GEN ST 344: Introduction to Service and Community

There is still space available in the Carlson Center’s autumn quarter course GEN ST 344: How Can I Help?: An Introduction to Service & Community. This course is ideal for first and second year students at the UW who are interested in serving their local community and thinking critically about what effective community engagement looks like. Please pass along to students whom you think might be interested. A course description and information on obtaining an add code are below.

General Studies 344: How Can I Help?: An Introduction to Service & Community
Many UW students are interested in exploring service and volunteer opportunities in Seattle; however, it can be difficult to know where to get involved, how to find a good fit, and how to most effectively work in a community-based setting. How Can I Help? An Introduction to Service and Community is a three-credit service-learning course that will offer a basic foundation on community service for students in their first or second year at the UW. Through participating in a quarter-long service-learning commitment, visiting local non-profit organizations, and participating in in-class discussions, readings, and activities students will gain a deeper understanding of the wide array of ways they can most effectively partner with their local community and integrate a commitment to service into their academic and professional futures.

Apply here to receive an add code for Autumn 2013: HTTP://TINYURL.COM/Q7AGHCO

David Hlebain Coordinator of Community Partnerships Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center Center for Experiential Learning & Diversity University of Washington 206.616.2885

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