Several Fort Hays State University faculty members recently received funds for service-learning course projects.
Through the University Service-Learning Committee and the Center for Civic Leadership, the teachers are able to incorporate community service into the curriculum from the classroom to the community.
The following faculty members have received funds for courses.
Scott Anstadt, assistant professor of social work, $350, Generalist Practice with Groups, Community Connections in Ellis County.
Jill Arensdorf, instructor of leadership studies, $250, leadership training with middle and high school students.
Dr. Cheryl Duffy, chair of the Department of English, $250, formal and informal writing projects for non-profit agencies in the community.
Joyce Ellis, instructor of health and human performance, $350, administering fitness assessments for local elementary school physical education teachers.
Dr. Jean Gleichsner, associate professor of agriculture, $250 per course, one on home horticulture at St. John's Assisted Living, and one on organic crop insect control, Home and Garden Show.
Dr. Kim Perez, assistant professor of history, $350, historical society research for FHSU and Hays Public Library.
Dr. Bob Stephenson, associate professor of agriculture, $350, teaching on agronic crop production at the Home and Garden Show.