Service-Learning

What is it?

Service-Learning connects the concepts in the classroom to service experiences in the community and helps to prepare students for a lifetime of civic engagement and leadership.

Community Partners…

… participating in service-learning can benefit in these ways:

  • Gain additional human resources needed to achieve organizational goals
  • Grow the organization’s volunteer pool: service-learning students will share their experiences with friends and classmates
  • Increase public awareness of key issues
  • Reach out to youth
  • Educate students/youth about community issues; correct any misperceptions
  • Help prepare today’s students to be tomorrow’s civic leaders
  • Network with colleagues in other organizations and agencies

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