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English Faculty Present at Service Learning Conference

Dr. Jason Lovvorn (English) and Dr. Charmion Gustke (English) delivered a panel presentation entitled “Transforming Voices through Service Learning: Personal Narrative, Community Partnership, and Student Citizenship” at the Gulf-South Summit on Service-Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education, held March 21-23 in Hattiesburg, Miss. Lovvorn and Gustke discussed ways in which they and fellow faculty member Dr. Linda Holt (English) incorporate service learning and writing into their classes. Their community outreach involves partnerships with Nashville Adult Literacy Council (Lovvorn), Dismas House Nashville (Gustke) and Carter-Lawrence Elementary School (Holt).