A Vision of West Bloomington

Name: Veronica Watson Year of graduation: May 2014 Major(s): International Studies, Diplomatic Studies Concentration Community Partner: WBRP & MCCA     Veronica Watson’s Reflection: My project started after I started attending some of the meetings for the West Bloomington Housing Collaborative. The Housing Collaborative is made up of the WBRP, MCCA, Habitat for Humanity, and Read more about A Vision of West Bloomington[…]

WBRP Housing Initiative-Visual Marketing

Political Science major, Nicole Jovicevic (’16), chose to help the West Bloomington Revitalization Project for her Fall Action Research Seminar Project. The WBRP has a housing initiative focused on home improvement projects. In order to attract more applicants for this initiative and to create a visually stimulating overview for the current investors, Nicole collected the Read more about WBRP Housing Initiative-Visual Marketing[…]

The Bloomington Digital Divide

As her project for the Fall Action Research Seminar, Sarah Bergman (’15), a Political Science major, explored the digital divide in Bloomington.  By partnering with Bloomington School District 87, she researched student access to the Internet in by surveying District 87 teachers.  The choice to survey teachers was made because of their firsthand experience with Read more about The Bloomington Digital Divide[…]

Track Your Life

Lexia Swope, a Psychology and Sociology double major from Springfield, IL, participated in the Action Research Seminar in the fall of 2013. In this class, she created a health and wellness program for girls at the Bloomington-Normal Boys and Girls Club. The goal of the program was to promote and teach the girls to live Read more about Track Your Life[…]

Walk In Bike Out Event Manual

As her project for the Fall Action Research Seminar, Psychology major Natalie Weimer (’16) partnered with the West Bloomington Revitalization Project to create a manual for hosting the Walk In Bike Out event that Rick Heiser currently hosts. “In an attempt to combine my passion for bikes with the revitalization efforts targeted at the Westside, Read more about Walk In Bike Out Event Manual[…]

Un Momento, Por Favor

Nathan Douglas (’15), a double major in Hispanic Studies and Secondary Education, completed a study of the availability of Spanish language services in non-profits and public agencies across the Bloomington-Normal area. The project was developed according to this guiding question:  There is a large range of non-profit/public services available in Bloomington/Normal, but what is the depth Read more about Un Momento, Por Favor[…]