The Service Learning initiative seeks to expand opportunities to apply classroom knowledge in meeting the social needs of the community in a broader quest for the common good.

This experiential approach to learning can be implemented in courses that incorporate:

Service Learning, whether through short or long-term community service projects, affords students the opportunity to integrate theory into practice, apply practical skills, clarify values, and raise consciousness about community issues.

Vision

We envision a vibrant campus that is proactively engaged in our local community and greater society.

Mission

We expand opportunities for curricular and co-curricular learning that strive to transform scholarship and knowledge into wisdom and active service.

Core Values

Service Learning Initiative Committee is committed to:

  • Meeting the social needs and the common good of the local, national, and global community through volunteerism and classroom learning.
  • Creating vibrant, committed, compassionate, and collaborative engagement with our world (locally, nationally and globally).
  • Integrating the university culture of service that is mutually beneficial for both student and community growth.

Goals

Service Learning Initiative Committee will:

  1. Develop a culture of service, which seamlessly integrates the broader community’s needs with curricular and co-curricular activities.
  2. Maximize opportunities to engage in scholarship using classroom learning to put theory into practice through collaborative societal problem-solving.
  3. Develop activities that enhance growth and learning through service to benefit our surrounding community as well as the global community of which we are all a part.

The Service Learning initiative seeks to expand opportunities to apply classroom knowledge in meeting the social needs of the community in a broader quest for the common good.

This experiential approach to learning can be implemented in courses that incorporate:

Service Learning, whether through short or long-term community service projects, affords students the opportunity to integrate theory into practice, apply practical skills, clarify values, and raise consciousness about community issues.

Vision

We envision a vibrant campus that is proactively engaged in our local community and greater society.

Mission

We expand opportunities for curricular and co-curricular learning that strive to transform scholarship and knowledge into wisdom and active service.

Core Values

Service Learning Initiative Committee is committed to:

  • Meeting the social needs and the common good of the local, national, and global community through volunteerism and classroom learning.
  • Creating vibrant, committed, compassionate, and collaborative engagement with our world (locally, nationally and globally).
  • Integrating the university culture of service that is mutually beneficial for both student and community growth.

Goals

Service Learning Initiative Committee will:

  1. Develop a culture of service, which seamlessly integrates the broader community’s needs with curricular and co-curricular activities.
  2. Maximize opportunities to engage in scholarship using classroom learning to put theory into practice through collaborative societal problem-solving.
  3. Develop activities that enhance growth and learning through service to benefit our surrounding community as well as the global community of which we are all a part.

Contact Us

For additional information, please contact Co-Coordinator Dr. Laurene Clossey at (570) 422-3955 or lclossey@esu.edu.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Title of Department Leader
Co-Coordinator Service Learning
Name
Dr. LuAnn Batson-Magnuson
Phone:
(570) 422-3311
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