Fall 2019 Nashman Center Symposium on Community Engaged Scholarship

Monday, December 9th, 2019 from 12:00pm to 3:30pm (ET)
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Students, faculty, and community partners who have worked together through GW's many community
engaged scholarship courses gather each semester at the
Nashman Center Symposium on Community
Engaged Scholarship
to share and reflect on their experiences, disseminate findings, and learn about
other campus/community initiatives
Join us for the fall symposium as we learn from and celebrate the Community Engaged Scholarship of students and faculty at GW. Scholarship across all schools at GW is represented and we encourage those new to the field of Community Engaged Scholarship to submit presentations or to attend and learn more.

Fall 2019 Symposium Schedule 

 Information for Symposium presenters

Monday, December 9th, 2019, 12:00-3:30pm 

Marvin Center, 3rd floor


11:30-12:00 pm Presenter Check-in (Grand Ballroom, 3rd Floor) 

12:00 pm Lunch Speaker and Discussion

Guest speaker: Alexander Justice Moore, Chief Development Officer, DC Central Kitchen, and author of, The Food Fighters: DC Central Kitchen’s First Twenty-Five Years on the Front Lines of Hunger and Poverty(2014).

Lunch catered by DC Central Kitchen.

1:30-2:30pm Concurrent Reflection Sessions


Service and Social Justice: How do we Make the Connection?

Marvin Center Room 311

Facilitator: Mr. Timothy Kane, Associate Director of Inclusion Initiatives, Multicultural Student Services Center

GW Partnerships with DC Public Schools

Marvin Center Room 301

Facilitator: Dr. Jonathon Grooms, Assistant Professor, GSEHD and Co-director of GWTeach

The Sustainability Forum: Why do you Care and Why does it Matter? 

Marvin Center Room 307

Facilitator: Dr. Tara Scully, Assistant Professor of Biology, and Director of the Sustainability Minor

Special Guest: Alexander Justice Moore, DC Central Kitchen

Creatively Capturing the Complexities of Communities: Video Screening and Discussion 

Marvin Center Room 302

Facilitator, Dr. Imani M. Cheers, Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs

Featuring student work from SMPA 4180: Online Journalism Workshop


2:40-3:30pm Showcase Presentations

Students from a variety of disciplines will present on their community engaged scholarship through courses, research, and fellowships.

Showcase Presentations

-       The 2019/2020 Knapp Fellow, Zaniya Lewis

-       The 2019/2020 Knapp Fellow, Yesenia Yepez 

-       Eco-Equity Challenge grant recipient, Jonathan Kvilhaug

-       HSCI 2110: Disease Prevention/Health Promotion, Instructor: Maranda Ward

-       HSSJ 1100: Introduction to Human Services and Social Justice, Instructor: Emily Morrison

-       HSSJ 1177: Organizing Social Justice and Human Services, Instructor: Gretchen Van Der Veer

-       HSSJ 3110W: Program Planning and Evaluation, Instructor Michelle Kelso

-       HSSJ 3152: Fact/Field/Fiction, Instructor Emily Morrison

-       TRDA 3131W: Theatre for Social Change, Instructor: Jodi Kanter


Opens Jul 31, 2019 12:18am
Registration Closes
Dec 8, 2019 11:59pm or when space runs out.