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2010-03-25: Dr. Glenn Bowen – WCU Center for Service Learning

March 30th, 2010 by Scott Baker

2010-03-25

The program was Dr. Glenn Bowen (bottom photo, left) from the Western Carolina University Center for Service Learning. Dr. Glen Bowen spoke to the Sylva Rotary Club about WCU’s Service Learning program on March 25th.  80% of Western’s students participate in Service Learning, which combines hands-on academic learning with service to the community, providing over 39,000 hours of service each year.  In recognition of its excellence in Service Learning, Western was named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.  Pictured (bottom from left) is Bowen with Sylva Rotary Club President, Tom Schutte. In top photo new member (center) Jim Hartbarger was inducted into the club.  Jim;s sponsor is Charlie McConnell.

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