Service learning is a university-required learning experience across all programs. Dahlkemper School of Business Learning Outcome #10 states:
Students will understand the relationship between the firm and society through active participation in service.
The Dahlkemper School of Business has enthusiastically embraced this opportunity to develop closer ties to the Erie community, especially in Erie-GAINS neighborhoods. The extent of student engagement with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in this area is an important outcome.
In academic year 2011-2012, 112 students devoted 1292 hours to complete 13 projects in 5 courses for 11 different businesses/organizations.
Ethical and Social Responsibility
Erie Non-Profit Partnership
Non-Profit Start-up Kit
Feasibility study for Multi-Cultural Center diversity training for business organizations
Feasibility study for making recycled materials available to school art programs
Erie Book Store
Insurance and Risk Management Plan (IRMP)
One Green World Café
LECOM Wellness Center
First United Methodist Church
Gannon University Patient Simulation Center
Community impact study for Gannon Patient Simulation Center
Sport Facility and Event Management
Erie Lion's Club
Developed new revenue plans and a list of potential advertisers for Save an Eye Charity.
Erie Maritime Museum
Marketing plan to increase number of visitors to Museum and the Brig Niagra
Martin Luther King Center
Marketing plan to increase attendance in after-school teen mentoring program
Marketing plan to increase number of business participants in city recycling program
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