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Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement

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Universities and colleges -- Public relations -- United States, Service learning -- United States, Civics -- Study and teaching (Higher) United States, Higher Education -- Social aspects -- United States


This conference is built on two very interesting premises; first, that university outreach can change society and second, that outreach can also change the university. What is the mechanism by which this mutual influence can occur? What does the university offer the community, and what does the community offer the university? The short answer is--the opportunity to learn in the company of others in a situation where learning has consequences.


This is publisher's final PDF. Originally published in the Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, Volume 8 (1), Fall 2002 / Winter 2003 and can be found online:

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* At the time of publication Judith A. Ramaley was affiliated with the National Science Foundation

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