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Margit Hentschel

Margit Hentschel

Director, Office of Service-Learning, Colorado State University

Margit Hentschel is the Director of the Office of Service-Learning at Colorado State University’s (CSU) Institute for Learning and Teaching (TiLT).  Her office is dedicated to carrying out the university's commitment to service-learning through outreach, diversity, enhanced student learning, instructional innovation and effectiveness and student retention. She is currently working on her doctorate at CSU with a concentration in Peace Education and teaches mindfulness meditation.


This isn’t a story about war, about the wounds—both visible and invisible—that soldiers are left to carry after war, or the trauma that goes hand in hand with being a soldier.  You won’t find details of battle or unsettling imagery in this tale.  This story is about strength and determination beyond the experience of war; this story embodies the power of self-identity as a veteran.  It’s a story of integrating the person that you once were with the person you are now...