Fairfield Center’s Student-Citizen Summit: Tuesday Sept. 21

DebSF -- August 31st, 2010

Fairfield Center’s Harrisonburg Summits series continues with a evening focusing on creating connections between local college students and the community at the Harrisonburg Student-Citizen Summit. The free event is scheduled from 3:30- 9:00 pm on Tuesday, September 21st, and will convene at Memorial Hall (Entrance B), the former Harrisonburg High school at James Madison University.

More information and links to registration can be found here.

The Summit has a number of stated objectives:

  • To create stronger connections between residents, students, faculty, and school administrators in Harrisonburg.
  • To meet and discuss issues related to working, living, learning, and serving in the same community.
  • To connect attendees with local resources and networks that help them meet their goals
  • To share best practices related to university- community relationships- what are other communities doing that is successful?
  • To provide professional development opportunities for attendees
  • To invigorate existing programs meant to strengthen these relationships, or begin new efforts

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