Too Many Walls? The Obligation for University Public Service Programs to Create Discord, Redefine Access, and Facilitate Unsafe Space Remarks Prepared for the American Society for Public Administration Super Session Panel, “The Role of Public Service in American Universities in the Future,” 21 March 2016 Thomas A. Bryer, PhD We have too many walls inContinue reading “Too Many Walls?”
Category Archives: Conferences
Are We STUCk? Standing Together: Universities and Communities
Today I had the great please of delivering a keynote talk at the 7th Annual Public Administration Research Conference at UCF. My title was Are We STUCk? Download my remarks; I am happy for your feedback and ideas!
Are We STUCk?
Next week I will be giving remarks at the 7th Annual Public Administration conference at UCF with the theme of healthy communities. My topic is the subject of this post. Check in next week to learn what it means.
Presentation on Joined Up Service Learning
Today I am at the 23rd International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. I will be receiving an award over lunch for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning, and Technology. After lunch, I will be giving a presentation on a unique model of collaborative service learning I have been developing for the past couple of years.Continue reading “Presentation on Joined Up Service Learning”
Top 5 Coolest Moments in my Tenure Track Career (as a I begin the tenure and promotion process)
In 2012, I will be submitting my Tenure and Promotion portfolio. Though I won’t receive final word on my tenure and promotion until May 2013, I will begin moving through the process in February/March 2012. The process begins with the identification of external reviewers, or tenured scholars in my discipline, who will read the fileContinue reading “Top 5 Coolest Moments in my Tenure Track Career (as a I begin the tenure and promotion process)”
Teaching with Social Media to Empower Students and Give Courage to Faculty: A Civic Engagement Class Example
Next week, I travel to Toronto, Canada to present on a panel entitled “Utilizing technology to enhance and improve the learning experience.” The panel is being convened by the Teaching Section of the Association of Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action. This presentation will be similar to those I have delivered in previous workshopsContinue reading “Teaching with Social Media to Empower Students and Give Courage to Faculty: A Civic Engagement Class Example”
A Politics of Hope within Public Administration
“Hope” is a powerful word. Bill Clinton ran for the presidency as the man from Hope (Arkansas); Barack Obama won the presidency largely on a theme of hope and change. As our partisan politics and legislative politics demonstrate so vividly, hope, to the extent is exists, is often fleeting. The shift from campaigning to governing,Continue reading “A Politics of Hope within Public Administration”