Service Learning Group

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

MSLC 2012: Imagine Tomorrow. Engage Today.

"The time is always right to do what is right." -Martin Luther King, Jr.

Conference Schedule

Attendees of the Midwest Service Leaders Conference will participate in peer-led workshops, roundtable discussions, a community panel, service projects, and the chance to hear speakers working to bring change to the world. Topics of the weekend's events include: creating change around social injustice, learning
successful leadership strategies, recruiting and retaining a peer volunteer force, developing partnerships in the community, and leading reflection sessions.

Friday, November 9th

4:00pm - 7:00pm Registration Desk Open, Alumni Memorial Union Second Floor Lobby

Friday Evening: Watch Marquette Men's Basketball take on Ohio State in the Carrier Classic! The USS Yorktown is a museum ship at the Patriots Point historical complex in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., in Charleston Harbor.

Saturday, November 10th

8:00am - 9:00am Registration and Breakfast provided, Alumni Memorial Union 3rd Floor

Don't forget to bring a canned food item (not expired) to the conference! We will be donating all of the collected food to a local food pantry!

Stop by the Information Fair taking place from 8:00am to 9:00am in the AMU open to all Midwest Service Leader Conference attendees!

9:00am - 9:15am Conference Welcome, Madeleine Bien, Conference Coordinator Opening Address, Sean Orr, Current Marquette Student, Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E

9:15am - 10:15am Keynote Speaker - Christine Neumann-Ortiz, Executive Director of Voces de la Frontera, Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E

Christine Neumann Ortiz

10:30am - 11:30am Workshop Breakout #1, Various Conference Rooms in Alumni Memorial Union

11:45am - 1:00pm Lunch provided - Ballroom E   

Lunchtime Options: On-campus service projects with Marquette Volunteers, Interest Group Meetings

1:00pm - 2:15pm Professional Next Steps Workshops, Various Conference Rooms in Alumni Memorial Union

2:15pm - 2:45pm Dessert Social, Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E

2:45pm - 3:45pm Workshop Breakout #2, Various Conference Rooms in Alumni Memorial Union

3:50pm - 4:50pm Post-Grad Informational Sessions, "Making a Difference While Making a Living," Various Conference Rooms in Alumni Memorial Union

4:50pm - 5:00pm End-of-Day Closing, Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E

5:00pm Dinner on your own

Evening Activities - Please feel free to take part in campus activities provided to you or experience Milwaukee:

*Bowling at the MU Sports Annex

*Late Night options at Marquette University, including ice skating at the Pettit National Ice Center

*Movie at the Varsity Theatre on the Marquette campus

Sunday, November 11th

9:00am - 10:00am Workshop Breakout #3, Various Conference Rooms in Alumni Memorial Union

10:00am - 11:00am Brunch provided, Alumni Memorial Union Ballroom E

10:30am - 11:00am *Enjoy the beautiful sounds of the choir from Repairers of the Breach, a local nonprofit in Milwaukee that is run by the homeless community and serves the homeless community.

Brunchtime Options: On-campus service projects with Marquette Volunteers, Interest Group meetings

11:15am - 11:45pm Group Reflection, Service Learning Program Student Staff, Alumni Memorial Union Ballrooms

12:00pm - 12:30pm Closing Remarks, Madeleine Bien, Conference Coordinator, Alumni Memorial Union Ballrooms


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Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
707 N. 11th St. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

Meet the Staff