leadership and management education programs rely almost exclusively
on traditional lecture and textbook methods of instruction and
ignore opportunities for students to practice and experience the
concepts they study in their classes. We believe that learning
occurs best when people make connections to classroom material
through direct personal experience.
Our recent Civil Rights
Movement Travel Course, done in conjunction with our Psychology and
Social Work programs, was one of the most meaningful and memorable
courses we've ever offered. Standing in the places where
history happened helped turn "head"
knowledge into "heart" knowledge.
about accomplishing exceptional and worthwhile things
through and with other people. In the process, it
raises the goals, values, aspirations, dignity, and senses
of self-worth for all those involved." -
This is a professional
website for Coleman Patterson.
It describes the educational opportunities for his students.
To learn more about the program and Hardin-Simmons University,
visit the official HSU website.