The Service Learning Program at Marygrove is curricular and co-curricular in nature and provides an opportunity for students to maximize their learning experiences while living out the college’s mission and commitment to social justice. Curricular service learning involves students in some form of required community service and uses that service as a means of understanding course concepts and personal intervention when addressing social issues. The curricular service learning program requires students to complete a maximum of 15 hours of service at a pre-selected community agency site while fulfilling the objectives of that course. Co-curricular service learning is any service experience in which students have intentional learning goals and actively reflect on what they are learning throughout the experience. Annual co-curricular projects include:
Dr. Mary Byrnes, asst. professor of Sociology, is quoted explaining why seniors need to organize in the community. http://t.co/Pz3DNFADdQ?