FUEL NKU: Service learning in a dynamic higher education community

Jessica Averitt Taylor


Transdisciplinary initiatives offer valuable opportunity for students and faculty members to address community challenges, especially those challenges related to social justice. FUEL NKU is a campus food pantry for students at a metropolitan university, and is uniquely situated to serve the student population while incorporating multi-faceted aspects of a macro level project. This paper describes a collaboration among two doctoral students, one faculty member, and one MSW practicum student to address long-term sustainability of a beloved campus program.    


Food insecurity, pedagogy, social justice, hunger, educational leadership, social work

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