Sometimes our Ethics and Leadership case studies track uncomfortably closely with current events. That was the case this week as the mass shooting in Roseburg, Oregon interrupted our investigation of the Second Amendment. As a result, one of our key speakers was not able to join us, and so we’re postponing the end of the case study until later in the semester. Instead of discussing our academic work, this week’s blog post is about our weekly service activity.
Every Wednesday afternoon at 4:30, dozens of 1st and 2nd graders put their toes on the mid-court line in the Thomson Public Elementary School third-floor gym. For the next hour, 24 “big people”–students from The School for Ethics and Global Leadership–give their time to coach basketball and reading.Read More