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A Good Partnership: PASSAGES and Clarion University

– Marlene Austin PASSAGES, Inc. has a long, rich history with Clarion University. Founded in 1980 as the Rape Crisis Center, it was the idea of two roommates: Mary Ann (Roseman) Kernich and Teri (Drayer) Rhodes. At that time, Mary … Continue reading

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Book-writing project

— Jeanne M. Slattery While she was here, Marité Haynes had our students doing service projects in Haiti, South Africa, and Clarion. Her retirement would leave a huge hole in our department, so she strongly urged me to find an … Continue reading

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Poetry Matters

— Hannah Gloeckl What started as an idea to produce a small service-learning project turned into a three-week literacy campaign, now called Poetry Matters. When Dr. Downes and I first brainstormed on the subject of my Honors project during the … Continue reading

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Melissa’s (Long) Postscript: Feeling Proud

— Melissa K. Downes I’ve known Hannah Gloeckl for several years and have always been impressed by how thoughtful, smart, and dedicated she is, but getting to see her tackle this project makes me even more proud. Hannah designed the … Continue reading

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Service-Learning and Sexual Assault Prevention

— Kathleen McIntyre I have long wanted to integrate service-learning into my classroom. My commitment to social justice was shaped by my experience as an undergraduate student at Vassar College. My history and Spanish professors had strong connections to the … Continue reading

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes, 2015

— Nicole Bailey and Shelbi-lynn Moonley We coordinated Clarion University’s second annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event as part of our internships at PASSAGES, under the supervision of Marlene Austin and Gina Lutz. Walk A Mile asks men … Continue reading

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Looking Back and Moving Forward: 537 Clarion

— Leah Chambers and Rich Lane This spring marks the fourth semester since the opening of the 537 Clarion: Community Learning Workshop, which provides drop-in homework help, tutoring, and educational programs to residents of Clarion and surrounding communities. And as … Continue reading

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