Thayne Center for Service & Learning

Staff - Contact Us


Gail Jessen
Phone: 801-957-4689

Lesa Bird
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 801-957-4555

Lucy Smith
Service-Learning Coordinator
Service-Learning Faculty Development
Phone: 801-957-4688 

Lynne McCue-Hamilton
Community Work Study America Reads Coordinator
Phone: 801-957-4669

(Open Position)
Service Leadership Coordinator
Alternative Spring Break
SLICE: Student Leaders in Civic Engagement
Phone: 801-957-4881

Sean Crossland
Community Partnerships Coordinator
  Civically Engaged Scholars
Phone: 801-957-4674


Our namesake is Emma Lou Thayne. We honor her in our work every day and in everything we do. We nominated Emma Lou Thayne for the 2013 Days of 47 Pioneers of Progress Award

The Role of Service in Higher Education

The video from the Corporation for National and Community Service explains the important role service-learning and volunteering play in higher education today.

Contact Us

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Student Center Office 020
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

South City Campus
Center for New Media 2-080
10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday, Thursday, Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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