Service Learning

Definition: Service-learning is a method of teaching and learning that integrates community service activities into academic curricula and expands the learning of students from the classroom to the community.

Mission: Our mission is to promote civic engagement through service-learning activities across the Fort Hays State University campus, in alignment with the Kansas Board of Regents goal to improve community/civic engagement.

Objectives:

  • Identify current service-learning efforts at FHSU
  • Educate the faculty, staff, and community about service-learning
    • Benefits
    • Resources
    • Website
  • Coordinate the implementation of service-learning
    • Course design
    • Syllabi/Projects
    • Workshops
  • Identify community needs and form community partnerships
  • Develop a FHSU service-learning network

For more information, visit the National Service-Learning Clearinghouse.

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