Members of the Implementation Team: Kent Andersen, Noreen Gaubatz, Kristin Harper
(Service-Learning), Alan Litsey (rise
Director), Mary-Kate Lizotte (Faculty-Student
Research), Sara Robicheaux (Internships), David Schedler, Kristina Scott, Sandra Sprayberry,
Kimberly White (Internship Coordinator).
initiative engages students to think critically and creatively. Students
experience a collaborative partnership in one of three domains: Research, Internships,
courses and projects are designed to focus on critical reflection before, during, and
after an immersion in a course or project. At the conclusion of the experience, students
complete a summative reflection integrating three critical lenses: disciplinary concepts,
personal growth, and civic engagement.
Student accomplishments are celebrated in campus-wide forums, serving to recognize
successful completion of distinctive projects and to inspire other students to participate.
Implementation of summer pilots
Fall 2014/Spring 2015
Implementation of pilots (courses and projects)
QEP Report submitted to SACSCOC
October 21, 2014
November 18-20, 2014 SACSCOC On-Site Visit
March 24, 2015
Initiative Office is located in Olin 206
Director: Olin 208 (205) 226-3038
Internship Coordinator: Olin 209 (205) 226-3037