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Daus and Riechert Present at Gulf-South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement

Two CAS faculty members were among presenters at the March 3-5 Gulf-South Summit on Service Learning and Civic Engagement held on the campus of the University of Georgia. Kim Daus, chemistry, and Bonnie Riechert, public relations, each gave competitive poster presentations. Daus was a co-presenter with John Gonas, finance, of “Breaking Out of Silos: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Developing and Coordinating an Integrated Service-Learning Project.” Riechert’s presentation was “Learning by Doing: Bringing Service-Learning into Public Relations Campaigns Classes.” Also attending from Belmont were Marcia McDonald, Jimmy Davis, Tim Stewart, Bernard Turner, Joyce Searcy, and students Josh Maisner and Tim Harms. Stewart and Turner were presenters in concurrent sessions. The theme for the conference was “People, Place, & Partners: Building and Sustaining Engagement in Critical Times.”

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