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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs


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Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs

Office Location:
705 S. New Street
Lawrence Center, Room 241
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-3379
Fax: 610-430-5600

  • Student leaders packaged food at the Chester County Food Bank during the Annual Community Service Retreat.

  • Students spent a week on Alternative Spring Break in Philadelphia working on a community gardens with the PA Horticulture Society, Teens4Good, and Waste Oil Recyclers.

  • WCU volunteers worked with the American Red Cross to set up an emergency shelter at WCU to assist community members who lost electricity in their homes due to a winter storm.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Tips and Trends in Service-Learning
October 28 from 11:00am – 1:00pm in Sykes Student Union, Room 210
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 For more information, contact the Service-Learning Faculty Associate, Liz Wang at

Sleep Out at WCU
Saturday, October 10-11 from 4 p.m. to 8 a.m.
This event aims to build awareness of the issue of poverty. Clothing, shoes, non-perishable food, and monetary donations will be accepted to support those facing homelessness. Click here to register as an individual or group for this event.

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.

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