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'Vocational Discernment of our Students - A Discussion with Dr. Tim Clydesdale'

Monday, 05 December, 2016

 All faculty and staff are invited to: "Vocational Discernment of our Students - A Discussion with Dr. Tim Clydesdale" from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, in the St. Louis Room of Busch Student Center.

Tim Clydesdale, Ph.D., will present his research on vocational discernment of undergraduate students (some of which was gathered here at Saint Louis University as part of the VOICES project). He will also discuss best practices for programming and assessment and the long-term impact that meaningful reflection on purpose can have on students. He is the author of books First Year Out: Understanding American Teens After High School and The Purposeful Graduate.

Register here.

Clydesdale will also be available on a limited basis to speak with departments, classes, etc. The lecture is sponsored by the VITAS program (Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service) of Saint Louis University.

For more information, contact Bobby Wassel, assistant director of the Center for Service and Community Engagement, at 977-2041 or

The event is being co-sponsored by the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning.