Service-learning refers to educational experiences that link academic course work with efforts to meet a community need. This kind of learning promotes:

  • knowledge of course concepts and application of disciplinary material
  • understanding of the field of study in a broader context
  • a sense of civic responsibility.

The service-learning program serves to link teachers and learners to non-profit organizations with identified needs. We conduct workshops for faculty, provide support materials, and play the role of "matchmaker," connecting faculty to service organizations whose needs students may address as a part of their educational experience.

Faculty Engagement

Many faculty at Bucknell are incorporating service-learning into their research and teaching, these faculty profiles feature some of their work. Please click the links below to learn more.

Service Opportunities

There are many service-related opportunities here at Bucknell for students, faculty and staff to participate in civic engagement both on and off-campus, as well as in geographic regions both foreign and domestic.

Alternative Breaks

Spend your break in service. Go on a Bucknell trip, work with a respected service organization, or create your own program.

 

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