Presentation Title

Creating a Campus-wide Culture of Community Engagement: Change Day

Location

BUL207

Start Date

8-16-2018 10:00 AM

End Date

8-16-2018 12:20 PM

Description

This session will present a review of the first annual Andrews University Change Day highlighting best practices and lessons learned. Discussion of plans and strategies for implementation of the second annual Change Day will take place in the second part of the session. A specific overarching goal is to inspire and encourage all faculty, staff and students of Andrews University to be actively involved in all aspects of Change Day.

Biography

Desmond Hartwell Murray is associate professor of chemistry at Andrews University, chemistry instructor for Berrien County Math Science Center, founder of Building Excellence in Science and Technology (BEST Early; bestearly.com), lead editor and author of the book "The Power and Promise of Early Research," and co-chair of the Andrews University Community Engagement Council. Murray has mentored over 1,000 students in early research experiences he describes as "incubators of innovators." He has also incorporated community engagement into teaching and research via public science initiatives. His work was recognized in 2012 by the Michigan Science Teachers Association College Science Teacher of the Year award.

Teela Ruehle currently works as the assistant director of Service & Missions for Andrews University. She has previously served as an associate dean in Lamson Hall and University Towers. She is passionate about service and the changes that it brings not just to local communities but to the hearts, minds and spirituality of those who are willing to engage in service.

June Price holds a master's in counseling with an emphasis in marriage and family therapy from Southern Adventist University. She practiced as a clinician providing individual, marital and family therapy prior to entering the Student Life field as the dean of women at Bass Memorial Academy and later as associate dean of women at Andrews University. She has been involved in education for many years, teaching religion at the secondary level and psychology at the collegiate. She is happily married and has three children, one son and two daughters.

June has had the privilege of being involved in ministry throughout her adult life, preaching and proclaiming the truth of the Gospel of Christ and the abundant life He offers. She now serves as the University chaplain at Andrews University. Her passion is the pursuit of God and His transforming power in our lives through changing the way we think (Romans 12:2).

Carlisle Sutton completed a Master of Science in community and international development and a Master of Divinity at Andrews University. He was born and raised in the Caribbean. He is motivated by his growing understanding of the love of Christ. Sutton aims to utilize his experience and knowledge to engage in meaningful, continuous and relevant initiatives that demonstrate the disinterested love of Jesus to all and help each individual achieve their highest potential.

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Aug 16th, 10:00 AM Aug 16th, 12:20 PM

Creating a Campus-wide Culture of Community Engagement: Change Day

BUL207

This session will present a review of the first annual Andrews University Change Day highlighting best practices and lessons learned. Discussion of plans and strategies for implementation of the second annual Change Day will take place in the second part of the session. A specific overarching goal is to inspire and encourage all faculty, staff and students of Andrews University to be actively involved in all aspects of Change Day.