Name of Engagement

Campus and Community Inclusion partnered with faculty

Contact Information

Dr. Ed Brantmeier

Contact Details

brantmej@jmu.edu

Description

Partnered with faculty to host classes, have students mentor or shadow or conduct research within the local community. A few examples are: Dr. Ed Brantmeier has hosted a number of undergraduate classes at the Simms Center: research, exploration and working with the Boys and Girls Club; Dr. Molly Godfrey and Sean McCarthy on the Celebrating Simms: Story of the Lucy F. Simms School (JMU Students researched and learned of the history to the Simms school. They worked with local historians and photographers and interviewed residents to create a living legacy that will be housed in the Simms building).

Involvement

Involves Students, Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

Hburg/Local/VA

Date

Academic Year AY '15-'16

Frequency

Ongoing (Currently in existence, year round)

Areas of Engagement

Community Engagement

Format

Department

On/Off campus

Off campus

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