Community agencies and campus organizations are looking for highly motivated SMU students who want to learn outside the classroom, tackle real world issues and explore potential careers. They’ll have an ideal opportunity to get to know each other at the 2014 Engaged Learning Expo.
This year’s Expo takes place 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, in the Miller Event Center, Moody Coliseum.
The event is a valuable networking opportunity for faculty members who want to develop courses with community components, as well as staff members who want to expand their programs, says Susan Kress, director of Engaged Learning.
The following campus programs and community partners have confirmed their attendance at the 2014 Expo:
- Big iDeas
- Budd Center: Involving Communities in Education
- Caswell Undergraduate Leadership Fellows Program
- Center for Global Health Impact
- Clinton Global Initiative University
- Community Engagement and Leadership
- Dedman College Interdisciplinary Institute
- Embrey Human Rights Program
- Hamilton Scholars
- Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity
- Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility
- McNair Scholars
- TEDxSMU – Young Fellows
- Tower Center for Political Studies
- Undergraduate Research
- Brother Bill’s Helping Hand
- Buckner International
- Dallas Holocaust Museum
- Group Excellence
- Interfaith Housing Coalition
- Nexus Recovery Center
- Reading Partners
- Texas Discovery Gardens
- Trinity River Audubon Center
- United Way Dallas
- Uplift Education
- Workers Defense Project
The Expo also celebrates 69 undergraduate Engaged Learning Fellows who are working on significant projects this academic year, and will provide opportunities to mix and match interested students with campus programs as well as DFW-area community partners.