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In the Fall 2014 Semester, the Service Learning Program offers 12 courses in 10 different majors. They are as follows:

 

COM 3335 SL: Strategic Message Development in Health Comm

Dr. Kim
The class creates marketing materials for a local non-profit geared at reducing domestic violence.

 

COM 3385 SL: Research Methods

Dr. McDermott
The class does research on behalf of local non-profits. In the past they have worked with the High Point Arts Council.

 

ECO 2050 SL: Microeconomics

Dr. Hall
The class partners with the Campus Civitan Group and Open Door Ministries. The students volunteer as they learn about the economic advantages of a robust civic sector in the economy.

 

ENG 1103 SL: College Writing and Public Life

Prof. Summers
The class works with Learning Together at the Macedonia Family Resource Center, doing homework help with kids while their parents take ESOL courses.

 

ENG 1103 SL: College Writing and Public Life

Dr. Cadeau
The class works with the HPU Community Writing Center, tutoring elementary age children, in partnership with Christ United Methodist Church.

 

HED 1200 SL: Nutrition/Healthy Living

Prof. Tarara
The class works with the Chavis YMCA pre-school childcare program, teaching them about healthy eating habits as part of the peaNUTS program begun at NC State.

 

HST 3901 SL: History Detectives

Dr. Ringel
The class collects oral histories from some of the last graduates of William Penn High School, which closed in the late 1960s. The oral histories are being added to an online archive and will be showcased in partnership with the High Point Museum.

 

INT 3280 SL: Contract I (2 sections)

Prof. Nowicki
The class does interior design work for local non-profits, like the YWCA, the HPU Community Writing Center, and this semester they are working with West End Ministries, helping them create a more usable space for their ministries.

 

PHL 2016 SL: Family Ethics

Dr. Lee
The class partners with the Boys and Girls Club of the Salvation Army, offering games and tutoring every afternoon with local children.

 

PSC 3332 SL: Campaigns and Elections

Dr. Kifer
The class requires that students choose a local campaign or advocacy group and work for that organization throughout the mid-term elections.

 

SOC 2030 SL: Sociology and the Family

Dr. Namaste

 

WGS 2016 SL: Family Ethics

Dr. Lee
The class partners with the Boys and Girls Club of the Salvation Army, offering games and tutoring every afternoon with local children.

 

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