Welcome, students, community partners, instructors, professors, and all interested in the annual New College Community Engaged Learning Student Symposium!
This exciting day features student panel presentations focused what they have learned in their community engaged placements throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Here is a chance to learn first-hand from students about the possibilities of community engaged learning. We begin the day with keynote speaker Nadine Sookermany from George Brown College and Springtide Resources and conclude with Jenna Brooke Sunkenberg from St. Michael’s College leading a collective poetry activity. Please join this day of dialogue!
- KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Shifting Lenses, Shifting Power: What We Bring to Community Engaged Learning
Nadine Sookermany (George Brown College, Springtide Resources) – Ending gender-based violence.
- LUNCH-TIME POSTER SESSION
Students present on their community engaged learning experiences.
- PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Students from NEW495, New College Programs, Human Biology, and other U of T academic units reflect on their learning with community partner organisations and campus-based initiatives.
- COLLECTIVE POETRY ACTIVITY
Jenna Brooke Sunkenberg, St. Michael’s College.
Sponsored by: New College Principal’s Innovation Fund, New College Community Engaged Learning Program, Human Biology, Centre for Community Partnerships, Equity Studies.
10:30 a.m. – Registration, refreshments, welcome
11:00 a.m. – Keynote
Date: April 11th, 2016
Start Time: 10:30am
End Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Free - but registration is required. See above.
Location: Wilson Hall Lounge, 40 Willcocks Street
Contact: Sheila Stewart