Service-Learning at UA
Thanks to a generous donation from the Knight Foundation, faculty can now apply for a Service-Learning Mini-Grant. Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis. Please click here for more details on how to apply!
Congratulations to Dr. Beyerle's awesome presentation at the Council on Foundations conference! Her "presentation captured not only the substance of [her] work but the collaborative spirit that makes partnerships successful."
– President of the National Campus Compact
For more information contact:
Dr. Theresa S. Beyerle
Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.
The service-learning office in the Institute for Teaching and Learning exists to foster student engagement and enhance learning through service-learning at The University of Akron.
- Assistance integrating service-learning projects into coursework
- Training on the basics of service-learning
- Help building relationships with community partners
- Support through writing and implementing service-learning grant proposal
|Reciprocal = Service benefits the provider as well as the recipient
||Rigorous = Service helps to achieve specific academic goals and objectives
||Relevant = Structured reflection about the service experience