As of February 2008 almost 90 pages of data have been organized to be coded and

As of february 2008 almost 90 pages of data have been

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As of February, 2008, almost 90 pages of data have been organized to be coded and analyzed. Once the data is analyzed, the findings of the project will be distributed to administration, faculty and appropriate student development staff. Center for Teaching ExcellencePage 172007 Grant VignettesNazareth College
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Marie Watkins, David Anderson, Doot Bokleman, Shannon Elliot, Deborah Dooley, Tim Kneeland, Marie Watkins, and Tim Weider Project Title: Connecting Rochester’s past and present: The North Star Underground Railroad Service-Learning Project An interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff and students engaged in the development and implementation of a service-learning project that has led to a sustained relationship with the Freedom Trail Commission. The funding of phase one of the Underground Railroad North Star Service-Learning Project has facilitated the community partnership between history, art history, art education faculty and students, and Dr. David Anderson, a local historian and chairman of the Freedom Trail Commission, along with a faculty member and students from Monroe Community College. The goal to produce and erect a portable public display on the Underground Railroad in Rochester New York was successfully accomplished. The North Star UGRR interactive display traces the history of the Underground Railroad and, specifically, Rochester's role in the UGRR. 4 faculty and 30 students compiled data from newspapers, history journals, and local historical archives. The historical documentation was synthesized into a story board that evolved into the completion of 10 portable panels in full-color that trace the path of the UGRR from Georgia through Rochester to Canada. Recently, the portable panels were presented at the International Underground Railroad Conference on September 28, 2007, and to the Nazareth College community at the November, 2007 on campus unveiling presentation. Phase One of the Underground Railroad Project: Students in Dr. Tim Kneeland’s African-American Experience course (Spring, 2007) retrieved documents that explained Rochester’s role in the Underground Railroad. As a result of Dr. Kneeland’s service-learning project, a variety of reviewed historical documents were compiled into a synthetic history of Rochester’s role the Underground Railroad. This foundational work led the Underground Railroad Project to Phase Two.Phase Two of the Underground Railroad Project: During Summer I and Summer II sessions, Drs. Kneeland and Bokelman, along with adjunct faculty member Mr. Tim Weider, took the North Star project to its next step towards completion of the public history panels. Dr. Kneeland’s students continued the retrieval of archival documents, Dr. Bokleman provided artistic design direction for a museum quality production and Instructor Weider’s MCC students assisted with graphics and photography. Monica WeisThe purpose of my project, Examining Thomas Merton’s Working and Reading Notebooks for 1949-50, was to examine closely the twelve-month period of Merton’s life (mid 1949-mid 1950) to discover what world and personal actions were having an impact on his spirituality. I expected clues to be embedded in letters, reading notebooks, journals, list of visitors, as well as world events. In my book and in a recent plenary address in England Center for Teaching ExcellencePage 182007 Grant VignettesNazareth College
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