Author and activist Paul Loeb at Widener University

Posted by on July 28, 2008

Are you concerned about your students’ detachment from broader community involvement? Would you like to see them more civically engaged? Would you like them in particular to get involved in the upcoming election, whatever their political beliefs.

We thought you would be interested in a faculty workshop on Teaching for Engagement, at Widener University on Monday, September 15th from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  Paul Loeb, author of the award-winning books on civic engagement, Soul of a Citizen. The Impossible Will Take a Little While, and Generation at the Crossroads, will draw on these books and his work with Campus Compact’s 2008 Campus Vote Initiative to explore how we can help our students learn to take responsibility for our common future, and make their voices heard and actions count, both between now and November, and beyond. The event will be held in the University Center, Webb Room, located on 14th & Chestnut St on the Chester campus.

Admission is free and open to faculty in higher education. Please RSVP to Ellen Madison at:  or at: (610) 499-4549 if you are interested in attending the workshop. Light refreshments will be provided.

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