Service Learning at Hostos

written by Sandy Figueroa
Business Department

Service-Learning is alive and well at Hostos.  Right now the members of the Service-Learning Committee are working with Imagining America to help create a definition of Service-Learning at Hostos and to create a mission statement with goals and objectives to meet our mission statement.  Our first planning meeting is scheduled for Friday, March 6, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 pm.  Later in the spring semester, Dr. Kevin Bott, Associate Director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, will visit Hostos to review our documents and speak directly with the members of the Service-Learning Committee.

Our liaisons with New York Campus Compact, Professor Sarah Hoiland and Professor Inmaculada Lara-Bonilla, and I met with Provost Christine Mangino and Dr. Laurie Worrell, the Executive Director of New York Campus Compact.  Dr. Worrell expressed her gratitude and excitement that Hostos Community College is a member of New York Campus Compact.

The link for New York Campus Compact is:

There is a call for papers for the National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland from September 30 to October 3, 2015.  Information is located in the link for Imagining America:

Stay tuned for more exciting news about Service-Learning at Hostos.

Thanks from Sandy Figueroa, chair of the Service-Learning Committee.

Service Learning-Official Website

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