Service Learning

Community engagement, often called “service learning,” aims at merging learning goals and community service in ways that can enrich both student growth and the common good. It is a combination of two strategies—teaching and learning—that focuses on the integration of meaningful community service with instruction, enriching the learning experience and teaching civic responsibility. By offering our students service learning opportunities, we essentially equip them to learn practically in real-world contexts and to develop skills of community engagement by offering community partners chances to address noteworthy needs.