Experiential Learning Luncheon

April 24, 2015 | Noon - 2 PM | The Commons in Spooner Hall

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KU faculty and staff are invited to attend the 2015 Experiential Learning Luncheon hosted by the Experiential Learning Collaborative on Friday, April 24, 2015 from Noon-2 PM at The Commons.

Experiential learning encourages students to take an active role in their education by undertaking research, creative projects, service learning, international study, internships, and other activities, in and out of the classroom. Meet new colleagues from different departments and academic units, and receive updates about experiential learning opportunities.

The agenda for this luncheon includes:

An overview of Experiential Learning at the University of Kansas from John Augusto, Assistant Vice Provost for Experiential Learning

A student panel discussion about experiential learning with:

  • Benjamin Ale-Ebrahim: Office of Study Abroad
  • Nicholas Granath: University Career Center
  • Micah Melia: Center for Community Outreach

Campus Unit Highlights from:

  • Angela Perryman, Office of Study Abroad
  • Rueben Perez, Student Involvement & Leadership Center
  • Sarah Crawford-Parker, Office of First Year Experience
  • David Gaston, University Career Center
  • John Augusto, Center for Civic & Social Responsibility
  • John Augusto, Center for Undergraduate Research 

Experiential Learning Certification Team Introductions:

  • Cody Case, Global Awareness Program
  • Raechel Cook, Arts Engagement & Leadership Certificates
  • Linda Dixon, Certification in Service Learning
  • John Augusto, Research Experience Program
  • Charlotte Tritch, Entrepreneurship Certification

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times