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: Civic Engagement
Today, I woke up bright and early at 6am. I fixed my backpack for the day, ate a lovely breakfast, drank my orange juice and was ready to meet my translator to begin interviewing individuals in the area. The village … Continue readingShare on Facebook
When I made the decision to travel to Coban, I knew the trip would be long. However, I forgot how the weather changes drastically as one travels across the Guatemalan country and how difficult traveling can be on the roads … Continue readingShare on Facebook
A look back in time I glance at my surroundings and cannot help but think I have traveled into the past. The houses around are built colonial style with black wood trims, decorative accents and large windowpanes. As I drive … Continue readingShare on Facebook
I sit on the plane trying to catch my breath from all the craziness that traveling entails and think to where I will be in just a few hours. Since it is the summer the airport was packed with individuals … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Traveling can be so much fun…that is one you have checked in your luggage, placed all your little liquid containers in the quart size bag for the security checkpoint, taken off your shoes and placed them in those handy plastic … Continue readingShare on Facebook
Last evening at the SMU-in-Taos campus there was an Engaged Learning event where 3 influential women from Taos came to speak to the students. It was such an inspiring event, from writers to philanthropists to project managers; every individual that … Continue readingShare on Facebook