How can Service Learning improve my college experience?
Become involved with the collegiate and Houston communities
Gain new skills and experiences
Lead to future internship and career opportunities
Demonstrates leadership, community involvement, scholarship, and skills which can be added to resumes, scholarship, transfer, and job applications
Four year Colleges and Employers look for a Service Learning Designation on transcripts
Why should students participate in Service Learning Experiences?
Provides hands-on learning experiences that tie students’ classroom knowledge in with serving their community
Expands students’ learning environment and opportunities beyond the classroom
Gives students new ways of leading and learning
What does Service Learning involve?
Apply what you are learning in the classroom to working with the community
Work with your professor to design or select a service project
Getting to and from the service site
Connecting with the Community
Reflecting on the service work you are doing
Earn a Service Learning designation on your transcript after 15 hours of Service Learning per semester
What types of Service Learning opportunities are there?
Check out our past projects!
On campus opportunities
Service Learning in the Houston Community
Service Learning Experience
Service Learning Experience – Edwin Campos, Summer 2017
"Edwin Campos volunteered at the Texas Wildlife Rehabilitation Coalition (TWRC) Wildlife Center on Hammerly Boulevard as part of a Service Learning project in Professor Aurora Lugo's biology class for non-science majors." - Lone Star College-CyFair News