Service-Learning By: Kaylee Higginbotham
Service-Learning: “Service learning combines community service with classroom instruction, focusing on critical, reflective thinking as well as personal and civic responsibility. Service learning programs involve students in activities that address local needs while developing their academic skills and commitment to their community.”-American Association of Community Colleges
Benefits On-Hand Learning Critical thinking and problem solving skills A higher understanding Tests your skills Connection to different networks of people Develops communication and leadership Skills Increase awareness of problems in the community Seeing diverse cultures and lifestyles
VSU Football I was able to work at a Valdosta State Football game as a greeter. As spectators came in I thanked them for coming and answered any questions they may have had. I enjoyed giving back to the athletic program and meeting all the people who supports the VSU athletic program.
Works Cited www.aacc.nche.edu