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2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SST 195-01 & 03 - Introductory Special Topic: SPARK Social Innovation Challenge

1 credits (Fall and Spring)
This course provides a series of workshops to support participants in the SPARK Community-Based Social Innovation Challenge and others who are looking to build  their skills in researching and effectively presenting solutions to social problems. Fall and spring versions have distinct content. The SPARK challenge pairs Grinnell organizations and students to address poverty related challenges faced by the larger Grinnell community. The  challenge concludes in the spring with a pitch contest in which one proposal can earn up to $15,000 in implementation funding.  SPARK is  sponsored by the Wilson Center for Innovation and  Leadership and the CLS.  

Prerequisite: None.
Note: Section -03 Fall Dates: October 1 to December 10.
Section - 01 Spring Dates: January 28 to April 22 S/D/F only.
Instructor: Roper