In This Installment of Access the Experts
Julie Dierberger, Ph.D., Paul Sather Distinguished Director, Service Learning Academy, answers the question: "What factors can improve a student's ability to graduate from college?"
Julie Dierberger, Ph.D., has served as the Paul Sather Distinguished Director of the Service Learning Academy since 2017. Prior to that she had served as the UNO Service Learning Academy's P-16 coordinator since 2010.
Dierberger is nationally recognized for her work and research on service learning, as well as being engaged locally as a member of Omaha-based Inclusive Communities' LeadDIVERSITY cohort. At UNO she has helped expand the scope and reach of the UNO Service Learning Academy across the state and helped launch initiatives such as the Community Engaged Scholars Transcript Designation for students and Service Learning Faculty Fellows program.
Dierberger has two degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln: A Master of Arts in Education Administration and Ph.D. in Educational Studies.
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