Beneficial to STUDENTS

Studies demonstrate that students gain maximum benefits when their classroom learning becomes "active". Service Learning provides opportunities for a deeper understanding and application of classroom materials in a real-world setting.
• Students learn critical thinking, communication skills, teamwork and civic responsibility.
• Service Learning teaches problem solving skills. Depending on the class, it can provide research, mathematical, public speaking or computer skills.
• Service Learning allows students to experience different work environments and explore different career possibilities.
• Students gain valuable work experience to enhance their resume, while interacting with professionals in the field.
• Service Learning allows students to make a difference in their community by addressing real problems and assisting with the rebuilding effort.