Michael J. Woeste

Professor - Educator

Associate Professor

McMicken Hall

037B

A&S Communication - 0184

Professional Summary

2008 – Present       Field Service Associate Professor:
Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences

Design and teach undergraduate courses in Introduction to Communication
Theory, Intercultural Communication, Advanced Intercultural Communication, and Seminar in Integrated Intercultural Communication to classes averaging 30 - 40 students.

Design and teach special topics courses for the University of Cincinnati Honors
Program in Urban Poverty and Intercultural Communication (349H), Appalachian Culture and Intercultural Communication (395H), and Global Poverty and Intercultural Communication (363H) to classes averaging 25 students.

Design and teach special topics courses on Philanthropy, Urban Poverty
and Intercultural Communication (349S) serving the homeless and addicted communities.

Coordinate and facilitate experiential components for intercultural courses
(349/449/549) with community agencies/partners.

Coordinate and direct students enrolled in 392 (Projects in Communication)

Direct and advise select Communication Honors student’s research projects

Advise students matriculated as communication majors in course selection and
related matters.

Advisor: Cincinnati Community Outreach, Student group serving the Greater
Cincinnati area with service projects.

Advisor: Serve Beyond Cincinnati, Student group serving communities in
multiple local, regional and international locations.
 
 
2003 – 2009             Field Service Assistant Professor:
Department of Communication, College of Arts and Sciences
 
                                    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221
Design and teach undergraduate courses in Introduction to Communication
Theory, Introduction to Intercultural Communication, Intercultural Communication, Advanced Intercultural Communication, and Seminar in Integrated Intercultural Communication to classes averaging 20-30 students.

Design and teach special topics courses for the University of Cincinnati Honors
Program in Urban Poverty and Intercultural Communication (349H), Appalachian Culture and Intercultural Communication (395H), and Global Poverty and Intercultural Communication (363H) to classes averaging 25 students.

Coordinate and facilitate experiential components for intercultural courses
(349/449/549) with community agencies/partners.

Coordinate and direct students enrolled in 392 (Projects in Communication)

Direct and advise select Communication Honors student’s research projects

Advise students matriculated as communication majors in course selection and
related matters.

Serve as the Chair of Curriculum Committee for Interpersonal Communication
Theory

Serve as the Coordinator of Service Learning for the Department of
Communication.

Member of the University of Cincinnati Service Learning Advisory Council

Appointed member of the University of Cincinnati Honors Program Council

Advisor: Cincinnati Community Outreach, Student group serving the Greater
Cincinnati area with service projects.

Member of Search Committee: Director of the University Center for Community
Engagement

Member of Search Committee: Director of Academic and Community

Education

Ed.D: University of Cincinnati 2002 (Experiential learning)

M.A. Communication: University of Cincinnati Ccincinnati, OH, 1999 (Communication Theory)

M.A. Education: University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA, 1985 (Education)

B.A. General Studies: University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA, 1982 (Psychology, Communication)

Research and Practice Interests

2011               Ohio Campus Compact ($5,000) Pay it Forward Philanthropy Grant Recipient benefiting City Gospel Mission
 
2010               Ohio Campus Compact ($5,000) Pay it Forward Philanthropy Grant Recipient benefiting City Gospel Mission
 
2008               Faculty Participant: Roger Grein Student Philanthropy Program grant, sponsored by Kentucky Campus Compact: Campus Connects Student Philanthropy Project.  15-COMM-549: Seminar in Integrated Intercultural Communication ($4,000)
 
2007               Reviewer/Reader: Creating Common Ground: Teaching Diversity in Communication Utilizing Service-Learning Pedagogy, National Communication Association, New England Resource Center for
Higher Education and Campus Compact Collaborative Publication: (In Review)            
 
2007               Integrated Core Learning: Arts and Sciences grant for the departmental integration and assessment of experiential/service learning ($10,500)
 
2007               Kevin Kecskes Presentation to University of Cincinnati faculty and community partners and Communication Department faculty (Friday, February 23). Collaborative partnership with Director of Academic Community Partnerships and the U.C. Center for Community Engagement
 
2006 – 2007Departmental Development Grant, University of Cincinnati ($3,650) Faculty Development Council
                       
2004               Nabors, L., Weist, M., Shugarman, R., Woeste, M., Mullet, E., & Rosner, L. (2004), Assessment, Prevention and Intervention Activities in a School-Based Program for At-Risk Children, Behavior Modification Journal, Vol. 27, #10
 
2003              Bahk, C. M., Woeste, M. J., & Cushing, R. (2003).  Relations of perceived ethnic disparity to involvement in ethnic and host cultures.  Psychological Reports, 93, 251-262.
 
2002               Woeste, M.(2002) Scholarship Recipient's Reaction to Mandated Service, In Service Learning Research K-16: Innovation and Change in American Education, Cleveland State University, College of Education (p. 37-46).
                       
2001               Fund for the Advancement of Service Learning: Research Grant for K-16:
Implementation or Assessment of Service-Learning Impact ($4000.00) 
 
2000 - 2002  Success Challenge Grant ($50,000.00) designed to increase retention rate of "at risk" students.  Assisted in the design and implementation of community service experiences for retention efforts.
 
1999 – 2002Institutionalizing Service Learning in Comm

Abbreviated Publications

In Press

Nabors, Laura A, Weist, Mark D, Shugarman, Ryan, Woeste, Michael J, Mullet, Elizabeth, & Rosner, Leah (2004). Assessment, prevention, and intervention activities in a school-based program for children experiencing homelessness. Behavior modification, 28(4), 565-78.

Bahk, C Mo, Woeste, Michael J, & Cushing, Ronald (2003). Relations of perceived ethnic disparity to involvement in ethnic and host cultures. Psychological reports, 93(1), 251-62.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

MJ Woeste (04-2011. ) Service Learning and Intercultural Communication .Eastern Communication Association, Arlington VA. Level:Regional

MJ Woeste (04-2010. ) Integrating Community and Coursework .NCA Teleconference, Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2009. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, Chicago IL. Level:National

MJ Woeste (04-2009. ) Integrating Civic Engagement and Theory .Eastern Communication Association, Philadephia, PA. Level:Regional

MJ Woeste (04-2008. ) Actively Engaging Our Communities through Service-Learning .Cental States Communication Association, Madison, WI. Level:Regional

MJ Woeste (11-2007. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, Chicago IL. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2007. ) Service Learning as an Exemplar of Engaged Scholarship .National Communication Association, Chicago IL. Level:National

MJ Woeste (04-2007. ) Engaging Responsibly: Assessing our Civic Engagement Efforts .Cental States Communication Association, Minneaplois, MN. Level:Regional

MJ Woeste (11-2006. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Level:National

MJ Woeste (04-2006. ) Service Learning and Communication Scholarship .Eastern Communication Association, Philadephia, PA. Level:Regional

MJ Woeste (11-2006. ) Connecting Community and Learning .National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2006. ) Creating Connections through Community Service .National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2006. ) Service Learning as Action and Connection to the Community .National Communication Association, San Antonio, TX. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2005. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, Boston, MA. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2005. ) Immigrants, Refugees and Internationsl Students: Incorporating Service Learning into the Advanced Intercultural Communication Course .National Communication Association, Boston, MA. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2004. ) Service Learning and Intercultural Communication .Celebration of Freedom Day Servce Learning Conference, Northern Kentucky University. Level:Local

MJ Woeste (11-2003. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, Miami, FL. Level:National

MJ Woeste (04-2003. ) Service Learning and Civic Engagement .American Educational Research Association, Chicago IL. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2002. ) Service Learning Seminar (Day long Pre-conference) .National Communication Association, New Orleans. LA. Level:National

MJ Woeste (11-2002. ) Service Learning 101 .National Communication Association, New Orleans. LA. Level:National

Honors and Awards

-2007 Honors Scholars Teaching Award, Presented by the University of Cincinnati Honors Program Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

-2007 TIAA-CREF Faculty Award for Distinguished Public Service TIAA-CREF Status:Nomination Level:National Type:Recognition

-2006 The Future of Learning: Addressing Issues of Diversity Project Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

-2005 Ernest A. Lynton Award: New England Resource Cneter for Higher Education Status:Nomination Level:National Type:Recognition

-2004 Professor of the Year Order Of Omega, Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, National Panhellenic Council Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

-2003 Just Community Award Just Community Committee Status:Nomination Level:University Type:Recognition

Keywords

intercultural communication, experiential learning, service learning, community engagement