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Strengthening the University of Minnesota as an Engaged University: Community Perspectives

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The Office for Public Engagement presents:
Strengthening the University of Minnesota as an Engaged University: Community Perspectives Symposium

A panel discussion will ask University of Minnesota community partners to reflect on their experiences partnering with the University. Panelists will celebrate successes and also reflect on ways the University can build stronger, sustainable partnerships. The event is free and open to the public. Breakfast refreshments will be served.The symposium will be held April 24, 2012 from 9:00 am 12:00 pm in the Johnson Great Room at the McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota.

Moderator: Heidi Barajas, Executive Director of the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center (UROC) and Associate Dean for Engagement and Faculty Development in the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD).

Panelists:
Amy Libman, Minnesota Internship Center Charter High School
Elder Atum Azzahir, The Cultural Wellness Center
Hedy Lemar Walls, University YMCA
Susan Gust, Community Activist and Small Business Owner

All are welcome! Registration is required.