HEP Professor Attends AACU Meeting as an Invited Panelist
Project Pericles is a not-for-profit organization that encourages and facilitates commitments by colleges and universities to include social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of their educational programs.
As a Periclean Faculty Leader, Dr. Catherine van de Ruit was an invited Panelists at the recent AAC&U annual meeting. Dr. van de Ruit’s talk, titled “Seeking human connection: a case study of a remote experiential learning STEM health course taught during COVID 19” was coauthored with Katie Turek and was derived from teaching the Community Health Capstone (HEP 447).
Project Pericles works with faculty and community partners to educate students to be lifelong civic leaders. The projects enable students to apply academic content to help solve real-world concerns raised by community partners, and campuses develop meaningful collaborations.