Service-Learning in the News


2014 Articles

WSC education students volunteer at Head Start


New memorial unveiled on Veterans Day


Engebretsen and Keino will travel to Ethiopia and Nepal


Restored photos on display at WSC


WSC faculty working with community on service learning


Wayne State celebrating Homecoming Oct. 2-4, 2014


Inaugural Ron Holt Civic Engagement Awards Presented At WSC


'Fix It' and 'Wild Ride' Service Learning project encourages students to hop on bikes


Service Learning students part of Wayne's Grow an Extra Row project


Encouraging children to read at an early age


Holt Award open for nominations


2013 Articles

World Heat Day - Wayne Herald


Wayne State College students complete service learning project at Wayne County Museum


Russian professor on Fulbright grant


Service-Learning class projects connect college and community members


Wayne State College Earns Place on National Honor Roll for Community Service


2012 Articles

WSC Students Donate New Computers to Gardner Senior Center


Wayne's green bike program promotes student leadership.


Blood pressure reading part of service-learning effort at WSC


Wayne State College students hear wisdom of elders


NDED grant breaks new ground (see page 2)


WSC Service-Learning Efforts Net Presidential Honor Roll for Community Service


Theater performance in Spanish (page 2)


Health & Resource Fair (page 2)


Indoor Tri-athalon (page 5)


Language Arts Festival (page 4)


Wacky Snacky  (page 16)


Language Arts Festival (page 4)


Mural, Mural on the Wall (13)



2011 Articles


Food Drive (page 6)


Travel to South America (page 16)


Excellence in Service Award (page 4)


Fitness is Fun (Page 3)


Texas Travelers- Alternative Spring Break (page 4)


Language Arts Festival (page 3)


Nebraska colleges join public service network


Festival Provides Young Writers and Artist with Opportunity


A Day at the Library


Language Arts Festival Gives Students Learning Opportunities


Can We Have Class Outside?


WSC Red Cross Club Donates Pet CPR Manikins


2010 Articles


Collegial Congratulations!!

Past Service-Learning Coordinator and faculty member Dr. Jean Karlen along with office assistant Dawn Hirschman attended the conference and were recognized as the recipients of the Administration Commendation in Service-Learning Award. The award highlighted the dedication and perseverance that both Karlen and Hirschman have lent to the Service-Learning program at WSC.  Currently, the program is in its eleventh year of enhanced educational opportunities and service to area communities, the success of which is due in large part to Dr. Karlen and S-L budget manager Dawn Hirschman.


Students and Faculty Present at Annual Conference

~~Team members Jean Karlen and Dawn Hirschman win Administration Commendation In Service-Learning~~


Cram the Van Project for Hunger and Homelessness Week


National Geographic Giant Map of Asia Debuts at WSC


Annual Leadership Conference "Filled the Buckets" this Year


WSC Biology Club Works with 3rd-Graders at Izaak Lake (Pages 5 and 6)


Service-Learning Outreach Unites Campus and Community


Service-Learning Projects planned for National Hunger and Homelessness Week


Largest Floor Map of Asia to Make Debut at WSC


A Whole Lot of Asia


"Cram the Van" Fights Local Hunger


Holiday Open House to Feature Digitally Restored Photographs


"Cram the Van" Raises Awareness of Hunger and Homelessness


WSC Students Lend a Hand to Cedar County Historical Museum


Art Department Sponsors Art Expo for Veterans Memorial

~~This project raised over $3000 for the Wayne County Veterans Memorial


Bowls Filled with Emptiness


Collegiate Challege (Alternate Spring Break)


Kansas City Experience (Alternate Spring Break)


Orphan Grain Train


S.H.A.P.E. Club Encourages Healthy Habits

~~They had over 204 attendees for the 2010 Health and Wellness Fair!


Wayne County Veterans Memorial


WSC Receives $5000 in Grant Funds


WSC Wellness Fair is Set


WSC ITE Students Design Technology Lab for Winnebago Public School


Collegial Congratulations!!

Dr. Deborah Whitt, professor and chair of the Department of Communication at Wayne State College, and Dr. Wen-Chi Wu of Providence University in Taiwan, recently co-authored an article entitled "Symbiotic Learning Experiences for Intercultural Communication and English Foreign Language Students: An approach to Motivate Students to Speak and Write in Intercultural Contexts." The article appears in the newly-published textbook Best Practices in Experiential and Service Learning in Communication, edited by David W. Worley et. al. Initiated by the International Communication Association, the project was published by Great River Technologies.




NEW SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE! The $500 Service Learning Scholarship

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Wayne State College was named in the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll!!


Lisa Nelson

Service-Learning Coordinator

(402) 375-7182

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