The members of Western New York Service Learning Coalition are pleased to announce that Amy Cohen, Ph.D., the Executive Director of the George Washington University Center for Civic Engagement and Public Policy will be the keynote speaker at the WNYSLC Conference: Stories of Civic Engagement: Perspectives from Faculty, Community Partners, and Students held at here at Hilbert College on Friday, March 4th.
Dr. Cohen brings a wealth of experience in service-learning and civic engagement to share with us next month. She served for nearly a decade as the director of the federal service-learning program, Learn and Serve America at the Corporation for National and Community Service, which is also the parent agency for AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. Prior to coming to GW she served as Associate Vice President for US Programs at Save the Children. Her career in academic service and civic engagement began at the University of Pennsylvania, where she worked at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, an international leader in university- community partnerships.
Registration for the conference is available online at http://www.wnyslconference.org/ through March 1st. Financial assistance with the registration fees is available through the Office of Service Learning. Please contact Katie Martoche or Rachel Wozniak if you are interested.