Sample Partnership Program

Theories of Change


In this course, we will tackle the question of social change. More specifically, we will (1) analyze various organized efforts trying to make social change happen; and (2) troubleshoot their different methods, strategies, ways of operating, and sets of assumptions about Read more

Oratory in Action


How do humans use speech to make change, and how can focusing on audience attention increase your communication skills, both oral and written? In this entry-level course we will practice oratory first as speakers, then as peer coaches, and finally Read more

Oratory in Action


During fall ’20, students in the new Oratory In Action course practiced speaking and peer coaching online, then partnered with five Addison County nonprofits to optimize their online communications. Partners were Weybridge Elementary School, Addison County Readers, Addison County Home Read more

The Body Online


The Body Online is a critical digital studies lab dedicated to student learning and engagement of ethnographic theory, method, and design online. View The Body Online website.

Environmental Studies Community-Engaged Practicums


Through this interdisciplinary capstone experience, our senior environmental studies majors collaborate with community organizations to lend their creativity, perspectives, and research skills to addressing current environmental issues in our region and beyond. View the archive of our past project collaborations. Read more

Global Health


This course is the foundation course for the Global Health minor. It examines domestic and international public health challenges in the context of development, healthcare infrastructure, aid structures, and the social context of illness. The course uses the social and Read more

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