conversation exchanges

Conversation Exchanges are engaged, thought provoking, panel discussions geared toward sharing ideas revolving around innovative community development education.


Conversation Exchange 1: Community Engagement & Higher Education

Anthony Cook  - Georgetown Law Center.   Claudia Bernasconi, Ceara O’Leary, Lara Wasner, and Virginia Stanard  - University of Detroit Mercy.

Anthony Cook - Georgetown Law Center.

Claudia Bernasconi, Ceara O’Leary, Lara Wasner, and Virginia Stanard - University of Detroit Mercy.


Conversation Exchange 2: Curriculum Development & Student Skills

Steven Kostell, Jane Kolodinsky, Kelly Hamshaw - University of Vermont  Lynn Mandarano - Temple University  Dan Kahl - University of Kentucky

Steven Kostell, Jane Kolodinsky, Kelly Hamshaw - University of Vermont

Lynn Mandarano - Temple University

Dan Kahl - University of Kentucky


Conversation Exchange 3: Power & Social Justice in CD Education

Margaret Stout - West Virginia University  Jeannine Love - Roosevelt University  Brandi Blessett - University of Cincinnati  Celina Tchida - Arizona State University

Margaret Stout - West Virginia University

Jeannine Love - Roosevelt University

Brandi Blessett - University of Cincinnati

Celina Tchida - Arizona State University


Conversation Exchange 4: International Applications in CD Education

Thomas DeSisto, Kelly Hamshaw & Jane Kolodinsky - University of Vermont  Lara Wasner, Charles Cross, Priscilla Darby & Renady Hightower - University of Detroit Mercy

Thomas DeSisto, Kelly Hamshaw & Jane Kolodinsky - University of Vermont

Lara Wasner, Charles Cross, Priscilla Darby & Renady Hightower - University of Detroit Mercy


Libby Blume, Carla Groh, Cheryl Munday & Erik Howard - University of Detroit Mercy  Huston Gibson - Kansas State University  Gary Goreham - North Dakota State University  Mary Emery - South Dakota State University  Craig Talmage, Robin Lewis, Katie Flowers & Lisa Cleckner - Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Libby Blume, Carla Groh, Cheryl Munday & Erik Howard - University of Detroit Mercy

Huston Gibson - Kansas State University

Gary Goreham - North Dakota State University

Mary Emery - South Dakota State University

Craig Talmage, Robin Lewis, Katie Flowers & Lisa Cleckner - Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Conversation Exchange 5: CD Education through Multiple Lenses


lightning Talks

Lightning Talks highlights innovation in community development education in the format of short presentations. Each presentation is allowed 20 slides/5 minutes to accommodate numerous, thought-provoking ideas.

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