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College of Education and Community Partners To Launch Service-Learning Program, Thursday, July 18


JONESBORO – Arkansas State University and College of Education officials will join with community partners from 12 non-profit public service agencies to conduct a signing ceremony Thursday, July 18, for a new service-learning program.

The College of Education is establishing agreements with each of the agencies, through which A-State students will be able to work in a service-learning project.

A service-learning course will be offered to students in the College of Education, according to Dr. Blair Dean, service-learning director for the college and professor of physical education.

The public ceremony will formally launch the cooperative program.

Participants: Arkansas State University and Community Partners

Event: Agreement Signing Ceremony and Reception, Open to Public

Location: Fowler Center, Grand Hall

Time: Thursday, July 18, 2 p.m.

Purpose: To launch Arkansas State’s service-learning initiative, through which community service projects will be integrated with student instruction to
enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen the community.

Contact: Dr. Blair Dean, Service-Learning Director, College of Education, (870) 972-3066

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