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Community Dialogue scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010, at the U of M Crookston; Session begins at 2 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center

By ltollefs on
Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Representatives of local agencies, organizations or interested individuals are invited to attend a Community Dialogue sponsored by the Office of Service Learning at the University of Minnesota Crookston. The dialogue will center on community needs and the types of projects that faculty may use to match their course curriculum goals to help meet those needs. The session runs from 2 - 4:30 p.m. in Bede Ballroom, Sargeant Student Center at the U of M Crookston.

Anyone with an idea that might be addressed through a course service-learning project is encouraged to attend. Service learning combines academic classroom curriculum with meaningful community service. Additionally, information on community-service opportunities and other community-university partnerships will be discussed.

For more information, contact Lisa Loegering, assistant director of service learning at 218-281-8526.

Today the University of Minnesota Crookston delivers 29 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and more than 40 concentrations, including several online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology.  With an enrollment of about 1,400 undergraduates from more than 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.  "Small Campus. Big Degree."  To learn more, visit

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