The DCTC Civic Engagement Committee promotes and sustains community involvement opportunities that motivate students to develop their citizenship skills and values.
The Committee works with faculty to forge partnerships with communities and organizations as a way to bring community service into program curriculums, a strategy that advances student civic development.
- Help faculty integrate community service in their curriculums.
- Increase individual student service to the community.
- Document student-based civic engagement activities that are important to DCTC students.
- Mark Ramseth, Staff
- Rosemary Winchell, Staff
- Lisa Bah, Apple Valley / Business
- Denise Strenger , General Education
- Jeff Copeland, Transportation (Co-chair)
- Gerry Rainford, Transportation
- Deb Newberry, Technical Careers
- Dawn Braa, Health & Human Services
- Roline Bravo, Health & Human Services
- Peter Latner, Design
- Susan Johanson, Business
- Nicole Meulemans, Student Life
- Laura McGlauchlen, Student Life
- Karianne Loula, Student Support
- Trudi Greaves, Foundation
- Mike Opp, Administration (Co-chair)
- Dora Schumacher, TRiO/UB & SSS
- Bill Roberts, Customized Training
- Erin Edlund, Institutional Advancement
Community development through service-learning projects promotes citizenship and civic involvement in our students. In a wide selection of DCTC programs, students are required to demonstrate their commitment to community service by participating in approved service-learning projects.