Service-Learning Advisory Committee

Mission

The UNCP Service-Learning Advisory Committee (SLAC) connects courses with the community through high impact academic service-learning opportunities in order to enhance student learning, faculty/staff curriculum, and to address local community and surrounding region needs.

Vision

The UNCP SLAC will work to create a campus environment that supports teaching and learning opportunities in which service is greatly valued, practiced, evaluated, and recognized though academic service-learning. UNCP Service-Learning supports the mission of UNCP, “Changing Lives through Education”, by supporting students to achieve the lifelong skills, knowledge, and character to graduate as civically engaged and competent citizens.

Service-Learning Goals

  1. Recruit and develop faculty in academic service-learning across all disciplines and surrounding schools.
  2. Provide support for faculty and staff teaching service-learning courses.
  3. Develop new and strengthen existing community based partnerships in high impact service-learning programs.
  4. Engage at least 50% of first year students in high-impact academic service-learning.
  5. Create and institutionalize a campus culture of service for students, staff, faculty, and the surrounding communities.
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Sandy Jacobs

Associate Director for Service-Learning

Dr. Scott Hicks

Associate Professor/English

Dr. Jane Haladay

Associate Professor/American Indian Studies

Christine Bell

Executive-in-Residence for Internships

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Danielle Holloway

Academic Resource Mentor Coordinator

Danielle Pernell

Direct Service/SART Coordinator

Jessica Markey

Student Service Leader for Service-Learning

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