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2012 Kentucky Engagement Conference

Conference Sessions

A New Era of Engagement: The Civic Health of the Commonwealth

For questions about conference sessions, contact Terry Shoemaker,


Thursday, November 8th 1:10pm


Congruent Session 1 - Civic Health - Room 113

Shaping Our Future Together: Kentucky's First Civic Health Index

Presenters- Matt Daley and Alison Lundergan Grimes


Congruent Session 2 - Academic Activism - Room 112

Coalition for Gender and Racial Equality

Presenters- Jane Olmsted, Leigh Gaskin, Chantel Batten-Utley, and Hilary Harlan


Modeling Sustainability in Higher Education (view)

Presenter- Christian Ryan-Downing


Congruent Session 3 - Sustainability - Room 110

Green My Healthcare

Presenter- Amy Hersch


Green Experience to a Green Career

Presenter- Sara Hutchison


Congruent Session 4 - Student Centered Engagement - Room 163C

Camp Nursing (download)

Presenters- Deanna Hanson and Dawn Garrett-Wright


Engaging Students in Community Partnerships: Equal Plain Learning (view)

Presenters- Susan Jones, M. Eve Main, Dawn Garrett-Wright


Congruent Session 5 - Tech 3.0 - Room 163B

Integrating Service-Learning and Distance Learning in an Online Environment (download)

Presenter- Fredrick Brockmeier


Collaboration in Graduate Distance Education (download)

Presenters - Joseph E. Etienne, Barbara Brindle, and Janice Sandidge


Congruent Session 6 - Partnerships - Room 163A

Characteristics of a Successful K-12 Higher Education Faculty Partnerships: Lessons Learned and Best Practices from Appalachian Mathematics and Science Partnership (AMSP) 2003-2012

Presenters- Barbara Shoemaker


Thursday, November 8th 2:20pm - Poster Sessions - Room 130

 Hoops for Hope - Gery Bernstein

Service-Learning in the Spanish Classroom: Two Approaches - Kajsa Larson, Chris Fisher, and Ali Hedges

Teaching Applies Anthropology through Service-Learning - Douglas Hume

Student Centered Engagement & Academic Activism at EKU - Abbey Poffenberger & Socorro Zaragoza

Well Child Learning Project Influences the States Maturity - Carol Ann Evans and Judy Walker

International Service-Learning: Finding It, Paying for it, and Living it - Caitlin Farhat and Randy Manis

Connecting the Arts Humanities to Student-Centered Engagement -  Katlyn Comley and Randy Manis

Struts for Mutts: Engaging Freshman to Seniors in Service-Learning - Ben Winkler, Hanna Webb, Noel Earl, and Randy Manis

Hill House - Kyle O'Donnell and Colin Steiner

Student Philanthropy: Perfect Planning with Public Relations Writing - Cole Cleveland, Carly Lacey, and Randy Manis

Pre-Service Art Teachers in an Alternative School Setting - Jeanne Petsch and Elizabeth Dunnavan

Health Promotion with Faith-based Community Service - Audrey Cornell


Thursday, November 8th 3:30pm


Congruent Session 1 - Civic Health - Room 163A

Panel Discussion with the Authors of the Kentucky Civic Health Index

Presenters- Paul Markham, Saundra Ardrey, Eric Bain-Selbo, and Courte Voorhees


Congruent Session 2 - Academic Activism - Room 112

Service Learning Course Makeover- Embedding The $100 Solution™ in the Disciplines

Presenter- Nadia De Leon


Using Informal Education Environmental Education Techniques for the Creation of Sustainability-based Materials in a Service-Learning Course

Presenters- Jonathan Oglesby and Bernard Strenecky


Congruent Session 3 - Sustainability - Room 110

It Takes a Village: Green Neighborhood Builds Partnerships and Sustainability

Presenters- Nancy Givens and Rodney Goodman


Congruent Session 4 - Student Centered Engagement - Room 113

Transforming the Student Using Collaborative Work and Learner-Centered Teaching (view handouts) download presentation

Presenters- Carmen Gaskins, Cindy Gaffney, Mana Kariman, and Kim Otto

Engagement in (Trans)formation of the Self

Presenters- Anna Young


Congruent Session 5 -Tech 3.0 - 163C

Student Centered Engagement for Online

Presenter- Jake Hildebrant


Integrating Live and Online (download)

Presenters- James Norton, Seth Anderson, and Maggie Luoma


Congruent Session 6 - Partnerships - Room 163B

Partnerships for Creating STEM Pipelines (download)

Presenters- P.A.S. Ralston, M.R. Wilhelm, and Gary Rivoli


Regional Campuses as Models for Regional Stewardship: Partnerships to Improve our Communities

Presenters- Cindy Peck and Sandra Stevens


Friday, November 9th, 9:40am


Congruent Session 1 - Civic Health- Room 208GH

Public Achievement

Presenters- Noelle Johnson and Lindsey Ardrey


Campus and Community Network

Presenter- Leah Ashwill


Congruent Session 2 - Sustainability - Room 112

Telling the Engagement Story: More Method, Less Madness

Presenters- Carole Beere and Mark Neikirk


Congruent Session 3 - Student Centered Engagement - Room 130

Pinning a Butterfly: Do we want to institutionalize student civic engagement?

Presenter - Nick Longo


Student Centered Engagement: International and Local Opportunities

 Presenter- Genny Ballard


Congruent Session 4 - Tech 3.0 - 208IJ

Tech 3.0 Topic TBA

Presenter - Erica Williams


Congruent Session 5 - Partnerships - Room 138

Partnerships that Lead to a Network of Sustainable Service Learning Initiatives

Presenters- Sharon Shields, Leigh Gilchrist, and Elizabeth Aleman


Friday, November 9th 10:50am


Congruent Session 1 - Civic Health - Room 112

Implementing Models for Civic Health (download)

Presenter- Brian Perry


Six Conversations that Transform Civic Health

Presenters- Gayle Hilleke and Margaret Rahn


Congruent Session 2 - Sustainability - Room 208GH

Advisory Leadership

Presenter - Donald J. Scully


U of L Food Waste Composing Project

Presenter- Brian Barnes


Congruent Session 3 -Student Centered Engagement - Room 130

Student Directed Outreach

Presenter- Chinedu Out


Engaging Students in Disaster Relief

Presenters- Louise Cooper, Melissa Patrick, Randy Minis, and Shane Hufford


Congruent Session 4 - Tech 3.0 - Room 208IJ

Changing Landscape of Agriculture

Presenter- Tad Campbell and Julia Rollins

Space Systems Education Dual Credit Program

Presenter- Jennifer Carter


Congruent Session 5 - Partnerships - Room 138

Capturing University- Community Partnerships

Presenter- Connie Shumake and Katrease Hale


Escuela Rayo de Luna: The Moonlight School (download)

Presenter- Kim Nettleton, Itza Zavala Garrett, Brian Boisvert, and Stephanie Gebka


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