705 S. New Street
Lawrence Center, Room 241
West Chester, PA 19382
Faculty Workshop: Best Practices for Creating a Service-Learning Course
Wednesday, March 18th - 11:00am - 1:00pm, Sykes Student Union, Room 209
This workshop is designed to give faculty the tools to incorporate community based learning into the curriculum. The workshop will include definitions and examples of service-learning, handouts for getting started, examples of current courses at WCU, and student speakers. Feel free to bring your course syllabi. Please RSVP to Joellen Reindl at JReindl@wcupa.edu. For more information, contact the Service-Learning Faculty Associate, Sara Lamb Kistler at Slamb@wcupa.edu. Lunch will be provided.
Report Your Community Service Hours!
The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs tracks student volunteer hours across campus. We ask that all clubs, organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, and individual students fill out our Community Service Monthly Report Form so we can better publicize your hard work and commitment to serving others.
Scholarship for Outstanding Volunteers
Take a few minutes and nominate a friend for the Outstanding Public Service Award! Nominations are due by April 17, 2015.
"The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measurable outcomes in the communities they serve."
West Chester University is part of 3% of colleges and universities nationwide that have received this award. The award honors our institutional focus on community engagement and exemplary exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity with local communities.(http://www.nationalservice.gov/about/initiatives/honorroll.asp, 10/24/12)