Community organizer Randy Stoecker leads panel discussion at Denison
Date of Event: February 9, 2009
Posted: January 22, 2009 / Last Updated: January 26, 2009
Randy Stoecker, professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the moderator/editor of the On-Line Conference on Community Organizing and Development, will hold a panel discussion titled “Community Engagement” at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 9, in the Burton D. Morgan Welsh Hills room (150 Ridge Road). This event, sponsored by the McGregor Connections Initiative, the Alford Center for Service-Learning and the Department of Sociology/Anthropology, is free and open to the public.
Stoecker’s areas of expertise include community organizing and development, participatory research/evaluation, and community information technology.
The McGregor Connections Initiative is made possible by the generosity of the McGregor Fund's Program for Private Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities grant, which is intended as a springboard to assist universities in developing programs that foster interdisciplinary connections and strengthen student engagement within the academic community.
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CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Panel discussion with Randy Stoecker, professor of sociology at the University of Toledo, at 4:30 p.m. on Mon., Feb. 9, in the Welsh Hills room of Burton D. Morgan (150 Ridge Road). Sponsored by the McGregor Connections Initiative, the Alford Center for Service-Learning and the Department of Sociology/Anthropology. Free and open to the public. Contact: 740-587-6206.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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