Faculty and Staff Information

A list of ways to utilize the Drake University Office of Community Engagement & Service-Learning:

  • Provide small funds for community engagement & service-learning supplies and logistical support
  • Identify sites for community engagement & service-learning components
  • Establish contact with community partners
  • Distribute brochures or forms about procedures for community engagement & service-learning to your students e.g. community partner agreements, service-learning site background checks, liability waivers
  • Present the topic of community engagement & service-learning to your class during the first few weeks of the semester
  • Provide descriptive information about the sites
  • Make a mid-semester e-mail contact with your students and their service site supervisors
  • Offer general or course-specific pre, mid, and / or post community engagement & service-learning reflection sessions
  • Conduct community partner, student, and faculty assessment for your community engagement & service-learning component
  • Provide resources to you or your students to insure the best experience possible
  • Showcase your project in various community engagement & service-learning events and publications
  • Provide faculty and staff development opportunities regarding community engagement & service-learning and related topics

If you are planning a community engagement or service-learning component in the upcoming semesters, please do not hesitate to contact Mandi McReynolds, Director office of Community Engagement & Service-Learning mandi.mcreynolds@drake.edu x2338 to set up a consultation meeting.

You can also apply for a Service-Learning mini-grant.

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