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Service Learning, Solitary Bees and the Secret Garden opens CHESS Speaker Series

Published: 09/15/2022

Dr. Leighann Forbes in the School of Education, hosting the first event in the CHESS Speaker Series, Service Learning, Solitary Bees and the Secret Garden in Gannon’s Goodwill Garden.

Dr. Leighann Forbes in the School of Education, hosting the first event in the CHESS Speaker Series, Service Learning, Solitary Bees and the Secret Garden in Gannon’s Goodwill Garden.

Dr. Leighann Forbes in the School of Education and Daniel Salamone, Director of the Office of Academic Community Engagement hosted the first event in the CHESS Speaker Series, Service Learning, Solitary Bees and the Secret Garden in Gannon’s Goodwill Garden.

Participants learned how solitary bees support a healthy, educated community in Our West Bayfront. 

Salamone and Dr. Forbes explored the benefits and challenges of service-learning as a strategy for increasing engagement, and shared information about the community garden, its projects, and opportunities for future engagement with academics, clubs and organizations.

Upcoming events in the series

> Sept. 27 | 12:30 p.m. | AML Talks: Cryptocurrency Laundering Risk and Partnership

> Oct. 3 | 8 p.m. | Schuster Theatre, Core Ensemble (Los Valientes)

> Oct. 18 | 7 p.m. | Gannon READS

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