In Spring 2009 Lewis and Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling formed the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) as a model for sustainable community engagement and collaboration with traditional marginalized communities.
Professor of Counseling Psychology Tod Sloan calls this “engaged scholarship” and the college is actively developing various projects that that focus on this concept. In the video below Professor Sloan discusses the various ways in which he practices engaged scholarship, including a trip to Nicaragua with the organization Green Empowerment, to assess its impact on community well being. The video includes footage taken by current graduate student Kelly Hubert, one of several students who accompanied Sloan in Nicaragua.
To read the full article and learn about other Center for Community Engagement projects please click on the following link: http://www.lclark.edu/news/story/?id=1420