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Dialogue Resources for Higher Education

Dialogue is a process in which groups come together to share experiences around issues that are often avoided or argued toward the goal of informed decision making. Dialogue involves mutual understanding, suspending judgment, and listening deeply, rather than seeking to win. Campuses engaged in dialogue use the tool to engage with diverse viewpoints in true civil discourse. A community that has a high level of dialogue skill creates enhanced experiences in co-curricular life, civic engagement, and curricular environments. Dialogue equips students, faculty, and staff with the skills to build shared understanding of challenges, to empathize with experiences very different from…

Guide to Student Leadership Through Service

The primary focus of this guide is to bring students into leadership roles while they are performing service. Taking on a leadership role as an active student involved in service is a wonderful way to develop real-life skills and knowledge while still being in college. Students who move beyond participating in community service projects into planning and coordinating these projects gain excellent skills in organization, project planning, team building, and leadership.