Tag Archives: meaning making

Reflections on Retirement

– Janina M. Jolley 12/15/2018 This morning, I stood in front of my class to deliver the last lecture of my career. After 38 years of teaching, this was the long-anticipated moment when I would walk through the door to … Continue reading

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Service Learning: Why Do It?

— Marité Rodriguez Haynes In the last few years, I have incorporated service learning (SL) into my classes; these projects are always students’ favorite part of the class. Why not let them have some fun while they put to work … Continue reading

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Beyond Survival: Responding Creatively to Hard Times

– Elisabeth Sauvage-Callaghan Last year, the Workforce Plan did considerable damage to our beloved university and disrupted the lives of many – some of whom ended up leaving Clarion. This fall, Clarion University is still facing very difficult times. Yes, many … Continue reading

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What We Love About Our Jobs

– Melissa Downes, Mel Michel, Elisabeth Sauvage-Callaghan, and Jeanne Slattery Partners recently offered its annual retreat, which the four of us organized. One of our exercises was a discussion of what we love about our jobs, which we share here. … Continue reading

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Finding meaning

― Jeanne M. Slattery I am trying to post here once per week but, in addition to classes, I also have meetings, advising, letters to write, fires to put out, and lots and lots of grading. Last week I had … Continue reading

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