Service Learning

Service Learning

For Faculty

For Faculty:


University Benefits:

  • Cultivates the next generation of talent within Southwest Michigan’s region, and continues to grow Western Michigan University as a relevant research-one institution.
  • Builds human capital by expanding and strengthening student experience.
  • Enhances the reputation of the University as an engaged campus, committed to regional support, student growth, and economic development.
  • Builds a reputation for our students as innovative, engaged learners from a full spectrum of disciplines.
  • Meets the University’s mission to provide high-quality education, including a strong focus on experiential education.
  • Prepares high-quality graduates who are better prepared to enter the workforce, which serves to entice potential students, both domestic and abroad.
  • Engages the community in mutually supportive endeavors.


Do you integrate service into your course? Please contact us and provide us with a course description and title!  Please click here:

Mary Beckman (University of Notre Dame) Presentation "Integrating Faculty Research with Community Interests”



Service Learning
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