LSC-CyFair Service Learning
I SERVE, I CARE.
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
Learn more about Edwin’s experience in the Houston Chronicle.