Center for Community Engagement

Community-Based Research in Holyoke- The Impact of Industry on Women: a soapbox lecture by Kayleigh O'Keeffe '12

Kayleigh O'Keeffe at CCE Expo

"I took a class called Gender and the Environment, and through that class— which is not a community-based learning class— I was able to focus on this area of Holyoke that I've been interested in since my freshman year."

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Senior Kayleigh O'Keeffe '12 delivered a soapbox lecture on how she took advantage of a research opportunity in an environmental studies course to connect her academic life to her community engagement in Holyoke, Massachusetts. Listen to her story to learn more about her research interests and her plans for continuing this research in the spring.