CVIN 100 Provides Real World Experience

Posted by Leah Wilson
CVIN 100 is an introduction class to Civic Innovation. This is a class whose goal is to bring people closer through people-to-people interactions in a safe environment.

During the Fall 2021 semester, the class has taken on a project working with Appalachian Community Connectors out of Marion, VA. The Appalachian Community Connectors are working on a program to help people in the community develop better dialogue and conversation between each other. The CVIN 100 class assisted the program by creating an assessment that participants will take before and after each session. The survey-like assessment, evaluates qualitative data to see if people feel safe enough to open up and question freely in the environment created in community engagement. The opportunity to create the assessment and see their work put to use benefits the students with “ hands on work in the practice of citizenship” according to Scott Sikes, professor of CVIN 100. The students gain real world experience, create goals of citizenship and see the topics they discuss in the classroom come to fruition. Their assessment helps train community members to facilitate interaction within the community as well as on campus.

For more information about Appalachian Community Connectors contact Scott Sikes at ssikes@ehc.edu.

 

By: Paige Halcrow

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  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2051-new-name-same-mission-the-stingers-supply-shelf-is"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.jpg" alt="Dr. Shelley Koch, Dave Brinegar with dining services, student Sarah Dutton and Leah Wilson, Coord..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/348,0,1716,1367/10509_Stingers_Supply_Shelf-2.rev.1637182482.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1368" data-max-h="1367" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2051-new-name-same-mission-the-stingers-supply-shelf-is">New Name, Same Mission: The Stinger’s Supply Shelf is Here to Help</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">What some may know as the Kitchen Closet, will now be known as the Stinger’s Supply Shelf. A student-led remodel, a ribbon cutting ceremony took place on November 17. As part of her CVIN Major Senior Project, Emory & Henry student, Sarah Dutton, has taken on the amazing work of bettering her fellow E&H students’ wellbeing.</span> <a href="/live/news/2051-new-name-same-mission-the-stingers-supply-shelf-is" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2030-eamph-a-better-place-thanks-to-dr-tal-stanley"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.jpg 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.jpg" alt="Dr. Tal Stanley honored for 24 years of service at first Bonner meeting of 2021." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.jpg 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1170,856/10293_Tal_Honored_1.rev.1632314994.jpg 3x" data-max-w="1170" data-max-h="856" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2030-eamph-a-better-place-thanks-to-dr-tal-stanley">E&H a Better Place, Thanks to Dr. Tal Stanley</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Bonner Scholars Program at Emory & Henry College honored Dr. Tal Stanley for his twenty-four years of service as director of the program on August 23rd, 2021. </span> <a href="/live/news/2030-eamph-a-better-place-thanks-to-dr-tal-stanley" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG" alt="During the first session of C.H.A.T.S., participants were engaging with one another through a var..." width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,3200,2133/10998_DSC_0333_1.rev.1647970312.JPG 3x" data-max-w="3200" data-max-h="2133" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success">First C.H.A.T.S. Event- A Huge Success!</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Want to be more involved on campus? Want to feel more connected to your community? </span> <a href="/live/news/2266-first-chats-event-a-huge-success" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2054-eamphs-tal-stanley-featured-in-pbs-documentary"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/53,2,698,647/10418_new_river.rev.1635172872.webp 1x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/53,2,698,647/10418_new_river.rev.1635172872.jpg 1x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/53,2,698,647/10418_new_river.rev.1635172872.jpg" alt="E&H?s Tal Stanley is featured in Blue Ridge PBS? documentary ?The Story of the New River.?" width="345" height="225" data-max-w="645" data-max-h="645" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2054-eamphs-tal-stanley-featured-in-pbs-documentary">E&H’s Tal Stanley featured in PBS Documentary</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Tal Stanley, professor of Civic Innovation and Resident Scholar for the Citizenship of Place, here at Emory & Henry, is featured in a documentary airing Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 7:00pm.</span> <a href="/live/news/2054-eamphs-tal-stanley-featured-in-pbs-documentary" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>
  • <div class="lw_news_image"><span class="lw_item_thumb"><a href="/live/news/2303-student-to-student-mentoring-makes-a-difference"><picture class="lw_image"> <source type="image/webp" srcset="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.webp 1x, /live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.webp 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.webp 3x"/> <source type="image/jpeg" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.JPG 3x"/> <img src="/live/image/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.JPG" alt="Communities In Schools Training Session at EHC" width="345" height="225" srcset="/live/image/scale/2x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.JPG 2x, /live/image/scale/3x/gid/51/width/345/height/225/crop/1/src_region/0,0,1440,1080/11332_6416E590-670C-45AE-A17A-82E65D1C3FA1.rev.1653495530.JPG 3x" data-max-w="1440" data-max-h="1080" loading="lazy"/> </picture> </a></span></div><div class="lw_widget_text"><h4 class="lw_news_headline"><a href="/live/news/2303-student-to-student-mentoring-makes-a-difference">Student to Student Mentoring Makes a Difference</a></h4><div class="lw_news_summary"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">In partnership with Emory & Henry College, Communities In Schools of Southwest Virginia is working to connect mentors with elementary school students in the Meadowview area. These mentors are Emory & Henry students who have committed to being a consistent and compassionate presence in the life of a child. </span></span> <a href="/live/news/2303-student-to-student-mentoring-makes-a-difference" class="link-with-arrow gold">Keep reading</a></div></div>