What is it?
- Combines classroom instruction with community service, focusing on critical, reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility
- Involves students in activities that meet locally identified needs while developing academic skills and commitment to community
- Activities can take place on or off campus
A variety of courses offer service-learning as a teaching strategy in their courses. Contact Mary Smith in the Community Based Learning office for current course offerings.
JCCC has short-term service-learning programs in Las Pintas, Mexico, and Uganda that are coordinated by Mary Smith.