Office of Service Learning

Service Learning Advisory Committee

The Service Learning Advisory Committee was established in Spring 2006. The purpose of the committee is to help develop and guide the vision of Service Learning at Fairfield University. Advisory committee members are also committed to supporting and consulting with colleagues who want to integrate Service Learning practice into their respective courses and programming.

Director of Service Learning
Melissa Quan, M.A.

Director, Center for Faith & Public Life
Fr. Richard Ryscavage, S.J.

Academic Division
Representatives from the faculty:

Academic Engagement
Elizabeth Boquet, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs

College of Arts & Sciences
Gisela Gil-Egui, Communication, Latin American & Caribbean Studies
David Sapp, English (Faculty Chair of Advisory Committee)

Social/Behavioral Sciences
Mark LeClair, Economics
Larry Miners, Economics
Judy Primavera, Psychology
Jocelyn Boryczka, Politics, Peace and Justice Studies

Dolan School of Business
Vishnu Vinekar, Information Systems & Operations Management

Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions
Wendy Kohli, Curriculum & Instruction

School of Nursing
Eileen O'Shea, Nursing

International Programs:
Christopher Johnson, Director

Center for Academic Excellence
Patricia Calderwood, Director; Curriculum & Instruction

Emma Cannon '14, International Studies
Melissa Hannequin '13, Sociology & International Studies; Peace & Justice Studies, Anthropology, & Black Studies

University Activities
Fred Kuo, Director of Student Involvement

Jesuit Mission Initiatives
Joe DeFeo, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Jesuit Mission Initiatives

Campus Ministry
Wylie Smith, Coordinator of Community Service Programs

Community Partners
Anne Gribbon, School Volunteer Association
Edith Cassidy, Burroughs Community Center
Tom Sobocinski, The WorkPlace; Adjunct Professor, English