Providing students avenues to pursue meaningful community engagement experiences at
a variety of commitment levels in order to enhance their ability to meet learning
outcomes in academic and co-curricular arenas at Ferrum College.
More about Service Learning
A collaboration between the college and one or more communities. Projects meet community-defined
It may be integrated into the academic curriculum (course-based, credit bearing) or
may be implemented as a co-curricular activity. In either case, service learning requires
time for reflection (critical thinking, writing or talking) about the experience. Ideally,
service learning enriches classroom knowledge and skills, develops a sense of caring
for others, and develops civic responsibility.