Lori Moog Bio
Ms. Lori Moog is the Director of Service Learning and Community Outreach at Raritan Valley Community College. She has coordinated the program since 1996, earning national awards including the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll annually since 2006, the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification in 2008 and Reclassification in 2015 and the Campus Compact 2020 Eduardo J. Padrón Impact Award.
Ms. Moog has extensive experience in developing and coordinating campus and community programs. She has led the development of service learning initiatives with local K-12 schools and offered more than 80 professional development workshops for two-and four-year college faculty and administrators on developing service learning programs regionally, nationally and internationally.
From 2004-2007, Ms. Moog served as the Project Director of the Learn and Serve Supporting Actions for Engagement (SAFE) multi-state grant initiative, helping faculty to design curricular about emergency preparedness, presenting seminars to college faculty and administrators as well as publishing journal articles on how to develop similar programs. From 2007-2009, she served as the Project Director of the Learn and Serve grant project, Developing Regional Collaborations, which created a regional network for community colleges in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania that advanced service learning initiatives among disadvantaged populations. From 2011-2012, Ms. Moog helped to establish the first New Jersey Campus Compact and supported its early development while the organization was housed at Raritan Valley Community College. From 2014-2018, she coordinated and disseminated findings on a three-year, multi-state service learning grant project with the Teagle Foundation and six other community colleges to assess and develop students’ civic and moral responsibility.
Ms. Moog serves on the National Advisory Panel for the Carnegie Foundation’s Elective Community Engagement Classification. She is the recipient of the 2018 New Jersey Council of County Colleges’ Community College Spirit Award, and the 2014 Patricia C. Donahue Award from the American Association of Women in Community Colleges as well as being named one of 20 national Beacons of Vision, Hope, and Action by the Community College National Center for Community Engagement in 2011.