Men in Volunteering

Venue: Collegeville

Location: Collegeville, Minnesota, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 13, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 13, 2009
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6th Annual Conference on the College Male Best Practices for Involving College Men February 13-14 2009 Saint Johns University Collegeville, MN, United States Research has confirmed that college men are often less engaged in campus life than college women. This conference will focus on best practices for increasing male volunteering, vocational discernment and other experiential learning activities. A core group of schools has been pursuing pilot projects to address this issue and will present their findings. (Other submissions are welcome as usual) Conference Highlights: Pre-conference sessions: Linda Sax, UCLA: author of The Gender Gap in College: Maximizing the Developmental Potential of Women and Men and Harry Brod, Northern Iowa, on Teaching Mens Studies Keynote Speakers: Larry Daloz, Whidbey Institute; Edward Klein, University of Cincinnati Dinner and award presentation to Harry Brod for his years of leadership on mens issues Annual Father/Son Luncheon Performance by the SJU Mens Choir Presentations of pilot projects by 15 colleges and universities: Augustana, Duke, Davidson, Georgetown, Gustavus Adolphus, Hastings, Hope, Luther, Morehouse, Siena, Saint Johns, Saint Norberts, University of Portland, Wabash and Wagner Best Practices for enhancing involvement of high school youth Genuine Men: Journeys in Stories and Stills photo exhibit by Nancy Bruno Enquiries: