As a science communicator, Justin Dalaba ’16 is combining his training as a biologist with his passion for photography to raise awareness of environmental conservation issues.
“Community-Based Learning (CBL) combines civic engagement with academic instruction, critical thinking, and reflection in a reciprocal relationship that benefits students, community partners, and faculty” (definition adapted from the Faculty Service-Learning Handbook, College of Southern Maryland)
Community-Based Learning News
Halfway through her sophomore year, Joan Kiely '23 officially declared her history major confident about her passion for the discipline thanks to a Community-based Learning (CBL) course taught by Professor Liz Regosin at the Riverview Correctional Facility.
This semester, a group of first-year students became citizen folklorists, helping to document the experiences of their North Country neighbors and contributing to a project that will preserve this moment in local history for generations to come.