomore studying Finance and Fashion Media who is researching the effectiveness of a transitional crisis kit for domestic abuse victims. Last summer, I embarked on one of the most inspirational experiences of my life. … Continue readingShare on Facebook