• Students weeding a garden

What is Service-Learning?

Campus Compact defines service-learning in the following way: “Service-learning incorporates community work into the curriculum, giving students real-world learning experiences that enhance their academic learning while providing a tangible benefit for the community.”

We see service-learning as a win-win situation where the student meets a community need, and the community organizations build student knowledge that relates to course curriculum.

Service-learning encompasses three main components:
  1. Service
  2. Curricular connection
  3. Reflection

Mary Oseni 02.16.2015
Video by CCBC MD
Mary completed her service-learning hours at Head Start.

Spotlights on Service-Learning Courses

Every semester the faculty at CCBC engage students to participate in service-learning.

Learn more about their experience »