Events

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Information Session: 2019 Urban Plunge Seminar

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

Urbanplunge Social

The Urban Plunge is a one-credit, experiential-learning course designed to give students a brief but important opportunity to engage with communities experiencing poverty in U.S. cities. With sites in most major cities, students will spend two to four days in a city near their hometown with the chance of spending time with people who face the challenges of poverty and the organizations and those who work to support them and/or work to eradicate this inequity. Leading up to and during this immersion, students will examine the root causes of poverty in urban areas focusing on dimensions such as opportunity, race, mental health, faith-based efforts, gender, housing, criminal justice system, and employment. The application deadline is October 29, 2018.…

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Information Session: 2019 International Summer Service Learning Program

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

Isslp X1200 Info Sessions

The Center for Social Concerns’ International Summer Service Learning Program (ISSLP) is both a four-credit course and an eight-week summer service-learning program in Catholic social tradition and social analysis which together provide a critical lens through which students are invited to interpret an array of global issues. …

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Information Session: 2019 Urban Plunge Seminar

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Location: Geddes Hall, McNeill Library

Urbanplunge Social

The Urban Plunge is a one-credit, experiential-learning course designed to give students a brief but important opportunity to engage with communities experiencing poverty in U.S. cities. With sites in most major cities, students will spend two to four days in a city near their hometown with the chance of spending time with people who face the challenges of poverty and the organizations and those who work to support them and/or work to eradicate this inequity. Leading up to and during this immersion, students will examine the root causes of poverty in urban areas focusing on dimensions such as opportunity, race, mental health, faith-based efforts, gender, housing, criminal justice system, and employment. The application deadline is October 29, 2018…

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