If you cannot view the Service Learning Seminar form above, please download a free version of Adobe Acrobat or print out a hardcopy and mail to Julie Dierberger at 6001 Dodge St. MBSC 114 Omaha, NE 68182.
Congratulations to Dr. Rose Strasser from the psychology department for winning the Outstanding Faculty Service Learning Award! She is pictured here with her project partners, L-R: Ms. Denise Gurss (Nebraska Humane Society), Dr. Strasser, Ms. Cathy Nelson (Blackburn High School), and Mr. Jason Pratte (Henry Doorly Zoo).
President's Honor Roll
UNO has been on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll every year since 2008. In 2010, UNO was a finalist for the award and has earned a spot on the Honor Roll with Distinction list in 2008, 2009 and 2011-2013. Learn more about the prestigious award here.
Excellence in Service Learning
UNO's Service Learning effors have been recognized and featured in The Guide to Service Learning Colleges & Universities. The University of Nebraska at Omaha is a member of Campus Compact and the Midwest Consortium for Service Learning in Higher Education.
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The University of Nebraska at Omaha is committed to building bridges between the campus and the community. Service learning is one of those bridges and is a method of teaching that connects academic coursework to community needs.
The Service Learning Academy works in collaboration with nonprofit community organizations, governmental agencies, and P-12 faculty. Projects are implemented that serve the community and create valuable learning experiences for UNO students. Students’ learning goes beyond the classroom as they apply their knowledge to real-life situations in the community. Reflection activities before, during, and after each project facilitate critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Service learning is a critical aspect in the academic and personnel development of UNO students.
The integration of academic knowledge with a service learning experience prepares students to work and serve in an increasingly diverse and challenging environment. This makes students more desirable for future employment and increases their sense of civic engagement.