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‌Students can experience learning that has the potential to be "life-changing." Often there are opportunities to interact with individuals and situations in the community in ways that could never occur in a classroom setting. Students involved in service learning are more engaged in their education and receive an enhanced academic, cultural and social perspective. Reflection is a critical component of the service learning experience.

  • Karen Arnie
    Director of Internships, Service Learning, and Employer Engagement
    Career Services Center
    Lib Jackson Student Union A203


  • Builds on knowledge and skills relevant to the student’s academic program.
  • Develops a higher level of comprehension in connecting classroom theory with practice.
  • Requires students to compare and contrast expected learning to their actual learning.
  • Provides opportunities to learn from individuals of different ethnic, social, lifestyle and educational backgrounds.
  • Develops enhanced leadership and empathetic skills.
  • Provides a platform for students to re-evaluate their attitudes, values, prejudices, and beliefs about the world in which they live.


To access a list of community service sites and opportunities, please click here.