At Loras, students are being transformed into leaders in ways that often go unnoticed. One of the most subtle forms of leadership development taking place on the Loras campus occurs every day through coursework. While there are many dimensions of the curriculum worthy of being highlighted, this article features six faculty who were awarded grants to redesign courses in their discipline. Collaboratively sponsored by the Center for Experiential Learning and the Kucera Center for Catholic Studies, the redesigned courses integrate disciplinary content with themes of Catholic Social Teaching and utilize the community as a surrogate classroom. None of the courses were designed to promote student leadership, but it is clear that one of the unintended benefits emerging from these courses is the increased opportunity for students to gain skills associated with servant leadership. Full Story...


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