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A Message to Faculty, Staff, Students, Community Partners, Visitors, and Friends:

Thank you for visiting the Office of Service-Learning on the web.

Our office facilitates service-learning partnerships across a multitude of academic disciplines and community sectors. We do this by supporting faculty in the design of quality, reciprocal service-learning courses; facilitating meaningful and relevant community partnerships; and mobilizing local communities through our renowned Smart Communities Initiative program.

Our site includes a wealth of resources for faculty, students, and community partners who are currently involved in or interested in service-learning. We are in the process of building out our web content to better capture the groundbreaking stories of service-learning on our campus and across our local, state, national, and global communities.  

I hope that you will take time to browse our site, consider the nature and impacts of service-learning work, and contact our office to become a part of the growing network of citizens, scholars, and professionals creating positive change through service-learning and engaged research.

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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Kelly Ellenburg, Director of Service-Learning | Smart Communities Initiative

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