Reasons to Integrate Community Learning

  • Make a difference for the university and surrounding community by helping to address pressing community problems.
  • Enhance your teaching effectiveness by providing students with a "real world" context for theory and discipline-specific knowledge.
  • Engage students through powerful curricula, interactive classroom discussions and personalized student learning.
  • Raise students' awareness of current social and community issues as they relate to academic areas of interest.
  • Develop students' critical thinking, writing, interpersonal communication and citizenship skills.
  • Advance your research & scholarship efforts