WHAT WORKS, WHAT
Wesleyan’s Center for Community Partnerships hosted a Conference for
Service-Learning titled “What Works and What Doesn’t” May 25-26. Staff
members from Amherst, Bowdoin, Byrn Mawr, Connecticut College, Smith,
Swarthmore, Trinity, University of Pennsylvania, Williams and Wesleyan
convened to assess service-learning’s impact on students, administration
and community partners.
The event was arranged
by Professor of Sociology and Director of the Service-Learning Center
Rob Rosenthal, pictured back left. Also pictured are Scott Laidlaw,
director of the Community Outreach Program at Amherst College; Sharon
Friedler, professor of dance at Swarthmore College; and Sarah Barr,
associate director of the Holleran Center of Community Action and Policy
at Connecticut College.