Kelly James, PhD


Although all Lasallian institutes of higher education provide service-learning opportunities, the many colleges and universities lack a consistent approach. Based on the author’s experiences at Christian Brothers College, she provides a case study of best practices and offers suggestions for a comprehensive approach for undergraduate Lasallian formation and adult identity development. By creating course clusters across disciplines, students can maximize their learning experiences with comprehensive course preparation and applied experiences.

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Touching Hearts and Teaching Minds: Strengthening Lasallian Higher Education through Mission

Keywords: Catholic; Lasallian; Higher Education

Kelly James, PhD, is an assistant professor in the behavioral science department at Christian Brothers University (CBU) in Memphis, TN. Kelly earned her PhD in sociology with a minor in women’s studies from Louisiana State University and an MA in sociology and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Memphis.