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ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships

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Countless groups of students partner with community groups to address needs through The $100 Solution projects each semester.

Campus and community also meet annually to talk about pressing issues in the area and how they can work together in groups through the Campus & Community Network.

An Introduction to Service-Learning in Higher Education
Wednesday, October 22nd
Downing Student Union 2122
Service-learning in a higher education setting can be an extraordinary pedagogical strategy that combines a specific service experience with specific learning goals. “An Introduction to Service-Learning in Higher Education” workshop will focus on how to use service-learning as a vehicle to teach academic content to students in a university setting. Attendees will gain helpful tips and insights on syllabi construction, the academic benefits of SL, and how to use this pedagogical tool come alive in and out the classroom. In addition, attendees will see examples of service-learning at Western Kentucky University.
For more information about service-learning at WKU, contact Lauren Cunningham at



Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

November 17-21, 2014
Join in the activities for Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The Student Ambassadors of Service are working with Housing and Residence Life and Omega Phi Alpha to coordinate meaningful service and learning activities from November 17-21st. Learn more about how you can get involved. 

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