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Lunch Talks

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:10 - 1:20 PM

  • Informal Networking with Colleagues

    SUB, Ballroom

  • Professional Boundary Spanners: The Roles of Staff Practitioners in Community-University Partnerships

    • Meredith Tetloff Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Montevallo
    • Joseph Gauntner PhD Candidate, Cleveland State University

    McKenzie-Merket 1

    Despite the potential and increasing popularity of community-university collaboration,research indicates it fails as often as it succeeds. Panelists will discuss this complexity and the role conflict experienced by non-tenure track, university staff boundary spanners who initiate and manage community partnerships. Session attendees will be encouraged to discuss their experiences and emerging best practices regarding partnership formation and facilitation, boundary spanning roles and identities, and community organizing as an engagement strategy. Moderator: Katherine Loving, University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Magrath Finalists’ Community Partners’ Voices

    • Blanca Lomeli Project Concern International
    • Pam Kraft Canton City Schools
    • Deirdre Bingamen Donnelly Cascade School District
    • Paul Maina Kinguru Center for Children & Youth Empowerment, Kenya

    McKenzie-Merket 2

    The community partners recognized in the Engagement Scholarship/W. K. Kellogg Foundation Awards will offer some insight into their projects and their experience from the community point of view. Community representatives from projects submitted for review from University of Texas-El Paso, Pennsylvania State University, The Ohio State University, and University of Idaho will be featured. Moderator: Priscilla Salant, University of Idaho