Mission


Mission

Our mission is to facilitate meaningful community-based learning experiences that engage students and faculty with the community through service-learning courses, civic engagement experiences, and community-based research. We connect and integrate the campus, classroom, and the community by building sustainable partnerships, assessing learning, and tracking impact.


Vision

We strive to be a national leader in service-learning and civic engagement by providing:

  • Rigorous and reflective academic experiences
  • Cutting edge resources and support for faculty
  • Valuable engagement experiences that address community issues

What We Do

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Facilitate the University- Organization partnership process & manage legal forms

Match organizations with relevant courses to serve mutually identified needs

Celebrate and connect outstanding Community Partners

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Register & track all Community Learning Opportunities for Academic Credit

Match organizations with relevant courses to serve mutually identified needs

Provide resources, forms, & support for faculty engaged in service-learning

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Advocate for quality experiential learning opportunities on and off campus

Assess student impact & experience to improve all stakeholder benefits

Promote critical reflection & civic engagement as essential pieces of education

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Improve faculty development, rewards & recognition, and assessment of service-learning

  

Service-Learning & Civic Engagement