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Haddock, Shelly; Weiler, Lindsey; Krafchick, Jennifer; Zimmerman, Toni S.; McLure, Merinda; Rudisill, Sarah – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2013
College student mentors are increasingly mentoring at-risk youth, yet little is known about the benefits that college students derive from their experience mentoring within the context of a service-learning course. This qualitative study used focus groups to examine college students' experiences as participants in a unique program, Campus Corps:…
Descriptors: Mentors, Service Learning, College Students, Focus Groups
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Fretz, Eric; Cutforth, Nick; Nicotera, Nicole; Thompson, Sheila Summers – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2009
In 2001, the University of Denver included language in its vision statement that committed the institution to becoming "a great private university dedicated to the public good." This essay (1) explains how the development of an institutional visioning statement led to the implementation of a series of campus dialogues and action steps…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Private Colleges, Theory Practice Relationship, Democratic Values