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Celebrate Service


Never in all their history have men been able truly to conceive of the world as one: a single sphere, a globe, having the qualities of a globe, a round earth in which all the directions eventually meet, in which there is no center because every point, or none, is center — an equal earth which all men occupy as equals.
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What is Service-Learning

Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with course content and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach social and civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.

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Why Service-Learning

Research shows that Service-Learning improve grades, increases retention, and develop s students' personal and social responsibility.

  • Promotes learning by active participation and extending learning into the community
  • Provides structured time for students to reflect upon their learning
  • Provides opportunity to use skills and knowledge in real-life situations

Service Learning strengthens both education and local communities:

  • Builds collaborative partnerships between colleges and community organizations
  • Meets community needs through service projects
  • Provides engaging opportunities for students to work with others

*The above information was provided by the Corporation for National and Community Service, Learn & Serve America

Service-Learning Facts

  • PPSC students dedicated 7,814 hours to Service-Learning - nearly 4 full-time jobs!
  • The average PPSC Service-Learning student spends an average of 24 hours preparing for and implementing their projects.
  • PPSC has over 95 faculty implementing Service-Learning in the classroom
  • PPSC partnered with over 50 community partners who serve to make our community a better place to live.

Hours in Full-Time Jobs

hours that students spend preparing for and implementing their projects.

Faculty who are Implementing Service-Learning in the classroom

Celebrate Service 2020

Honoring Our Students, Faculty, And Community Partners


Contact Us

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Melissa Nelson


(719) 502-3300

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