CCHC Monthly Meeting April 2011

Featured Speaker:

Terry Hockenbrough, Collin College

Topic:

Service learning and how student and class projects can assist non-profits and provide real world experience for students

Meet Terry:

Terry Hockenbrough is the Director of the Center for Scholarly and Civic Engagement at Collin College.  She holds a Masters degree in Public Affairs and is currently completing the dissertation for her  Ph.D. in Public Affairs from UT Dallas.  She also holds a Masters level certification in Non-Profit Management, and a certification in Management Development with Human Resources Specialization.   She is a strong advocate for the service-learning pedagogy, as well as leadership development in higher education.  Her background includes working with at-risk youth in the juvenile justice system and consulting with non-profits in their capacity building efforts.  She is a trained and certified volunteer with American Red Cross Shelter Operations, C.E.R.T. (Community Emergency Response Team), and the Collin County Department of Homeland Security’s Medical Reserve Corp.  Ms. Hockenbrough conducts service-learning, volunteer capacity-building, and leadership development workshops at colleges, universities, and state and national conferences.