Rosie R. McDowell, MNA

Director, International Community-Based Learning Outreach
Office Phone: 
574-631-0468
Office Address: 
148 Geddes Hall
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Rosie McDowell is the director of International Community-Based Learning Outreach. In this role she collaborates with the Office of International Studies, faculty and staff abroad, and internationally focused units on campus to develop and support community-based learning opportunities for students while studying abroad. McDowell supports faculty who wish to incorporate engaged pedagogy into their internationally focused courses. She chairs the Center’s justice education team and collaborates student leaders of service and social action clubs to develop awareness and advocacy around international social justice issues.

McDowell previously directed the Center’s outreach efforts developing student leadership for service and social action, collaborated with the Institute for Latino Studies to offer the Latino Leadership Internship Program, and facilitated the community-based learning sections of the First Year Composition courses with the University Writing Center and local agencies. 

Prior to joining the Center staff, McDowell was the community-based learning coordinator at LOGAN Center and co-directed the Notre Dame foreign study program in Angers, France f rom 1999–2001. She earned her BA in French and Economics in 1993 and her Master of Nonprofit Administration degree from Notre Dame in 2007.


Publications & Presentations

2016

2016

McDowell, R., (2016, February).  Beyond the Pub: What Do Students Learn from Community Engagement in London. Presented at Center for Social Concerns Research Seminar Series. Notre Dame, IN.

2015

2015

Taieb, H., Jaffé, I., McDowell, R., Spear, G., & Steingruber, S.,(2015). Civic Engagement in Multicultural Europe: American Students and Europeans in Dialogue,In E.J.Nash, N.C. Brown & L. Bracci, (Eds). Intercultural Horizons, Vol III: Intercultural Competence, Key to New Multicultural Societies in Globalized World. New Castle Upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Press.

2014

2014

Purcell, W., and McDowell, R., (2014, September). Beyond the Pub: Community Based Learning in Europe.  Presented at National Society for Experiential Education- 42nd Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD.

McDowell, R. and Taieb, H., (2014, October). Learning Together in Contemporary Cosmopolitan Europe.  Presented at Forum on Education Abroad- 2nd European Conference. Barcelona, Spain.

2013

2013

Taieb, H., Jaffé, I., McDowell, R., Spear, G., & Steingruber, S.,(2013, October). Civic Engagement in Multicultural Europe: American Students and Europeans in Dialogue. Presented at Third Annual Intercultural Horizons Conference. Siena, Italy.

2012

2012

Whelan, K., McDowell, R., Murphy, A., and Stranix, J. (December 2012). Integrating Community Based Learning to Promote Student Engagement and Learning in Local Study Abroad Context: A Dublin Case Study.  Presented at Forum on Education Abroad First Annual Conference.  Dublin, Ireland.

2011

2011

McDowell, R., (2011) "Building relationships through theatre, Community-based learning en français!" ND Global / The European Edition.

2010

2010

McDowell, R. (2010) "Eat, Pray, Love" Saint André Style. ND Global / The European Edition.

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Upcoming Events

February 2019

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Postgraduate Service Organization Campus Visit: Precious Blood Volunteers
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
20
Pizza, Pop, & Politics: Politics of Sport
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
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Postgraduate Service Organization Campus Visit: L'Arche Seattle
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
20
Show Some Skin: Drop the Wall
Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:00pm to Saturday, February 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
21
Workshop: Ethics, Community Engagement, and Higher Education
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
22
2019 Human Development Conference
Friday, February 22, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, February 23, 2019 (All day)
22
Labor Café
Friday, February 22, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

March 2019

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Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
04
Information Session: McNeill Leadership Fellows Program
Monday, March 4, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
06
Pizza, Pop, & Politics: Politics of Place
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 5:00pm
21
Pre-Conference Workshop: Restorative Justice on Catholic Campuses
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 12:30pm to 4:00pm
21
2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Friday, March 22, 2019 - 7:30am to 9:30pm
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2019 Catholic Social Tradition Conference
Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
29
Labor Café
Friday, March 29, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

April 2019

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Been & Seen Series
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
12
Higgins Lunchtime Labor RAPS
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
26
Labor Café
Friday, April 26, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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June 2019

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Community Engagement Faculty Institute
Tuesday, June 4, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, June 6, 2019 (All day)