GEN 2840: Honors Service Learning

  • Required for students in the Honors Program
  • Required activities:
    • Initial meeting with Professor Rosner
    • Completion of two approved volunteer activities
      • Please note that volunteer activities should provide a clear benefit to individuals, a community, or an environment in need.
      • Please note that work undertaken for a student club, team, or other Stockton organization can only count towards a volunteer activity if it is clearly linked to community service.
      • Please note that students may not count paid work towards their volunteer activities.
    • Two Reflection sessions, Office of Service Learning
      • Students may choose to attend the Honors Reflection Session on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 4:30, F207
      • Students may also count Reflection Sessions held as part of Days of Service or specially-designated Honors Service Projects
    • One Dialogue session, Office of Service Learning Students may choose to attend one of the following events as their required dialogue session:
      • Dr. Michelle Barrett, presentation in GSS 2638, The Global Community, Monday, April 7, 2014, 3:30, F121
      • Dr. Michelle Barrett, presentation in the Honors Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 4:30, F207
      • US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (retired), Sports Center, Monday, March 24, 6 pm. Advance tickets will be required: click here for more information
      • American Democracy Project presentations: click here for more information
      • Students may propose that an academic lecture or symposium count towards their Dialogue requirement. Students must get my permission in advance of the event. They should be able to show the connection between the event and larger issues of social justice.
  • Reporting:
      • Required Activities Form for All Students
      • 2-page mid-semester report due in B114 on Friday, March 8, 2014, 2 pm (only hard copies, please: no email assignments will be accepted)
      • 2-page final write-up due in B114 on Friday, May 2, 2014, 2 pm (only hard copies, please: no email assignments will be accepted)
  • PLEASE NOTE: Students must turn in two entirely distinct papers for their midterm and final reports. Students who have already completed most or all of their requirements by the midterm report MUST choose one of the following alternate formats for the final report:
    • A service learning resume and statement of purpose, suitable for including in a job application
    • A brochure for a community service project relevant to the student's interests
    • An annotated list of resources relevant to the students' service learning interests
    • Please contact me if you wish to propose a new format for your report.
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Questions? Please email me at RosnerL@stockton.edu.