community development

Alternative Reading Week

Alternative Reading Week

The holidays are over and you are back in school. What are you looking forward to now? Reading Week!! Well there is a great opportunity that is being offered on campus, Alternative Reading Week. If you want to get involved…

Energy Exchange Experience

Energy Exchange Experience

The Energy Exchange Experience, coordinated through UTM’s Department of Student Housing and Residence Life, is a three-day Alternative Reading Week program which ran for the second time during the 2013-2014 academic year. As the current Community Partner Assistant, my role…

Graduate Student Perspectives on Service-Learning

Graduate Student Perspectives on Service-Learning

Service-Learning is a community based learning experience in which students are active participants in creating knowledge through supporting projects that address community-identified needs. A key difference between volunteerism and service learning is in the intentional capacity for mutual benefit and…