Loyola University Chicago

Center for Urban Research and Learning

Friday Morning Seminars - Fall 2006

Sep 8 Where’s the money? Introduction to Grantwriting. A workshop on how to use Sponsored Program Information Network (SPIN) Conducted by Jessica Horowitz, Loyola University Chicago, Office of Research Services
Sep 15 'It clearly is gentrification, and it does push people out of their homes, and it does hurt people': Condominiums and community activism in Pilsen Winifred Curran & Euan Hague, DePaul University
Sep 22 Preschool for All: The Impact on Early Childhood Teachers and Administrators Linda Saterfield, Office of Child Care and Family Services, Illinois Department of Human Services
Kay Henderson, Division of Early Childhood Education, Illinois State Board of Education
Barbara Bowman, Chief Early Childhood Education Officer, Chicago Public Schools
Mary Ellen Caron, Commissioner, City of Chicago Department of Children & Youth Services
Sep 29 Community -Campus Partnerships for Health: Promoting Health Through Partnerships Between Communities and Higher Educational Institutions Jennifer Kauper-Brown, Senior Consultant, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health
Oct 6 Connecting Fractured Lives to a Fragmented System: A Process Evaluation of the Chicago Housing for Health Partnership Christine George, Loyola CURL; Anne Figert Loyola Dept. of Sociology; Jennifer Nargang Chernega, Loyola CURL; Sarah Stawiski, Loyola CURL
Oct 13 Community-Based Initiatives: Lessons and Challenges Jesusa M. Marco, Social Development Research Center, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
Oct 20 Reflections on South Africa and Models of Engaged Scholarship Phil Nyden, Loyola CURL & Gwen Nyden, Oakton Community College Department of Sociology
Oct 27 The Scholarship of Community Engagement: Lessons Learned from The Ottawa Coalition in Toledo, Ohio Dr. Samuel Attoh, Loyola University Chicago, Graduate School, Dean
Nov 3 TBA  
Nov 10 Academic Coaching in Chicago Public High Schools Mary Charles, Loyola University Chicago, School of Education
Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood – Tour of Madden Wells and visit to Centers for New Horizons
Transportation and lunch will be provided. Cost: $10 for LUC faculty/staff/alumni; $5 for non-CURL students. Meet at 9:15am at Loyola Lakeshore Campus Parking Structure.
Nov 17 Economic Development and Job Opportunities in the Madden Wells Community Stephen Maduli-Williams, First Deputy Commissioner. City of Chicago’s Department of Housing
Nov 24 Thanksgiving. No seminar  
Dec 1 The Importance of Family Business to our Society and our Community Andrew D. Keyt, Executive Director, Family Business Center, Loyola University Chicago