Center for Service-Learning Staff
Dr. Knight serves as the Associate Vice-Chancellor for Undergraduate Studies and administers the Center for Service-Learning and the First Year Experience Program as well as supervising a wide variety of other academic support units. Through the office of Undergraduate Studies Dr. Knight works directly with the Chancellor, Provost, Deans and Associate Deans and faculty to promote civic engagement across the campus. He looks forward to working with area businesses, schools, non-profit organizations, and community leaders on the ways that UW-Eau Claire can collaborate with them on meaningful projects that affect the quality of life in the Chippewa Valley and provide our students with experiential learning opportunities.
Benita provides administrative support to the CS-L director, ECLIPSE director and other various grants. She initiates the CS-L marketing and promotion, database management, campus and community relations, financial administration, and office management. Benita welcomes visitors to the CS-L where she and her student staff assist students in finding service-learning projects. She works with the Registrar's Office to export service-learning records so students can graduate. Benita can also be found traveling to local community partner organizations and making service-learning presentations to classes and student groups. She also plans and implements the Community Action Fairs (fall & spring) and the annual Service-Learning Recognition Breakfast in April.
Student Office & Publicity AssistantErica travels to visit and interview community partners for Center news, researches and writes news stories for Center website, writes press releases for Center, and takes photos of newsworthy items for CS-L publicity/news. She handles many office assistant tasks as well.
Student Office AssistantKelsey interacts with peer and professional staff, handles clerical and interoffice tasks and website modification, assists in fielding questions from students, faculty, staff and community partners, makes presentations to classes/groups, and assists the program associate and director with various tasks. She also helps with the bi-annual Community Action Fairs and annual S-L breakfast—plan/attend/speak/
Technical & Office Assistant
The technical assistant works as a liaison for S-L office with LTS to create and make changes to new online system (Ruby on Rails), tests all changes for upcoming "live" releases, trains office staff on system changes, assists and troubleshoots technical problems, runs queries for needed data, handles website modification, assists program associate and director with technical assignments, interacts with peer and professional staff, handles clerical and interoffice tasks, assists in fielding questions from students, faculty, academic staff and community partners, makes presentations to classes/groups, assists with bi-annual Community Action Fairs and annual S-L breakfast—helps attend/speak/setup.