Phase Programs / Spark /
Phase 2: Spark Change
Promotes a commitment to service, social consciousness and community engagement.
Offered in Fall and Spring
- explore various concepts of the steps to creating change and servant leadership.
- research a social issue.
- plan and begin implementation of a service project.
Weekly meetings will cover Kotter’s Change Model, social issues, proximity, pathways to service, principles of ethical and effective service, visioning and goal planning, community development strategies, systems thinking, sustainability, global issues and service initiatives and social responsibility.
Participants will plan and begin implementation of a multi-activity service projects that will require them to implement considerations of community work discussed throughout the semester and present their final projects to the organizations.
Meeting 1: Welcome to Spark!
Meeting 2: Telling Our Stories
Meeting 3: Sparking Change
Meeting 4: A Future Where…
Meeting 5: The Big Picture
Meeting 6: Navigating Disagreement
Meeting 7: Community Action
Meeting 8: Transformational Leadership
Meeting 9: Social Sustainability
Meeting 10: Presentations
Meeting 11: Looking Ahead: What’s Next?