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Service Learning

Service Learning integrates academic study with community service and advocates volunteerism toward social causes. Faculty who make service a part of the curriculum and community organizations who provide a learning outlet, provide students with opportunities to develop skills while contributing to their communities.

Benefits Include:

  • Linking classroom instruction to real-world situations
  • Getting valuable, work related experience
  • Building your resume
  • Helping others in your community
  • Networking with colleagues, community partners, and possible future employers
  • Improving interpersonal skills
  • Developing skills and exploring career choices
  • Completing applications for job shadowing, internships, or employment opportunities
  • Gaining valuable references
  • Establishing mentoring connections 
  • Getting a societal perspective on real world problems 

 

 

 

 

 

Contact Information

Service Learning 

763-424-0759

Katie Butler

kbutler@nhcc.edu

Mission
To connect students, faculty and the community in learning activities that blend classroom instruction with civic responsibility.

Vision
To foster collaboration among students, faculty and the community that enhances the educational process, addresses community needs and builds student life skills.

 

Student Verification System

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